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WHAT'S NEW AT LORD: NEW PROJECTS, NEW IDEAS

American Alliance of Museums 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo
Events / May 6, 2018
American Alliance of Museums 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo

The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) 2018 Annual Meeting & Museum Expo will take place on May 6-9 in Phoenix. Included on this year's schedule is the panel "Encouraging Engagement: A Myriad of Methods" with Joy Bailey Bryant (Managing Director US, Lord Cultural Resources).

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Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2018
Events / April 9, 2018
Canadian Museums Association National Conference 2018

The Canadian Museums Association (CMA) National Conference 2018 will take place on April 9 - 12 2018 in Vancouver. Included on this year's schedule is the panel "Museums and Memorials: Cultivating Public Memory for Mediation", moderated by Gail Lord (President and Co-founder, Lord Cultural Resources), and the workshop "Full Financial Fitness – From Revenue to Campaigns", co-facilitated by Kathleen Brown (Chief Operating Officer, Lord Cultural Resources).

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Joy Bailey Bryant to speak at the Tennessee Library Association
Events / April 6, 2018
Joy Bailey Bryant to speak at the Tennessee Library Association

Joy Bailey Bryant (Managing Director US, Lord Cultural Resources) will be the featured speaker at the Tennessee Library Association’s luncheon for Friends and Trustees in Memphis on April 6, speaking on the topic of “Dr. Martin Luther King’s Dream and the Cultural Design of Libraries".

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Cultural News January 2018
Newsletters / January 31, 2018

USA Today released its list of best new attractions in the United States in its "10Best" award series, in which a shortlist is compiled by a panel of travel experts and winners are decided by reader vote. Among the winners were two past Lord clients: Philidelphia's Museum of the American Revolution and Santa Barbara's MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation.

Click through to read the January 2018 edition of Cultural News.

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aia awards
News / January 9, 2018
2018 - AIA New York Design Awards

The American Institute of Architects NY (AIANY) has announced its 2018 Design Awards Recipients, and recognized 2 Lord Projects. Each winning project is chosen for its design quality, response to its context and community, program resolution, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique. 

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Statue-Of_Liberty_Museum
News / December 5, 2017
The NYC Office staff invited to the topping off ceremony for the Statue of Liberty Museum

The Lord US team was invited by our friends at ESI to attend the topping off ceremony for the Statue of Liberty Museum yesterday. "Topping off" is refered to the uppermost girder of the structure when is laid. 

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WE WORK WITH...

Museums and Galleries

We work with you through visioning, planning, and implementation phases to create new cultural landmarks, weaving presence into the surrounding community.

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Cities and Placemaking

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. 

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Gardens & Parks

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. 

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Heritage and Historic Sites

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.

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Science Centres

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.

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Archives and Libraries

We have extensive experience developing and renewing archives and libraries, transforming them into dynamic, engaging spaces and broadening their potential audiences.

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Expos, Festivals and Events

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.

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Architects, Developers and Designers

When projects involve multiple creative partners, we foster collaboration and synergy to take projects further. One shared success always leads to more.

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Other

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.

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OUR PUBLICATIONS

The Manual of Digital Museum Planning
Manual of Digital Museum Planning
Edited by Ali Hossaini and Ngaire Blankenberg with Gail Lord and Barry Lord
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The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations
The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations
By Gail Dexter Lord and Kate Markert
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Cities, Museums and Soft Power
Cities, Museums and Soft Power
By Gail Lord and Ngaire Blankenberg
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