National Holocaust Monument
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: VISIONING, INTERPRETIVE PLANNING, DESIGN AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
OPENED: 2013Learn More
OUR ROLE: PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT, FACILITY PLANNING, COLLECTIONS AND OPERATIONS PLANNING
CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
OPENED: 2014Learn More
OUR ROLE: CONCEPT PLAN, MASTER PLAN, ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION MANAGEMENT, PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT
LOUVRE ABU DHABI, SAADIYAT ISLAND
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: CONCEPT PLAN, FACILITIES STRATEGY, GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE
PERLAND MUSEUM, ICELAND
OPENED: 2017Learn More
OUR ROLE: EXHIBITIONS, MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTION
WHAT'S NEW AT LORD: NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS
Museums today are transitioning from a hard power past to a soft power future. This Webinar by Gail Lord, co-author of "Cities, Museums and Soft Power", will define terms like hard power, cultural diplomacy and soft power in the context of museum planning and programming.Read More
Couldn't make it to the 2018 Soft Power Destinations Salon May 2018 in London? You can now watch the video, and join the discussion. The panel was moderated by Gail Lord and Florian Wupperfeld of Leading Culture Destinations, panelists were Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP; Caro Howell, Director of The Foundling Museum and Ali Hossaini, Research Fellow at King's College London.Read More
A new summer exhibit is open to visitors at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights dedicated to the life and history of Nelson Mandela.
"Having initiated this exhibition with the CMHR five years ago, I am delighted to see it come to fruition," said Gail Lord. "Canadians played an important role in supporting Mandela's anti-apartheid struggle. Today we are very happy to be helping the Museum to circulate this exhibition across Canada."Read More
REYKJAVIK Iceland’s iconic Perlan Museum has launched a spectacular, immersive new exhibition that explores the geological forces that make the country a wonder of the world. Lord Cultural Resources is proud to work in partnership with the Perlan and to have contributed to the planning and design of this dramatic new exhibition.
This month, readers of The Globe and Mail got to enjoy a two-page spread about Canada's Diversity Gardens, an exciting initiative that will see a 35-acre biodome built in Winnipeg. Check out the article online to see the beautiful artist renderings of the proposed space in Assiniboine Park, set to open in 2020!Read More
TThe Planet MTL Urban Ecosystem Exhibition was a finalist for the 2018 GLAMi Award in the category of Exhibition Media or Experience: In-Gallery Interactive.
Lord Cultural Resources worked with NGX Interactive, Expographiq, and WeatherstonBruer Associates to create this innovative, educational exhibition designed to immerse visitors in learning about Urban Ecosystems.
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We work with you through visioning, planning, and implementation phases to create new cultural landmarks, weaving presence into the surrounding community.View All Services
We help cities build cultural spaces that draw on existing strengths and assets, allowing you to develop local geography, architecture, and artistic talent into a cultural tourist destination.View All Services
Lord Cultural Resources has been a partner in planning and executing many parks and conservancies, botanical gardens, horticultural displays, living collection, and other nature-based cultural initiatives.View All Services
We approach each heritage and history project with fresh eyes, developing and executing plans that are uniquely tailored to the stories that each site has to tell.View All Services
We help plan and create science museums with unique presence and style. We believe in drawing on local culture and context to provide visitors with meaningful, science-rich experiences that inspire and delight.View All Services
We have extensive experience developing and renewing archives and libraries, transforming them into dynamic, engaging spaces and broadening their potential audiences.View All Services
We help design ground-breaking expositions and festivals that show off a locale’s individual identity and reputation to the world. We can assist with master planning, exhibitions, design, programming, and long-term tourism development.View All Services
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Some of our most interesting and exciting jobs don’t fit standard categories. If your vision involves ideas not described on this site, or concepts that nobody has attempted before, we are intrigued! And we want to hear from you. Our experience and discipline, far from limiting a blue-sky project, make it much more likely to succeed.View All Services
Longwood Gardens chose Lord Cultural Resources as its planning partner, because it was the only firm that could truly provide the depth and quality of comprehensive planning services that we needed to achieve our planning goal."Paul B. Redman, Director, Longwood Gardens
Lord Cultural Resources contributed an efficient methodology and a multi-disciplinary approach that made it possible to integrate the expectations and viewpoints about the Museum’s operations from representative spheres of the local society and the museum world in general."Juan Ignacio Vidarte, Director General, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao