The Pink Cloud, Henri-Edmond Cross, 1896, Cleveland Museum of Art, https://www.clevelandart.org/art/2020.106, CC0

CC publishes policy paper titled Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for Copyright Reform

  Over the past few months, members of the Creative Commons (CC) Copyright Platform along with CC friends from around the world have worked together to develop a policy paper addressing the key high-level policy issues affecting access and sharing of cultural heritage, notably by galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs). In this blog post, … Read More “CC publishes policy paper titled Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for Copyright Reform”

CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 – #CCSharesCulture

CONTEST NOW CLOSED. Thank you so much to everyone who participated. We will announce the shortlisted entries and winners in May 2022.  Calling all artists! Participate in #CCSharesCulture, our new Open Culture Remix Art Contest! The theme this year is “Love Culture? Share Culture!” In celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Creative Commons licenses, we … Read More “CC Open Culture Remix Art Contest 2022 – #CCSharesCulture”

Blueprint on open access to UK’s digital cultural heritage collections welcomed

A new blueprint on open access to digital cultural heritage collections in the United Kingdom (UK) has been hailed as a significant opportunity to prevent historical works from being “locked down” behind copyright walls. Recommendations in the report, “A Culture of Copyright, A scoping study on open access to digital cultural heritage collections in the … Read More “Blueprint on open access to UK’s digital cultural heritage collections welcomed”

It’s been a busy start of the year for open culture at CC! Here’s an update

Since June 2021, thanks to a grant by the Arcadia Fund, Creative Commons has been developing our Open Culture / Open GLAM program to help transform institutions and support them as they embrace open culture and all the benefits it creates for themselves and their communities. Our core task is to enable galleries, libraries, archives … Read More “It’s been a busy start of the year for open culture at CC! Here’s an update”