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California is a soft superpower
April 18, 2017
California is a Soft Superpower

The Influence and Action - Soft Power track at the 2017 California Association of Museums Annual Conference explored the concept of soft power and its centers in California through a series of presentations and case studies. California has a rich heritage of soft power creation and export that has had significant global impact. View the abundance of “soft power centers” in the state and add your pin to the map.

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Imagine Greater Louisville
April 10, 2017
Imagine Greater Louisville 2020 Arts Plan Unveiled

The Imagine Louisville 2020 Master Plan for Arts and Culture was launched on April 10, 2017, with a day of art-making and performances at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Lord Cultural Resources in partnership with M2 Maximum Media are proud to have been consultants on this region-wide planning process.

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Hamilton Spectator
April 4, 2017
Master museum planner Barry Lord from Hamilton was ‘a genius’

Daniel Nolan of the Hamilton Spectator reflects upon Barry Lord's profound intellect and the maginitude of his contribution to the cultural cector.

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Soft Power Destinations
March 21, 2017
Soft Power Destinations - Nominations are open

The Soft Power Destinations Awards celebrate the influence and impact of a cultural destination in a city, virtually and beyond. Nominations are now open! Apply before May 30, 2017.

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Arts Canada
March 16, 2017
Structures: On Legacy, History and Influence

In light of the recent passing of writer, arts advocate and former editor of artscanada Barry Lord, senior editor Bryne McLaughlin reflects on the intersecting paths of our publication's history, and the theme of their spring issue.

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Barry Lord
March 13, 2017
Remembering Barry Lord

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Barry Lord, co-founder of Lord Cultural Resources, pioneer in museum planning and arts management, and celebrated author.

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Arts and Culture in Bermuda
March 2, 2017
‘Arts and culture’ vital for Bermuda

Lauren A. Merkel, Senior Consultant at Lord gave a presentation at the Bermuda National Gallery on March 2, 2017. By showcasing examples from around the globe, the keynote speech addressed how arts and culture can be used to foster inclusion and exposure to new ideas, as well as offer case studies around interesting collaborations.

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January 6, 2017
A Great Week of Press for the Canadian Museum of Human Rights

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights was featured this week in two great Canadian news publications, the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail.

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Gail Lord at UNESCO High Level Forum on Museums
November 12, 2016
Gail Lord at UNESCO High Level Forum on Museums

From November 9-12, Gail Lord participated in the UNESCO High Level Forum on Museums. She moderated the panel on greater national and international cooperation for museums. The Forum resulted in the Shenzhen Declaration on Museums and Collections.

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McLuhan Salons
November 9, 2016
Consultant Kevin D'Innocenzo a panelist at the inaugural McLuhan Salons Series

On November 2nd, Lord Cultural Resources was pleased to work with the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology once more in their brand new event series, McLuhan Salons. Kevin D’Innocenzo, Consultant for the Exhibitions Team, was joined by Vickery Bowles (City Librarian for the Toronto Public Library) and Anne Michaels (Poet Laureate for Toronto) in a lively panel discussion on the topic of “ReThinking the Global Village”. 

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