Hack4OpenGLAM

Hack4OpenGLAM is a 4-day culture hack for getting creative with Open Access cultural heritage, arranged as part of the CC Global Summit. This event is an invitation to get creative with openly licensed cultural heritage collections from all across the world.

Check out the Hack4OpenGLAM Dashboard to see our current projects


What can I do at the event? 

You can build a digital product (from an app to a GIF), create something physical inspired by a GLAM collection, learn a skill, or simply get wild with your ideas. You will be able to work together in groups or alone. The event kicks off with a program of workshops to get familiarized with this experience!

19 October 07:00–20:00 UTC Live kickoff events, workshops and project pitches.
20 October 11:00–12:00 UTC Hack4OpenGLAM Intro + Invite
20–22 October Hacking!
22 October 23:59 UTC Submit your project
23 October 12:00 UTC Final celebration – show off your project!

Register your interest for Hack4OpenGLAM
and add your project


Propose a project to work on! Whether you are a hacker, tinkerer, creative mind or a GLAM professional, you are invited to propose a project to work on. Come with an idea or work on a new idea together with others.

Present cultural heritage your institution has opened! This is a celebration of Open Access cultural heritage. Make your contributions available and help participants get to know them. Tell creators how they can be accessed and take part in the creative process.

Or just join! There will be lots to participate in. Find your Open Access community and start creating. You can also offer your help as a volunteer or mentor.