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Tools

Whether your challenges involve day-to-day operations, or ambitious, transformative goals, we have tools to help you. From infographics and tip sheets to in-depth multimedia resources, these tools can:

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Community Engagement Methods
Community Engagement Methods

Consistent community engagement at different stages and times in a museum’s operations is essential to success. Many museums and cultural organizations recognize the need for community engagement during major changes such a new building or a new strategic plan, but how do you plan to engage consistently throughout your museum operations? Read this tool to help you strategize, implement and practice a myriad of methods to engage your community.

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The Opening of the Louvre: Abu Dhabi a Conversation with Gail Lord
The Opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Conversation with Gail Lord
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Our Journey Toward Canada's Holocaust Monument
Our Journey Toward Canada's Holocaust Monument

The National Holocaust Monument will be Canada’s first national monument dedicated to the Holocaust. Located in Ottawa, the nation’s capital, the Monument will honour and commemorate those who were murdered under Nazi tyranny as well as acknowledge those survivors who were able to come to Canada. Gail Dexter Lord and Dov Goldstein, reflect on Lord Cultural Resources' journey towards the creation of the National Holocaust Monument in Canada.

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Janera Solomon
How to nurture an idea and finish a project

In this TEDx Talk Janera Solomon talks about the path to succeed in a project and accomplish goals. Janera Solomon is the executive director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a historic live arts venue in Pittsburgh, and has worked with Lord Cultural Resources in several projects.

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In Praise of the Echo Chamber
In Praise of the Echo Chamber

In this guest blog post, Victoria Young shares insights from attending MuseumNext NYC 2016, where over 500 museum professionals assembled from around the world.

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Bay Area
Planning Culturally Can Unlock Growth in the Bay Area

How can culture lead regeneration in urban development projects?  In this panel introduction at the 2016 Bay Area Economic Summit in Hamilton, Ontario, Gail Lord highlights success stories of urban renewal projects, and cultural potential within industrial landscapes.

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Listen and "They" Will Build: Incorporating Public Engagement into Cultural Building Projects

Great cultural projects, from new museums to strategic plans, are driven by the communities they serve.  Joy Bailey-Bryant explains the keys to a successful public engagement process for cultural projects.  Presented at the Center for Architecture, AIANY

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Creative City Network of Canada Summit, 2012: Summary of the City of Chicago Cultural Plan 2012

What goes into a city-wide arts and culture strategy?  Joy Bailey-Bryant takes us through the planning process of putting together the City of Chicago Cultural Plan. Presented at the 2012 Creative City Network of Canada Summit.

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