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John G. Hampton episode 7
Culture Break with John G. Hampton

Gail Lord speaks to John G. Hampton, Executive Director & CEO MacKenzie Art Gallery, about the challenges faced by museum executives during an era of great change, as well as the reconciliation, decolonisation, and Indigenization of institutions. John also discusses Radical Stitch, the most significant exhibition of contemporary Indigenous bead work ever presented in North America.

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Culture break with Liwy Grazioso
Culture break with Liwy Grazioso

On this episode Yvonne Tang, Director, Visitor Experience, Lord Cultural Resources, talks to Liwy about the newly opened Museo Miraflores, its transformation and the ins and outs of implementation. Learn about Mayan culture and why Museo Miraflores is located on what was the southern end of the ancient Maya city of Kaminaljuyú. Liwy talks about how visitors are experiencing the new Museum and some of its most popular exhibits.

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Culture Break with Corey Madden
Video / Strategic Planning
Culture Break with Corey Madden

In this episode, Kathleen Brown, Vice President, Lord Cultural Resources speaks to Corey Madden about her journey to the Monterey Museum of Art, the City of Monterey, its unique features, community, and its cultural scene. Learn more about how this identity has helped develop the vision for the reimagined Monterey Museum of Art and how this will shift the museum’s historical operations.

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Culture Break with Rev. Dr. Alexander Gee
Video / IDEA
Culture Break with Rev. Dr. Alexander Gee

On this episode Joy Bailey-Bryant talks to The Center for Black Excellence and Culture’s founder Rev. Dr. Alex Gee about the Center’s mission to enhance Black pride in Black achievement, innovation, and excellence, and facilitate the sharing of the Black experience through culture.

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Culture Break with Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford
Video / IDEA
Culture Break with Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford

In this episode, Director, Lord Cultural Resources Javier Jimenez talks to Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford, Director of V&A East about his journey to culture and his belief that it is a mechanism to connect people, cultures, and time. Learn about how COVID and the Black Lives Matter movement have transformed the nature of the arts and uniquely impacted the V&A, and Gus’s own efforts to connect to new audiences, new voices. 

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Culture Break with Kitt Potter
Video / Cultural Planning
Culture Break with Kitt Potter

Eve Moros Ortega, Director, Lord Cultural Resources, interviews Kitt Potter, the new Arts and Cultural Affairs Director for the City of Kingston, NY. Kitt has been charged with implementing the newly approved Kingston Arts and Culture Master Plan. Find out more what this cultural plan sets out, what it means for Kingston, and why investment in the arts is important.

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Culture Break with Marc H. Morial
Video / Cultural Planning
Culture Break with Marc H. Morial

Lord's U.S. President Joy Bailey-Bryant talks with Marc H. Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League about the League's origins, how the concept of the Urban Civil Rights Museum evolved, and what makes it unique. Find out more about its new home, the Urban League Empowerment Center – one of the most significant economic development projects in Harlem. 

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What's the Big IDEA - Becoming a more inclusive museum
Infographic / IDEA
What's the Big IDEA - Becoming a more inclusive museum

Museums, like all organizations, are grappling with the need to be more inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible. Because museums are caretakers of cultural history and among society’s most trusted institutions, the moral imperative to live IDEA values is even more urgent. Read this document to learn the key takeaways from a panel discussion on IDEA at the 2022 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo, moderated by Eve Moros Ortega, Director, Lord Cultural Resources.

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digital backbone
Video / Digital
Building Your Digital Backbone

Technology allows arts organizations to tell stories better, share knowledge, understand audiences, and increase operational efficiency. To harness the possibilities of technology, organizations need to understand their own internal capabilities, incorporate digital assessment into their strategic vision, and plan for future digital opportunities. Now more than ever, it is critical that arts organizations adopt digital tools and technologies to improve their operations, engage audiences, and innovate new ways of artistic presentation.

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