As a part of the 800th anniversary of the 1215 sealing of Magna Carta, Durham Cathedral in England has agreed to loan a copy of the 1300 version of the ”Great Charter” and, its companion document, the Charter of the Forest for exhibition in Canada. Housed in jewel-like cases, the actual documents will be the centrepiece of a bilingual interpretive exhibit that will travel to select prestigious venues across Canada beginning June 2015.Read More
The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax, NS, has reopened to the public after an extensive six-month renovation. Closed since October, the renovations are part of a $30 million expansion that will see exhibition space almost double. The official re-opening ceremony took place on June 25, 2015.Read More
In May 2015, Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), signed a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lord Cultural Resources, one of the world’s largest cultural and museum consultancies, to drive educational training for Emiratis and to create professional development programmes in the field of Museum Studies and culture. Gail Dexter Lord, Co-President of Lord Cultural Resources signed the agreement, coinciding with International Museum Day celebrations.Read More
The Beacon Municipal Center, which houses the Ebster Recreation Center and gym, Decatur Police Department & Municipal Court, City Schools of Decatur Administrative Offices, community gathering space, and exhibits, opened on May 16, 2015.Read More
We are proud to announce the opening of the French Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015, designed by the architect agency X-TU and Adeline Rispal along with Lordculture. The French Pavilion design responds to the Expo theme "Feeding the Planet. Energy for life." by proposing a building based around a vision of the market hall as a centre for agricultural production. Lordculture was asked to develop the visitor’s experience, the key messages and the content of the outdoor and indoor permanent exhibition.Read More
After welcoming more than 550,000 visitors over 7 years, the Cité de la Voile Eric Tabarly, a museum dedicated to sailing and ocean racing, has completely renovated its exhibition space to become the gateway to the Lorient La Base, the largest European center dedicated to offshore racing.Read More
UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has endorsed the implementation of the Union Museum (formerly Etihad Museum) project. The 25,000 square-meter museum is adjacent to the Union House which witnessed the signing of the treaty establishing the United Arab Emirates federation in 1971.
Lord Cultural Resources stands united with the Mosul Museum and the global cultural community against the deplorable destruction of human life and world cultural heritage by the Islamic State. We fully support Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO in her efforts to convene an emergency UN Security Council meeting and the brave cultural workers who risk their lives every day in an effort to protect Iraq's cultural heritage.Read More
Canada: Day 1, a travelling exhibition produced by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (CMIP), officially opened at Markham Museum’s Winterfest celebrations on Family Day, February 16, 2015. The exhibition can be viewed from January 16 to June 7, 2015 at Markham Museum in Ontario.
Gail Lord, Co-President Lord Cultural Resources, was appointed Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Government. She delivered a speech at a reception in her honour at Alliance Française Toronto on December 8, 2014.Read More