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digital backbone
Video / Digital
Building Your Digital Backbone

Technology allows arts organizations to tell stories better, to share knowledge, to understand audiences, and to increase operational efficiency. To harness the possibilities of technology, organizations need to understand their own internal capabilities, incorporate digital assessment into their strategic vision, and plan for future digital opportunities. Now more than ever, it is critical for arts organizations to adopt digital tools and technologies to improve their operational efficacy , engage audiences, and innovate new ways of artistic presentation.

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Time is on My Side: The New Context for Revisiting History Museum
Presentation / Cultural Change / Museum Planning
Time is on My Side: The New Context for Revisiting History Museum

The inaugural Museums/Musées Canada Summit took place in Kitchener from April 3– 6, 2022. Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder, Lord Cultural Resources spoke at the summit on The New Context for Revisiting History Museums. Read her presentation to learn more about the challenges history museums are facing today and some ideas for a path forward.

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Podcast with Gail Lord
Podcast / Museum Planning
The Parthenon Marbles & What Purpose Do Museums Serve?

Listen to a discussion with Prof. Dimitrios Pandermalis, President of the Acropolis Museum on the Parthenon Marbles; also, what should museums be and what can they offer the public, with museum consultant Gail Lord and Paul Denis, Assistant Curator, Greek and Roman Galleries at the Royal Ontario Museum. 

Under increasing pressure to right past wrongs and repatriate the cultural objects they house, museums find themselves on the cusp potentially of a great letting go – not only of artifacts, but of old roles. What then? A Q&A with Museum expert  Gail Lord discusses unlocking the way forward, even as museums consider unlocking their vaults.

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CIMA Panel February 2022
Video / Cultural Change
Contemporary Role of Museums and Universities in the 21st Century

Lord Cultural Resources was proud to be part of the virtual conference organized by the Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA), Kolkata, and Ashoka University: “Imaginations; Rural, Urban, Global”. Gail Lord participated in the panel titled Contemporary role of Museums and Universities in 21st century.

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Cultural Welfare Panel
Video / Cultural Change
Cultural Welfare Panel

The Cultural Welfare panel took place on Dec 3, 2021 as part of AISC2021 the Annual Symposium of the Italian Association for Canadian Studies, hosted by the University of Bologna, in collaboration with academic and cultural partners in Italy and Canada. Special guests were President Emerita of OCAD University Sara Diamond; distinguished University of Toronto scholar and urban cultural policy expert Daniel Silver; director of the Master in “Digital Marketing and Communication” University of Bologna Business School, Roberto Grandi; art critic, curator, and expert in public art Fabiola Naldi. Hosts: Paolo Granata (University of Toronto) and Martin Stiglio (ARCHI).

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Culture Break with Frederic Bertley
Video / Cultural Change
Culture Break with Frederic Bertley

Watch our season finale of Culture Break with Gail Lord and Frederic Bertley, President and CEO of COSI - Center of Science and IndustryYou’ll learn Frederic’s advice for young people who want to enter a career in science and find out how COSI is feeding underserved communities across the US with their learning lunch boxes program!

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Culture Break with Tracy Colunga
Video / Cultural Planning
Culture Break with Tracy Colunga

On this episode Veronica Gonzales, Thought Leader, Lord Cultural Resources, sits down with , Chief Innovation Officer at the City of Long Beach, to speak about the development of the Latino cultural center project! Tracy rose from officer, to manager to Chief Innovation Officer through her 15 year tenure at the City of Long Beach. She has led the City of Long Beach Office of Civic Innovation since 2017/2018. Her passion to build a Latino cultural center is a culmination of being the granddaughter of migrant farmworkers and having a mother who worked a blue collar job.

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Culture Break with Daniel Hammer
Video / Strategic Planning
Culture Break with Daniel Hammer

This week's exciting conversation features Monica Sylvain, Ph.D., DEI Thought Leader here at Lord, along with Daniel Hammer, President and CEO of The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC). Learn about how Daniel Hammer and Lord developed a strategic plan for THNOC in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Culture Break with Gerald Dieleman
Video / Gardens & Parks
Culture Break with Gerald Dieleman

On this episode our Principal Consultant, Lisa Wright and Gerald Dieleman, Senior Director - Horticulture at Assiniboine Park ConservancyAs senior director, Dieleman does project planning and coordination for implementation of Public Garden and deals with Horticulture/landscape related capital projects.

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