PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND • The new Parks Canada visitor centre at the Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P. E. I., opens up a world of stories about the woman who created one of Canada’s most famous literary characters.
The Visitor Centre focuses on the life of author L. M. Montgomery, whose most famous novel, Anne of Green Gables, introduced the character of Anne Shirley to the world in 1908. Anne’s bravery and charm, and her passion for friendship, imagination, community, and natural beauty endeared her to readers all over the world.Read More
The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practice in cultural destinations.
Does your city, cultural organization, or cultural collaboration have a strong and positive influence in your community? We want to hear from you, you can nominate your own, or other exemplary organizations for consideration. Nominations close on September 15, 2019.Read More
Lord Cultural Resources mourns the passing of architectural giant, Phil Freelon. Lord began working with Phil and the Freelon Group more than 20 years ago, with the creation of the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) in San Francisco. Together Lord and Freelon, developed an institution that asked the world, “When did you first learn you were African?”Read More
A new interpretive centre at Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish, P.E.I., will lead visitors to the iconic house, but not before they pass through displays that put P.E.I. author Lucy Maud Montgomery in the spotlight.
Green Gables Heritage Place has been undergoing a major redevelopment over the last three years and the exhibit installation is the last phase of the project. Lord Cultural Resources worked with Green Gables Heritage Place on a Site Redevelopment, Master Plan, Interpretation and Exhibition Design Concept and Content Development.Read More
About a dozen community members gathered at the South Bibb Recreation Center this week to talk about Macon’s future. This gathering was the third community conversation in the last few weeks led by the Macon Arts Alliance that are supposed to help create a cultural master plan, said Julie Wilkerson, the executive director of the alliance.Read More
Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder of Lord Cultural Resources is in Russia this month teaching a course on "Cultural Leadership" for 30 Russian museum professionals from the Moscow region. The series of workshops and lectures are sponsored by the Potanin and Pro Arte Foundations.Read More
This weekend, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History opens the doors to its spectacular new home in the campus’s Biological Sciences Building. The museum is deliberately and deeply integrated into this collaborative learning facility: Visitors can explore working laboratories, talk to scientists, attend planetarium shows, and enjoy dozens of newly designed interactive exhibits.Read More
For Women’s History Month, the team at Lord Cultural Resources— a global woman-led company—decided to give a shoutout to some of the inspiring and amazing women we work with. We’ll be posting responses all month, starting today on International Women’s Day. Tell us about the mentors, the innovators, the trailblazers, and the other talented, successful women you’ve had the pleasure to work with. Together we can make this month a celebration of women from across the cultural sector.Read More
Lord Cultural Resources is proud to announce 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. Opening at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), Lord Cultural Resources will travel the exhibit to venues across Canada and the United States beginning in fall 2019 and running to the end of 2021. Check in often to find out when the exhibition will be in a city near you!Read More
Warmest congratulations to Minister Rodriguez on an inspired appointment of an inspiring leader Alexandra (Sasha) Suda for our National Gallery. Dr. Suda is distinguished by her curatorial creativity. We look forward to what she will accomplish as a cultural champion in both the national and international art arenas at the helm of our NGC.Read More