Let your Data shine – Invitation to an Information Meeting for Interested Cultural Institutions

By Luisa Blendinger (Coding da Vinci)

Around 170 exciting applications with 400 data sets from almost 300 museums, archives, libraries and memorial places, a total of 2,000 participants – Coding da Vinci is making history. The most successful German hackathon for open cultural data is coming to Baden-Wuerttemberg in spring 2022, starting with a kick-off in the ZKM Karlsruhe (Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie – Centre for Art and Media) on 7th/8th May and ending with a prize-giving ceremony in the Landesmuseum Württemberg (Wuerttemberg State Museum) on 24th June. The MFG Baden-Württemberg (Medien- und Filmgesellschaft – Media and Film Society Baden-Wuerttemberg) is carrying out the great cultural hackathon together with 14 partners.

Information meetings for GLAMS from the southwest

Cultural and memory institutions (GLAMs) from throughout the whole of Baden-Wuerttemberg are invited to take part in Coding da Vinci Baden-Württemberg 2022 and to participate with digitised cultural assets from their institution. GLAMs that wish to discover what possibilities there are in their digital copies and metadata, can find out more at the online information meetings for data providers. 

There are three dates to choose from:
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Monday, 24th January, 9.30 am - 12.30 pm
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Wednesday, 2nd February, 2 pm – 5 pm
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Friday, 4th February, 9.00 am – 12.00 pm

You can register for these up to 19th January .

Selecting the right data sets

The team around Coding da Vinci Baden-Württemberg 2022 will provide support for interested cultural institutions in selecting suitable open data and free content  and to prepare these for the cultural hackathon. You can clarify unresolved issues at the information meetings and get a little closer to selecting the right data.

You can find further information in the information sheet and on the website.