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Time is on My Side: The New Context for Revisiting History Museums
Presentation / Cultural Change / Museum Planning
Time is on My Side: The New Context for Revisiting History Museums

The inaugural Museums/Musées Canada Summit took place in Kitchener from April 3-6, 2022. Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder, Lord Cultural Resources spoke at the summit on "The New Context for Revisiting History Museums." Read her presentation to learn more about the challenges history museums are facing today and some ideas for shaping a path forward.

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Podcast with Gail Lord
Podcast / Museum Planning
The Parthenon Marbles, and What Purpose Do Museums Serve?

In this podcast you'll hear discussions with Prof. Dimitrios Pandermalis, President, Acropolis Museum on the Parthenon Marbles, what museums should be, and what can they offer the public, the history of the Marbles with Paul Denis, Assistant Curator, Greek and Roman Galleries, Royal Ontario Museum, and this: 
Under increasing pressure to right past wrongs and repatriate the cultural objects they house, museums potentially find themselves on the cusp of a great letting go – not only of artifacts, but of old roles. What then? A Q&A with Gail Lord considers unlocking a way forward, even as museums consider unlocking their vaults.

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Culture Break with Rashida Phillips
Video / Cultural Change / Museum Planning / Exhibitions
Culture Break with Rashida Phillips

Lord's Vice President Brad King dives into a lively conversation with Rashida Phillips, Executive Director of the American Jazz Museum. Rashida Phillips began her work as Executive Director in January 2020. In her About Me statement on the American Jazz Museum website, Phillips notes, “I believe all the roads of my life’s journey have led me to the American Jazz Museum.”

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Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth "Marilies” Gustilo - PART 2

The lively conversation continues between Lord's Director Sean Stanwick and Ma. Elizabeth "Marilies” Gustilo, Senior Director of Arts and Culture at the , Makati, Philippines. 

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Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth ’Marilies” Gustilo
Video / Museum Planning / Strategic Planning
Culture Break with Ma. Elizabeth "Marilies” Gustilo - PART 1

In this episode, find Lord's Director in insightful conversation with Ma. Elizabeth "Marilies” Gustilo, Senior Director of Arts and Culture at the , Makati, Philippines. 

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Culture Break with Jason Cryan and Sarah George
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Jason Cryan and Sarah George

In this episode, Lord's Senior Practice Leader Kathleen Brown speaks with Jason Cryan and Sarah GeorgeExecutive Director and Chief Philanthropy Officer respectively of the Natural History Museum of Utah. As Executive Director, Jason Cryan helps shape the vision for the Museum and advocates for a highly skilled, creative, and dedicated staff.

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Culture Break with Pepe Serra
Video / Museum Planning
Culture Break with Pepe Serra

In this episode, Lord's Senior Practice Leader Javier Jiménez Fígares hosts a discussion with Pepe Serra Villalba, Director of the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC), Barcelona.

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Bihar Biennale Talk
Video / Cultural Change / Museum Planning
Container vs Platform: Museum as an open space for conversation

As part of the Bihar Museum Biennale 2021, this panel's discussions addressed the following: How are the museums of the day increasingly becoming platforms of dialogue and representation? To what extent are engagement-driven programs, workshops, and seminars helping museums open up lively conversations of relevance? Are we seeing an evolution of museum cultures towards becoming democratic platforms, and how?

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Culture Break with Cheryl Bernard
Video / Museum Planning / Exhibitions
Culture Break with Cheryl Bernard

In this final episode of Season 1, we feature Lord's Senior Principal Ted Silberberg in conversation with Cheryl BernardPresident and Chief Executive Officer of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, Calgary.

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