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Lord Cultural Resources is a global professional practice dedicated to creating cultural capital worldwide.

Lord Cultural Resources offers a comprehensive range of integrated services including master planning, business planning, feasibility studies, cultural and heritage tourism planning, strategic planning, facility planning, functional programming, architect selection, interpretive planning, exhibition design, project management, training and recruitment.

Our cultural projects include museums, mixed-use developments, cultural centres, art galleries, science centres, world expositions, visitor centres, heritage sites, festivals, theatres, archives, libraries and gardens. Our clients are in all sectors including private and public corporations, foundations, governments and non-profit institutions.



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Apply For Children In Museums Award

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The Children in Museums Award has been established by the European Museum Academy and Hands On! International Association of Children in Museums to recognise internationally excellence and innovation in exhibits designed for children within the museum sector. Applications are welcomed from children’s museums and from education, children and youth departments in museums and science museums, both long-established and recently opened.

The Jury is looking especially for the creative use of exhibitions and programmes with an innovative interpretative approach, which should be meaningful to the relevant age-group. Do you qualify?

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The deadline for applications has been extended to February 28, 2015. More information can be found on the Hands On! and European Museum Academy websites. Download the updated application form now.

Learn About Our Most Recent Publications

Manual of Museum Exhibitions  Art and Energy

Canada: Day 1 Travelling Exhibition Opened on February 16

Canada: Day 1, a travelling exhibition produced by the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 (CMIP), officially opened at Markham Museum’s Winterfest celebrations on Family Day, February 16, 2015. The exhibition can be viewed from January 16 to June 7, 2015 at Markham Museum in Ontario.

Canada: Day 1 Travelling Exhibition at Markham Museum, ON
"Canada: Day 1" Travelling Exhibition can be viewed from January 16 to June 7, 2015 at Markham Museum, ON. Photo: www.pier21.ca.

Canada: Day 1 explores first steps, first impressions and first experiences of newcomers to Canada, from Confederation to present day. The exhibition explores diverse personal immigration experiences in a thoughtful way through oral histories, archival images, original artworks, objects and your participation. You will be transported back to your first day in Canada, or inspired to imagine yourself in a newcomer’s shoes. Read more here.

Lord Cultural Resources has provided planning and design for the Canada: Day 1 travelling exhibition in partnership with Kubik who provided fabrication services.

Gail Lord Appointed Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government

Gail Lord, Co-President Lord Cultural Resources, was appointed Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French Government. She delivered a speech at a reception in her honour at Alliance Française Toronto on December 8, 2014. Read more in The Toronto Star and view Gail's presentation, and her award accepting speech in French and English.

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Gail Lord accepting the Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters) award at Alliance Française Toronto on December 8, 2014.


Barry Lord, Co-President, will speak at ECSITE conference, Trento, Italy, June 11-13, 2015.

Ngaire Blankenberg, Principal Consultant, and Priya Sircar, Senior Consultant, will present at AAM Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 26-29, 2015.

Gail Lord, Co-President, will deliver a keynote presentation "Why Cities and Soft Power are Next for Museums" on April 20, 2015, 4:15 - 5:45pm, at MuseumNext conference, in Geneva, Switzerland, April 19-21, 2015.

Gail Lord, Co-President, will attend the Collectors Circle Preview, on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, from 3pm at Art Dubai, March 17-21, 2015.

Brad King, Vice President, will present at Planning for Early Child Education in Museums conference, Oxford, UK, March 15-19, 2015.

Gail Lord will also be presenting at Art for Tomorrow conference, in Doha, Qatar, March 14-16, 2015.

Cultural Capital Spring 2014

Our Spring issue of Cultural Capital newsletter dedicated to Exhibitions is online.
Get the PDF version or read it online.

Cultural Capital Spring 2014