Three EU-funded research and innovation projects, invited professionals from GLAMs to take part in the webinar “Sustainable Models for GLAMs-New ways of participatory management and sustainable financing of cultural institutions” on February 20, 2024.

During the online event, GLAMMONS together with ReCharge and LibrarIN presented the core vision of their approach to participation in the cultural sector, the value of this approach, the needs assessments, and capacity building before an open discussion with the audience.

Watch the webinar HERE.


-Welcome and introduction by Hinano Spreafico, European Commission, and the moderator, Ares Kalandides, GLAMMONS
-GLAMMONS: Resilient, sustainable, and participatory practices: Towards the GLAMs of the commons by Vasilis Avdikos, GLAMMONS
-RECHARGE: Resilient European Cultural Heritage as Resource for Growth and Engagement by Trilce Navarrete, RECHARGE
-LibrarIN. Value co-creation and social innovation for a new generation of European libraries by Luis Rubalcaba  and Andrej Vrčon, LibrarIN

Open discussion

-The multiple financial channels of GLAMs, chaired by Janet Merkel (Technische Universität Berlin)
-Understanding and Fostering Participation in Cultural Heritage, chaired by Maja Drabczyk (Fundacja Centrum Cyfrowe) with Una Hussey (The Hunt Museum), RECHARGE Living Labs and Kelly Hazejager (Sound & Vision, Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid), RECHARGE Playbook
-Libraries as living labs, chaired by Lars Fuglsang and Luis Rubalcaba, LibrarIN
-Wrap-up and closing of the event by Ares Kalandides