The Open Heritage Foundation

The Open Heritage Foundation is a registered non-profit organization based in India. It was officially launched in 2019, the foundation aims to extend the reach of open movement activities which is free knowledge and are open source tools that are used to digitize and transcribe cultural and heritage documentation for glam institutions.

What We Do

While fragile, the tangible cultural heritage is an important factor in maintaining cultural diversity in the face of growing globalization, facing increasing threats related to natural disasters, accidents, theft, vandalism, or even deterioration over time.

Wiki Loves Folklore

International contest organized by the Wikimedia community to document cultures in different regions of the world with emphasise on theme of folk culture.

Documentation

Cultural Documentation (Tangible Heritage) Digitization work of cultural institutions Рgalleries, museums, libraries, archives

 

Conferences

Conferences for increasing awareness and advocacy with dialogue around open access and open GLAM

 

 

Impact

Outreach Work

We have had over 10+ programs, events, campaigns, workshops, conferences and outreach activities organized.

Digitization Works

Digitized 70000 pages from 400 works. Integration of Works from our GLAM Partnerships with Cultural Institutions.

Capacity Building

Involved 4510+ people in different open knowledge campaigns and we’re successful in documentation of culture with around 35000+ images and 6700 articles.