OpenGLAM is supported by a global network of people and organisations who are working to open up content and data held by GLAM institutions.

We run workshops and provide documentation for cultural institutions wanting to open up their data and content as well as organising events bringing together groups that are committed to building an open cultural commons.

Events

This is a calendar of global events relevant to the OpenGLAM network. It includes hackathons, code sprints, conferences and meet-ups that relate to opening up cultural heritage. Open GLAM Calendar
April  2015
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Events on April 1, 2015
  • CILIP Copyright Executive Briefing 2015: Latest Developments in Copyright: Legislation and Licensing

    Starts: April 1, 2015

    Ends: April 2, 2015

    Location: London, UK

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Events on April 8, 2015
  • MW2015: Museums and the Web 2015

    Starts: April 8, 2015

    Ends: April 12, 2015

    Location: Chicago, IL, USA

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Events on April 10, 2015
  • GLAM-WIKI 2015

    Starts: April 10, 2015

    Ends: April 13, 2015

    Location: Netherlands

  • Friday lunchtime lecture: Our Heritage & Culture: How open data can help us engage

    Starts: April 10, 2015

    Ends: April 10, 2015

    Location: London, UK

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Events on April 17, 2015
  • DPLAfest

    Starts: April 17, 2015

    Ends: April 19, 2015

    Location: tba

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Events on April 18, 2015
  • Timisoara Open Culture Hackathon

    Starts: April 18, 2015

    Ends: April 20, 2015

    Location: Timișoara, Romania

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Events on April 19, 2015
  • MuseumNext

    Starts: April 19, 2015

    Ends: April 22, 2015

    Location: Geneva, Switzerland

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Events on April 20, 2015
  • Public Domain - Gratis Kultur für alle - Eine Arbeitstagung

    Starts: April 20, 2015

    Ends: April 21, 2015

    Location: Basel, Switzerland

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Events on April 26, 2015
  • 2015 Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo

    Starts: April 26, 2015

    Ends: April 30, 2015

    Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

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Officers of D Company, 10th Battalion eating a meal in their dugout mess – Source.

Each month, in our “Curator’s Choice” series, we feature a guest article from a curator on a group of works in one of their openly licensed digital collections.

Curator’s Choice #21: To mark the 100 years since Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) fought the Gallipoli campaign of WW1, Alison Wishart, Senior Curator of Photographs at Australian War Memorial, explores the remarkable photographic record left by the soldiers. Made possible by the birth of Kodak’s portable camera, the photographs give a rare and intimate portrait of the soldier’s day-to-day life away from the heat of battle. Read on

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Europeana Space Technical Workshop

As part of the Open Knowledge systems administrators team, I was recently invited along to the Europeana Space technical workshop which was held in Brussels at the end of March. Europeana Space aims to increase and enhance the creative industries’ use of online collections of digital cultural content such as Europeana, One of the spaces the […]

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Community building through the DM2E project

This blog is cross-posted from the Open Knowledge blog. During the past three years, Open Knowledge has been leading the community building work in the Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana (DM2E) project, a European research project in the area of Digital Humanities led by Humboldt University. Open Knowledge activities included the organisation of a series of events such as Open Data in […]

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Gallipoli: Through the Soldier’s Lens

CURATOR’S CHOICE #21: ALISON WISHART FROM AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL To mark the 100 years since Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) fought the Gallipoli campaign of WW1, Alison Wishart, Senior Curator of Photographs at Australian War Memorial, explores the remarkable photographic record left by the soldiers. Made possible by the birth of Kodak’s portable […]

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BYTE into open cultural data

This is a guest blogpost by Anna Donovan on The Big data roadmap and cross-disciplinarY community for addressing socieTal Externalities (BYTE) project. The BYTE project is looking at open cultural data as part of the relationship between open access and big data in Europe. BYTE is also collaborating with Europeana to put open cultural data and […]

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