Eight case studies show opportunities, challenges, and needs of low-capacity and non-Western cultural heritage institutions

In October 2021, Creative Commons launched a call for case studies on open access in cultural institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs), from low-capacity, non-Western institutions, or representing marginalized,underrepresented communities from various parts of the world. The aim of the open call was to help generate a more global, inclusive, and equitable … Read More “Eight case studies show opportunities, challenges, and needs of low-capacity and non-Western cultural heritage institutions”

‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop — Help us develop a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers

Join us at the ‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop on Tuesday 10 May 2022 at 3 PM UTC as we kickstart the development of a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers. This digital workshop will continue the work of the newly released paper “Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage — An Agenda for … Read More “‘Towards Better Sharing of Cultural Heritage’ Workshop — Help us develop a CC Open Culture Guide for Policymakers”

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”