Cultural News is a monthly global round-up of what's happening in culture to help you be up to date with current topics and trends. Excerpts are directly quoted from the articles – here you can browse through the featured stories and access the full issues.
In this month's edition of Cultural News, we're celebrating Indigenous History Month- a time to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. This month saw the Indspire Awards honour exceptional achievements; a new federal bill to repatriate artifacts; and a new exhibit showcasing Inuit art like never before. Check out these highlights from the Indigenous Music Awards, stream this playlist of art documentaries by Indigenous storytellers, and join us in honouring Indigenous History Month.View All News
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!View All News
In this month's edition of Cultural News, our top stories are about how civil rights and equality can be memorialized, as seen by the opening of the powerful new National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama and new exhibitions at Tennessee’s National Civil Rights Museum. We’re also paying attention to the impact of soft power on Amazon’s shortlist for their new headquarters, getting excited about North America’s best parks and gardens, and much more!View All News
In this edition of Cultural News, in honour of Black History Month, we're paying particular attention to stories which celebrate the importance of Black history. Institutions worldwide have risen to the challenge of broadening audiences, questioning historical narratives, and developing barrier-breaking programming. These initiatives include Lord clients such as the National World War II Museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and others: click through to read all of this month's news.View All News
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.