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April 5, 2018
D Magazine

An Insider’s Guide to the Busiest 10 Days of the Dallas Art World

With Aries season comes the most populated stretch of the arts calendar in Dallas. The next 10 days of the city-christened Dallas Arts Month include the Dallas Art Fair, a slew of gallery openings, numerous pop-ups, galas, and parties.

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March 29, 2018
Theatre Dance Opera: Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts

Soft Power Destinations Awards

Theatre Dance Opera (TAPA) promoted the Soft Power Destinations Awards submissions on their website. "The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practices in cultural destinations." - TAPA

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March 28, 2018
CBC News Nova Scotia

Plan to move NSCAD, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to waterfront 'cultural hub'

A new "cultural hub" the provincial government says will help make Nova Scotia a "world leader in visual arts" is in the works for Halifax's waterfront.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and NSCAD University will both be moved from their current downtown Halifax locations to a new facility.

The project was announced Wednesday. A tender will be issued in the coming weeks to develop a detailed proposal that will consider where exactly the cultural hub should be located, how much it will cost, and look at issues like parking, according to Culture Minister Leo Glavine.

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February 22, 2018
TVO: The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Reinventing Museums

Gail discussed the reinvention of museums. How a they facing their colonial roots and connect with communities at TVO’s The Agenda with Steve Paikin, along with Silvia Forni, Gordon Shadrach and Andrew Hunter.

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February 16, 2018

Holocaust memorial, Daniels projects win NY Design award

Two Canadian projects were among 32 winners honoured last month at the 2018 AIA New York Design Awards symposium held in New York City.

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February 2, 2018
Brampton Guardian

Brampton seeking public input for culture master plan

The City of Brampton is looking for ideas on how to shape its first culture master plan.

Local planners have embarked on drafting a new strategy for the delivery of municipal cultural services and investments over the next 10 years.

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January 31, 2018
University Affairs

What’s it like to work beyond the professoriate? Six PhDs explain

Lord Cultural Resources vice president Brad King talks about what to expect when moving from academia to the non-academic workplace. The two-part interview is available here and here

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January 27, 2018

Food is the new battlefield among museums, and Singapore has set the bar

Modern museumgoers have increasingly high expectations when it comes to the quality and inventiveness of food available to them at cultural institutions. As Gail Lord describes, “we are certainly living in a foodie age when people snap photos of food with the same enthusiasm they do for the Mona Lisa”. While the National Gallery Singapore is indeed setting a competitve standard with Michelin-quality dining on-site, Gail notes examples of museums from the 1980s onward which are integrating food into visitor experience.

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January 26, 2018
Dallas Observer

Wild Detectives Gathering Seeks a Place for Literary Community in Dallas' 2018 Cultural Plan

More than 60 writers, poets, publishers and book fans packed into a local independent bookstore and were split into smaller groups. The Office of Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with Lord Cultural Resources and buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, asked the groups three questions: What is good, or not good, about working in Dallas? What is missing from the local literary arts scene? What are you willing to do to make those changes happen?

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January 22, 2018
Globe and Mail

After Years of Neglect, Old City Hall Deserves Toronto’s Attention

Mr. Ortved's firm, CS&P Architects, has been studying Old City Hall along with a platoon of other consultants including museum specialists Lord Cultural Resources. Their recommendation, endorsed by city staff, is to re-purpose the building for a new city museum. This is something Toronto should have had 40 years ago, a huge missing link among its cultural institutions and a needed forum for discussion of the past and present. The consultants also imagine a new branch library, five times the size of the current branch in City Hall; and a variety of other "compatible uses," likely office space.

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