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Cultural News

Cultural News is a monthly global round-up of what's happening in culture to help you be up to date with current topics and trends. Excerpts are directly quoted from the articles – here you can browse through the featured stories and access the full issues.

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2019 Issues

Cultural News / April 30, 2019
The University of Michigan Unveils Its New Museum of Natural History

This month's issue of Cultural News features the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History which opened the doors to its spectacular new home in the campus’s Biological Sciences Building. “This is not a traditional bones-and-stones natural history museum—although it does have plenty of both,” says Maria Piacente Lord’s lead on this project. “Everyone agreed that we were going to elevate the visitor experience, and find new ways to tell stories about our planet. Working with a tier-one research institution also meant we had a rare opportunity to connect the public directly to the very latest ideas in the natural sciences.”

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Cultural News / March 29, 2019
Women’s History Month Wrap-up

For Women’s History Month, we took the opportunity to write tributes to many of the inspiring and amazing women we work with across the cultural sector. Our company's president and co-founder Gail Lord posted stories to LinkedIn all through March about mentors, innovators, and trailblazers our team has had the pleasure to work with or meet. Follow these links to find out more about some of the many women we admire so much.

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Mandela: Struggle For Freedom Travelling Exhibition
Cultural News / February 28, 2019
Mandela: Struggle for Freedom – Coming to a City Near You

This month's issue of Cultural News features the North American tour of Mandela: Struggle for Freedom. This one-of-a-kind exhibition on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela tells a story of racism, oppression, resistance and reconciliation that changed the world forever – and continues to be relevant today. Read more about this and other news in the February issue of Cultural News.

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Conferences and events of 2019
Cultural News / January 31, 2019
Exciting year of conferences and events

In this edition of Cultural News, we look ahead to an exciting year of conferences and events. Members of our team will be speaking at a variety of conferences in Canada, the United States, Bermuda, Denmark, and elsewhere around the world. Meet our team and join us for presentations and conversations at AltCon2019, the Building Museums Symposium, the International Conference of National Trusts, the American Planning Association National Planning Conference, the Canadian Museum Association National Conference, the American Alliance of Museums Annual Meeting & Museum Expo, and the Ecsite Annual Conference. We look forward to meeting, and hearing from you in 2019.

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