Founded in 1981 in response to an emerging need for specialized planning services in the museum, cultural and heritage sector, Lord Cultural Resources is now the world’s largest cultural professional practice with the successful completion of more than 2,500 projects in over 57 countries on 6 continents. The firm has earned an international reputation for sector leadership, innovation and excellence.
We are dedicated to the creation of cultural capital worldwide, the value created as a result of the maximization of cultural resources. Our mission is to collaborate with people and organizations to plan and manage cultural places, programs and resources that deliver excellence in the service of society. We distinguish ourselves through a comprehensive and integrated full-service offering built on a foundation of visioning, planning and implementation. We help clients clarify their goals; we provide them with the tools to achieve those goals; and we leave a legacy as a result of training and collaboration. Our clients are in all sectors including private and public corporations, foundations, governments and non-profit institutions.
With a network of offices in Toronto, Los Angeles, New York, London, Madrid, Dubai, Mumbai and Beijing, we conduct ourselves with respect for local adaptation, cultural diversity and collaboration, embodying the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professional practice.
Lord Cultural Resources’ Toronto office is located within the traditional territory of many nations, including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. Toronto is home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Our New York office is located on the traditional lands of the Lenape peoples. We encourage you to acknowledge the presence of the people who came before, wherever you are.
Collaboration on museum and cultural projects
Lord Cultural Services know that Museums and other major cultural projects begin with a vision. Our job is to work with each client to develop that vision into stunning reality. We collaborate with clients to define ambitious, achievable goals and objectives. We base project strategies on extensive research and analysis, deep contextual understanding, and our unmatched experience, foresight and rigour.
Our services are specifically tailored for each client and project, ensuring that our services complement and augment existing strengths and capacities. We approach each project with an open mind, and ensure that everything we provide embodies the highest standards of integrity, ethics and professionalism.