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
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Events on May 8, 2015
  • Europeana TV Hackathon

    Starts: May 8, 2015

    Ends: May 11, 2015

    Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Events on May 29, 2015
  • Mix it up! Remixing public domain artworks from the SMK collection

    Starts: May 29, 2015

    Ends: June 1, 2015

    Location: Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, 1307 København, Denmark

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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

From our Blog

Mix it up! – a pop-up open culture exhibition

This blogpost was contributed by Sanna Marttila (Aalto University of Art and Design, AvoinGLAM and OpenGLAM working group member). Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Aalto University ARTS and Europeana Creative challenged a group of creative minds to rethink and remix historical artworks in the collections of the National Gallery of Denmark. The novel interpretations and appropriations will be […]

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Events/Workshops

Photomediations: An Open Book

The Europeana Space project aims to create new opportunities for employment and economic growth within the creative industries sector based on Europe’s rich digital cultural resources. As part of this, pilots within six thematic areas (TV, Photography, Dance, Games, Open and Hybrid Publishing, Museums) explore different scenarios for the re-use of digital cultural content, with a special focus […]

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News

Romania’s first Open Culture Hackathon

On the 18th and 19th of April, Timisoara hosted the first Romanian Open Culture Hackathon.  In this blog, Silviu Vert (Smart City Association Politehnica University Timisoara and Open Knowledge ambassador for Romania) reports on the the main applications that were developed during this event. On the 18th and 19th of April, almost 30 hackers, graphic designers, artists […]

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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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