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Ottawa Culture Summit 2019
January 23, 2019
Ottawa Culture Summit

The Ottawa Culture Summit organized by the Ottawa Cultural Alliance and held at the Ottawa Art Gallery was held on January 17-18. Lord Cultural Resources Consultants Brad King and Sarah Hill were there together with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson, Capital Heritage Connexion Executive Director Catherine Lindquist, and Ottawa Festivals Network Executive Director Carole Anne Piccinin. Expert speakers and participant breakout groups contributed great insights on municipal cultural trends; and the current state of, and potential future priorities for, culture in Ottawa.

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Central Bank museum
January 17, 2019
Central Bank museum reopens

The newly rebranded and reimagined Central Bank Museum reopened on January 15, after three years. It was formerly known as the Money Museum. The Central Bank has hired Lord Cultural Resources to provide exhibition development services, as well as collection analysis and development planning, functional programming, and assistance in the preparation of RFPs for the building work and exhibition fabrication and installation contracts. Our team served as project managers throughout fabrication and installation, all the way through to opening day.

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American Kennel Club
January 4, 2019
AKC Museum of the Dog to Open in NYC

More than 180 pieces of dog artwork and half a dozen interactive digital exhibits line two floors and three stories of New York City’s newest museum: The AKC Museum of the Dog. The museum will officially open February 8, 2019. The AKC engaged Lord Cultural Resources to plan the Museum. Our team worked closely with Gensler, the architects selected to design the new facility and develop the exhibitions.

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Gail Lord on The Agenda
December 3, 2018
Gail Lord on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Museums: Repatriation, and Ownership

Who owns art, antiquities and cultural artifacts, from the Elgin Marbles to the cultural artifacts of Canada's First Nations? It's a question museums and nations were left to struggle with after colonial powers stepped in. And, if the world's great museums were emptied of these treasures, could the story of civilization still be told to millions around the world? The Agenda looks at all the arguments in this equation, and at Canada's strategy to preserve Indigenous heritage. With guests Lucy Bell of the Royal B.C. Museum, Cara Krmpotich of the University of Toronto and Gail Lord of Lord Cultural Resources.

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November 23, 2018
Javier Jimenez and Rebecca Catching at Chinese forum for young museum professionals

Javier Jimenez, Director, Lord Cultural Resources delivered a keynote speech on Friday, November 23rd at the International Forum of Young Museum Professionals: "Museums as Cutting-edge Spaces" in Fuzhou City, China.

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Heidelberg project
October 30, 2018
Lord to work for the Heidelberg Project

We are so proud to be working for and with The Heidelberg Project, this is the world famous art project that memorializes and activates a Detroit neighborhood through 32 years of consistent leadership by renowned artist Terry Guyton. Joy Bailey-Bryant leads a visioning workshop. Here too is the iconic dotty house.

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Tennessee State Museum
October 4, 2018
The New Tennessee State Museum Opens

On October 4th 2018, the Tennessee State Museum celebrates the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility. Lord Cultural Resources developed the Master Plan that made the new Museum possible.

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Soft Power Destinations Awards 2018
September 28, 2018
2018 Soft Power Destinations Awards

Lord Cultural Resources is proud to partner with Leading Culture Destinations for the third year to present the Soft Power Destination Awards. Created to celebrate the power of cultural organizations to influence and empower their communities and beyond; and to recognize the best from around the world.

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Planet MTL Exhibition at The Biosphere
September 18, 2018
Planet MTL Exhibition at The Biosphere continues its winning ways

Planet MTL, an exhibition at The Biosphere, Environment Museum in Montreal Canada has been awarded the 2018 Best Exhibit or Show- Large Institution Cascade Award by the Canadian Association of Science Centres. This is the second win and third nomination for Planet MTL.

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CMHR, Aaron Cohen
September 18, 2018
CMHR hosts global conference of human rights museums

Delegates from human rights museums in 20 countries around the world will gather at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg September 25 to 28 for a conference of the Federation of International Human Rights Museums (FIHRM) – the first time this annual event has been held in North America.

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