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Media Coverage

October 31, 2016
Business Wire

Four Freedoms Park Conservancy Announces Leadership Transition and Strategic Direction Through 2020

Ambassador William J. vanden Heuvel, founder of Four Freedoms Park Conservancy, announced today the completion of a three-year strategic plan for the organization. Funded by Alphawood Foundation Chicago, the plan, designed with consultants Lord Cultural Resources, sets the stage for Four Freedoms Park.

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October 5, 2016
The New York Times

A Museum About Rights, and a Legacy of Uncomfortable Canadian Truths

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg has become a symbol of the contradictions between the nation’s modern multicultural identity and what critics say is an unreconciled legacy of human rights violations against indigenous peoples that continue to this day.

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June 16, 2016
Luxury Retreats magazine

Style and Substance: Museum Maestro, Gail Dexter Lord

Gail Lord talks about travel, life on the road and why culture is central to our humanity.

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April 18, 2016
The Irish Times

The Future of Museums: ‘Soft Power’ and the Hard Sell

Aidan Dunn explores how the MuseumNext conference in Dublin, Ireland addresses the idea of museums as agents of soft power.

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December 4, 2015
Art Media Agency (AMA)

Museum of the Future: Tool of Soft Power?

Gail Lord talks to Art Media Agency about soft power of museums.

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December 1, 2015
ECSITE Spokes #14

Paradigm Shift Soft Power & Creativity

Maarten Okkersen, Museon, The Hague, Netherlands, reviews the October 2015 Amsterdam's Hands On! Conference that aimed to explore the ways in which museums can encourage imagination, creativity and lifelong learning in children. In her conference keynote speech, Gail Lord urged city governments to embrace museums as the signifiers of their cities, increasing real estate values while attracting investment, tourists and creative workers. Gail also presented 15 tips to help museums activate their Soft Power and use it as a tool, and discussed developments in the knowledge economy and the changing landscape of informal learning.

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August 14, 2015
Winnipeg Free Press

Maria Piacente is quoted in this article about Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, and Legacy.

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August 10, 2015
The Museum of the Future

Jasper Visser reviews Cities, Museums, and Soft Power by Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg.

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August 8, 2015

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the Bihar Museum in Patna, India. Lord Cultural Resources developed the project.

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August 1, 2015
Artology: Magazine for Art, Travel & Creativity

The author of the article, Ming Liu, talks about Gail Lord, her 30-plus years of experience and expertise in cultural projects, and her new book Cities, Museums and Soft Power

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