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Virtual Summit Future of Science Museums
The future of Natural History and Science Museums

True disruption is not temporary: the changes wrought by a once-in-a-century pandemic, a transformative societal movement to fight anti-Black racism, and the accelerating pace of human-driven climate change have left many cultural institutions reeling with the knowledge that they cannot — and should not — return to business as usual, even if and when the current maelstroms abate.

“It would be a mistake to try to reopen the same museum that we closed. This is an opportunity to leapfrog over where we were into some new realm,” said Judy Gradwohl, President and CEO of the San Diego Natural History Museum. She was speaking at a virtual Summit on the Future of Natural History Museums and Science Centers facilitated by Lord Cultural Resources.

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CMA Keynote Speech
The Museums of the Future or the Future of Museums

Gail Lord, President and Co-Founder of Lord Cultural Resources, delivered the keynote speech for the 2019 Canadian Museums Association National Conference in Toronto on The Museums of the Future or the Future of Museums. Click the link to download the speech.

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The Future of Museums Sketch
The Future of Museums Sketch

Lord Cultural Resources was at The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2019, making a mural in real time based on what people think the future of museums will/could look like. Thank you to everyone who contributed to create this great mural. We are excited to see what the future will bring for museums.

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Digital Museum Visitor Experience
Defining Your Digital Museum Visitor Experience

This digital transformation has also had a fundamental, cross-cutting impact on contemporary museum practice from our approaches in collections, operations, and facility management to our need for new skills, audience engagement, income generation, and even how we now measure success. Read this article by Sarah Hill to learn more about Defining Your Digital Museum Visitor Experience Strategy.

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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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Lord South Asia Team
Celebrating the opening of the Bihar Museum

Our team at Lord South Asia reflects on, and celebrates the opening of the Bihar Museum. 

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Hiring Diverse Museum Staff
Hiring Diverse Museum Staff

Learn about how to implement change in your museum and identify a pipeline of diverse employees.

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7 Ways to Transform Museum Learning

How can you turn your museum into a 21st century learning institution? Start here by learning 7 ways to create successful learning experiences that attract and intrigue diverse audiences. Based on our publication The Manual of Museum Learning, 2nd ed. Edited by Brad King and Barry Lord.

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Gail Lord: Great Museum Leadership
Great Museum Leadership

Gail Lord discusses the qualities of great museum leaders.

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