Get ready for Hack4FI in Ateneum 13–15 March 2020!

Hackers, developers, designers, and GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives, and museum) professionals. Come and get creative with the treasures of cultural heritage at our fingertips. From datasets to APIs and open content platforms, open cultural heritage is there to be reinvented. Let’s learn and play together!

Register for the event

Thrilled to start working with the memory of the world?Join the students and professionals who care about cultural heritage and want to bring it to  this millennium.

Find out more about the tracks of this year’s hackathon.

Register for the hackathon

Bring your GLAM

Has your library, archive or museum digitised and opened access to cultural heritage? Come and bring it to the hackathon to be rediscovered! List your open content, hack and learn in the hackathon or set up your own challenge.

Learn how GLAMs can contribute

Learn about connected open heritage

Just starting or a seasoned professional? Now is the right time to learn more!

Workshops at Hack4FI

The hackathon will host learning sessions arranged around open cultural heritage topics. We invite you join or arrange a workshop during the event.

University tour

On week nine we meet Haaga-Helia, the Academy of Fine Arts, Aalto University and the University of Helsinki and introduce the hackathon and tell a bit about OpenGLAM, open licenses, and machine-readable sources of open cultural heritage.

Show the events


16 Registration starts
17 Welcome and inspiration talks
18 Presentation of themes and tracks
19 Data dates with snacks
21 Museum closes

10 Doors open, registration starts
11 Orientation to the day
12 Teams settle in Ateneum and have lunch
17 Mid-hackathon review
18 Dinner
21 Museum closes

10 Doors open
11 Orientation to the day
12–14 Lunch
14 Teams prepare to present
14.30 Final presentations
16.30 Hackathon ends


Hack4FI – Hack your heritage! is organized for the fifth time by AvoinGLAM working group in Open Knowledge Finland, together with the Finnish National Gallery and Wikimedia Finland. The event is supported by the City of Helsinki.