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January 29, 2019
Long Beach kicks off long-awaited process to develop African-American cultural center

It’s been nearly a year since Long Beach City Councilman Al Austin called for the city to begin developing an African-American cultural center — and that process is finally taking shape.

Austin, along with other local leaders, spoke to a packed room at the Expo Arts Center in Bixby Knolls Tuesday evening, Jan. 29, about how residents can get involved with turning the idea into a reality.

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January 10, 2019
BC government's new Chinese Canadian history museum could cost up to $100 million

The provincial government announced its partnership with the City of Vancouver last September to explore the creation of a new Chinese-Canadian museum, and it is now engaged in a public consultation process that will help guide the creation of a detailed proposal.

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January 10, 2019
El museo Chillida-Leku se reabrirá al público en abril de este año

El museo Chillida-Leku, el imponente espacio artístico al aire libre que acoge más de 40 obras de gran formato del escultor vasco más universal, reabrirá sus puertas en abril de este año tras permanecer cerrado al público desde enero de 2011, cuando la familia del artista decidió el cierre por la crisis económica y la falta de ayudas oficiales. "Estamos francamente encantados ante esta nueva etapa que va a experimentar Chillida-Leku”, afirma Luis Chillida en nombre de los herederos.

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January 4, 2019
Intelligence museum receives $10 million donation

One of the largest private foundations in the U.S. has donated $10 million to the National Museum of Intelligence and Special Operations, The Office of Strategic Services Society announced on Dec. 17.

A nonprofit based in Falls Church, the Office of Strategic Services Society promotes the history and work of the O.S.S., which was the country’s first centralized intelligence agency, and its successors, including the C.I.A.

The OSS Society has been working on the National Museum of Intelligence and Strategic Operations since 2015 when it commissioned the museum-planning firm Lord Cultural Resources to develop a master plan that outlined the concept, visitor experience, and cost and staffing expectations for the facility.

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December 19, 2018
Bermuda chosen for global conservation forum

The island is to host a major international conservation conference next year, according to the Bermuda National Trust.

The BNT won a bid for the International Conference of National Trusts 2019, which is expected to bring 150 representatives of conservation groups around the world.

The forum, from March 27 to 30, marks the group’s 18th conference. According to a Trust statement issued this afternoon, it was last staged in Bermuda 30 years ago.

It will coincide with the fourth Caribbean Conference of National Trusts, allowing trusts from around the region to discuss issues.

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November 28, 2018
Dallas Cultural Plan 2018 Unanimously Adopted by City Council

The city's new Cultural Plan, which makes a bold commitment to embrace equity and diversity in the city's arts landscape over the next seven to 10 years, got a unanimous vote of confidence from the Dallas City Council, which voted 14-0 to adopt the plan. See item 31 to see the plan unanimously approved.  “I just want to thank you Jennifer and Joy Bailey-Bryant and their group from New York, for this tremendous showing over the last year of all the different arts groups and all the different people.”

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November 16, 2018
Leading Culture Destinations Publication

The Leading Culture Destinations publication shines light on the best established and emerging cultural destinations worldwide. The collection of articles offers insights on the impact of artificial intelligence for the travel industry, how cultural nomads plan their journeys and how malta uses a culinary narrative to shift their destination brand with travellers. 
And it also reveals the best, new cultural hotspots from the LCD Awards 2018.

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November 1, 2018
Vanity Fair On Art

The Real Value of an Old Master

What turns a famous painting into a cultural icon? If museums could recreate the Mona Lisa effect, it would generate huge income. But can they? 

In the November issue of Vanity Fair on Art in The Real Value of an Old Master, Gail Lord was interviewed and quoted.

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October 30, 2018
Good News Pilipinas

Ayala Museum & Filipinas Heritage Library receive “Museum Oscars” as leading cultural destinations

The Ayala Museum and Filipinas Heritage Library were jointly awarded in the Leading Culture Destinations Awards – dubbed the “Oscars for Museums” – for best practices as a destination that influences and empowers visitors.

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October 18, 2018
Canadian Jewish News

Montreal Holocaust Museum

The Montreal Holocaust Museum is planning to expand in a new downtown location. A study conducted by Lord Cultural Resources looks positively on such a move.

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