This report summarizes some of the core findings of the Cultural Heritage and Social Change Summit–themes that have also arisen in many other cultural heritage conferences and meetings over the past year:
Safe Space for Disruptive Dialogue
Funding for Transformative Gatherings
Equitable and Ethical Collaboration
Diversifying Technology Production in Cultural Heritage Spaces
Integrating Community Archives Into Traditional Cultural Heritage Spaces
Social Innovation and Rethinking Goals and Objectives in the Cultural Heritage Sector
This talk at the National Library of France from February 2015 highlights some of the ways Historypin is being leveraged to increase access to cultural heritage content and strengthen local communities. I also take a quick look at the growing culture around Linked Open Data in Libraries, Archives and Museums and how data sharing may soon be the new norm for cultural heritage.
A home for local community First World War projects. Today we’re excited to launch the First World War Centenary hub on Historypin, a home for local community groups running First World War commemorative activities.
Historypin was launched in 2011, after two years of R&D and beta testing, with a mission to help bring people together, from across different generations and cultures, to share and explore the history of their communities…
This winter has seen a flurry of activity around a number of projects related to Europeana content, and the incredible work of partners across Europe helping to increase the discovery and reuse of European cultural heritage.
Historypin is a suite of online tools designed to help museums, libraries and community groups share their collections of archived materials (e.g. historic photos) with as wide an audience as possible…
We’re fortunate to work with many cultural heritage partners who are putting a lot of thought and research into the ways they can share their collections with the world, from physical exhibitions to digital engagement strategies, and everything in between…
There is always someone in the family that knows everything, who recognises every face in every old picture, who could tell you where they were taken and what the occasion was, who could narrate an old family film to within an inch of its life…