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GLAMhack24 in Lucerne and Workshop GLAM & Digital Humanities

Updated: Jun 26

We are happy to invite you to the 10th edition of the Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon, taking place in Lucerne from September 6-7, 2024. The event carried out in partnership with the Central and University Library Lucerne is an excellent opportunity for cultural institutions, software developers, digital humanists, artists, Wikipedians, and many more to come together and drive innovation in the heritage sector.

Register now to be part of this year’s hackathon!

This year’s theme is “on the move”. In preparation for the hackathon, we invite you to check out our datasets, submit a challenge, or contribute your institution’s data.


Workshop GLAM & Digital Humanities (5 Sept, Afternoon)

DARIAH-CH is setting up a GLAM Working Group which has the mission to strengthen the cooperation between the Heritage Sector, the Cultural Sector, Public Administration, and the Digital Humanities in the area of data and data infrastructures.

Join us on 5 September 2024, in the afternoon, for our the kick-off workshop of the DARIAH-CH Working Group on GLAM & Digital Humanities

If you are a researcher, work in the cultural heritage field, or are otherwise interested in the topic, you are welcome to join us for this workshop where we will start devising the action plan of this working group.

Program (location: Neubad)

15:15 – 17:15 Workshop GLAM & Digital Humanities

18:00 – 19:30 Dinner at Neubad (at participants’ own expense)

To register please use the ordinary registration page:


Open GLAM Night (5 Sept, Evening)

On the eve of the hackathon, we invite you to celebrate with us the Open GLAM Night at Lucerne Neubad, with contributions from Mexican artists, a participatory performance of the Afro-Cuban artist Ivonne Gonzalez, and a kaleidoscope of “remarkable” Lucernese people.

The first part of the event will be live-streamed to one of the cinemas of the Complejo Cultural of the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), our Mexican partner organization.

The OpenGLAM Night is open to the public and does not require registration. So don't hesitate to bring your friends and loved ones and introduce them to the world of OpenGLAM (detailed program).


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