The long-stalled Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor has a new blueprint for creating a local educational attraction and tourist destination.
Consultants that helped develop the strategic action plan were Lord Cultural Resources, based in Toronto; Elizabeth Kennedy Landscape Architects, based in Brooklyn; and Jon Stover & Associates, based in Washington, D.C.Read More
On February 6, the two-day international symposium of the Kolkata-based Centre of International Modern Art (CIMA) kicked off, close on the heels of the 2022 edition of the CIMA Awards, which took place the day before at Taj Bengal.
Taking the conversation on museums forward was the day’s final session titled Contemporary Role of Museums and Universities in the 21st Century. “Science is at the basis of museums but we often don’t think about it,” said Gail Lord, president and co-founder, Lord Cultural Resources, a Toronto-based global cultural consulting practice which offers planning services for museums, art galleries and other cultural institutions. “Imagination is the accumulation of democracy, science and community. It’s about unconventional spaces, bringing the past and present together and thinking imaginatively.”Read More
Christie, the global visual and audio technology company and official projection and display partner for Expo 2020 Dubai, has revealed its Christie 1DLP laser projectors are fascinating guests with stunning visuals in the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Canadian contracting company EllisDon, alongside Lord Cultural Resources, NGX Interactive and kubik maltbie as strategic partners, were awarded the contract to design, build and maintain the pavilion. kubik maltbie engaged Christie partner Electrosonic and Eos Lightmedia to deliver the AV systems and interactive lighting systems respectively, to be installed in the pavilion’s public presentation spaces.Read More
Mystic Seaport Museum has announced it has received three grants totaling $519,999 from Connecticut Humanities, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The museum said it will use this funding to support diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion, or DEAI, training across all departments. The museum has hired the firm Lord Cultural Resources, which helps museums with DEAI principles, to help with the effort.Read More
After standing unused for over 15 years, Niagara Parks Power Station has been reimagined to give visitors a fascinating exploration of the only fully intact, decommissioned hydroelectric power plant of its era remaining in the world.
Gail Lord, co-founder and president of Lord Cultural Resources and Dov Goldstein, principal consultant at Lord, spoke to David Adames, CEO at Niagara Parks Commission, Kim Viney, senior director of business development at Niagara Parks and Émilie Grenier, head of creative at Thinkwell in Montreal about the project.Read More
New director Ngaire Blankenberg on challenges, strategies and priorities in her new role.
From 2008 – 2016, Blankenberg was European Director, Principal Consultant at Lord Cultural Resources, a global cultural consulting practice offering planning services for museums, art galleries, and other cultural institutions, working with president and co-founder, Gail Lord.Read More
Lord Cultural Resources, the world’s largest cultural professional practice, recently attended the launch of a new BIPOC Fellowship in Ontario, which has been developed by Gail Lord, president of Lord Cultural Resources, and Karen Carter, co-founder of Black Artists’ Network in Dialogue.Read More
Emerging trends in construction showcased in projects such as the Canada pavilion.Read More
There is talk of the implementation of a new Metis Nation of British Columbia (MNBC) Culture and Language Institute. Three information gathering sessions were hosted by MNBC’s Ministry of Culture, Heritage and Language.
The community engagement sessions occurred on Sept. 27, Oct. 4, and Oct. 5 via Zoom to discuss the potential of the Institute, as well as what members would like the vision and focus to be. A total of 54 community members across the province participated in the sessions, voting on a variety of ideas and options at hand. Ted Silberberg of Lord Cultural Resources facilitated the voting process.Read More
The Canadian Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai combines elements from the Canadian landscape and Arabic architecture to reflect the expo theme, Connecting Minds and Creating the Future. EllisDon was selected to design, build and maintain the Canadian Pavilion working with consortium members Moriyama & Teshima Architects, Amana, Lord Cultural Resources, Hatch, Kubik, Thornton Tomasetti and NGX.Read More