The Nordic Museum in Seattle opened its doors for the first time on May 5th. The Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Dagfinn Høybråten, along with the Danish crown princess, the Icelandic President, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Jorodd Asphjell MP (NO) of the Nordic Council and the Nordic ambassadors to the United States attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the official opening of the new museum.
See the Nordic Co-operation for more details about the Grand Opening.
Start planning your visit to the Nordic Museum!
The CASCADE awards recognize the outstanding people, programs and exhibits in Canada's science centres, museums, aquariums and planetariums. Among the finalists in the category "Best Exhibition or Show - Large Institution" is Planet MTL, which opened at Montreal's Biosphere on June 1st, 2017.
Lord Cultural Resources worked with NGX Interactive, Expographiq, and WeatherstonBruer Associates to create this innovative, educational exhibition designed to immerse visitors in learning about Urban Ecosystems. Read more about the project, or see all the finalists on the Canadian Association of Science Centres website.
Congratulations to The Biosphere on the success of their exhibition and our team members for this recognition of their achievements!
The first regularly circulated Canadian bank note to feature a human rights theme was unveiled on Thursday March 8th, International Women’s Day. The $10 bill displays a portrait of human rights defender Viola Desmond, and on the reverse an image of Lord project, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).Read More
The Soft Power Destinations Awards recognize soft power best practice in cultural destinations.
Does your city, cultural organization, or district 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 April 6, 2018.Read More
Lord Cultural Resources events for spring 2018 include:
- American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo (May 6-9, Phoenix): Read more about Joy Bailey Bryant's panel
- Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2018 (April 9-12, Vancouver): Read more about Kathleen Brown's workshop
Gail Lord was invited to appear on a panel before the Canadian House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to speak and answer questions about the state of Canadian museums. Her panel included Hon. Eva Aariak, (President, Inuit Heritage Trust Incorporated) and William Beveridge (Executive Director, Inuit Heritage Trust Incorporated). The Committee is planning to undertake a study to review the state of Canadian museums, with a focus on local and community museums.Read More
The American Institute of Architects NY (AIANY) has announced its 2018 Design Awards Recipients, and recognized 2 Lord Projects. Each winning project is chosen for its design quality, response to its context and community, program resolution, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique.Read More
The Lord US team was invited by our friends at ESI to attend the topping off ceremony for the Statue of Liberty Museum yesterday. "Topping off" is refered to the uppermost girder of the structure when is laid.Read More
“Many will acclaim this museum building as a wonder of the world, I acclaim it as a wonder of the mind” says Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder of Lord Cultural Resources.
After more than 10 years in the making, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has opened, becoming the first Universal Museum in the Arab world. "Being a universal museum means that its collections are from the world's many cultures," explains Gail, "but the Louvre Abu Dhabi under the inspired leadership of its director Manuel Rabate and his Emirate Colleagues has given the concept of 'universal museum' a new meaning - one in which the humanity and creativity of all cultures is recognized as equal."Read More