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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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Culture Break with Rashida Phillips
Video / Cultural Change / Museum Planning / Exhibitions
Culture Break with Rashida Phillips

Our Vice President, Brad King dives into stimulating conversation with Rashida Phillips, Executive Director at American Jazz Museum. Rashida Phillips began her newly appointed position as Executive Director of January 2020. In her about me section on the American Jazz Museum, Phillips states, “I believe all the roads of my life’s journey have led me to the American Jazz Museum.”

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Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo - PART 2

Watch the second part of this spectacular conversation with our Director, Sean Stanwick and Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo, Senior Director of Arts and Culture of the Ayala Museum.

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Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo
Video / Museum Planning / Strategic Planning
Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo - PART 1

On this episode, our Director,  has an insightful conversation with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo, Senior Director of Arts and Culture of the Ayala Museum.

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Culture Break with Jason Cryan and Sarah George
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Jason Cryan and Sarah George

On this episode we have our Senior Practice Leader, Kathleen Brown, converse with Jason Cryan and Sarah George, Executive Director and Chief Philanthropy Officer of the Natural History Museum of Utah. As Executive Director, Jason Cryan helps shape the vision for the Museum and advocate for a highly skilled, creative, and dedicated staff.

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Culture Break with Pepe Serra
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Pepe Serra

On this episode we have our Senior Practice Leader, Javier Jiménez Fernández-Fígares, in an insightful conversation with Pepe Serra Villalba, Director at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC).

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Bihar Biennale Talk
Video / Cultural Change / Museum Planning
Container vs Platform: Museum as an open space for conversation

As part of the Bihar Museum Biennale 2021 this panel addressed these questions: How are the museums of the day increasingly becoming platforms of dialogue and representation? To what extent are engagement driven programs, workshops, and seminars, helping museums open lively conversation of relevance? Are we seeing an evolution of museum cultures towards becoming a democratic platform and how?

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Culture Break with Cheryl Bernard
Video / Museum Planning / Exhibitions
Culture Break with Cheryl Bernard

For our last episode of Season 1 of Culture Break, we have our Senior Principal, Ted Silberberg in conversation with Cheryl Bernard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

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