Category Archives: museums

The NPG at GLAM-WIKI

Q) Who would you least expect to attend GLAM-WIKI:UK? A) The head of rights & reproductions at the National Portrait Gallery Yesterday Wikimedia UK formally announced the schedule for the forthcoming conference which includes an opening keynote by Cory Doctorow … Continue reading

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Backstage Pass at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Yesterday the Indiana Wikimedia community was invited along to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (the largest in the world of its kind) for a “backstage pass” tour as the opening event of a burgeoning relationship between that museum and Wikimedia. … Continue reading

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e-volunteer program

One of the things I often ask of GLAMs is “do you have a volunteer program?” (and everyone generally puts their hand up) and then “do you have an e-volunteer program” (at which point everyone puts their hand back down). … Continue reading

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Keep Austin Weird

I’m in Austin, Texas this week for the Museum Computer Network conference to talk about the British Museum project and generally fly the flag for free-culture. I’ve never been to this part of the world and I’ve discovered that the … Continue reading

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Open Culture 2010

“Open Culture 2010” conference has finished, long live the Open Culture conference. Last week at the Westergasfabriek park in Amsterdam – a brilliantly converted industrial estate-come-cultural precinct – Europeana hosted their annual event to show what they are planning to … Continue reading

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