The organization was founded by Filipino Wikimedians advocating cultural heritage, history, language & ethnicity, art, freedom of panorama, and Wikimedia's Movement Strategy, contributing to expand the global availability of free knowledge.
GLAM is the acronym for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. The Pilipinas Panorama Community aims to initiate partnerships and collaborations with libraries, museums and cultural institutions primarily located in the Philippine capital of Metro Manila.
GLAM initiatives have become important in facilitating verifiable data and information for the more accessible Wikipedia and its sister projects.
He also met author Christina Hyo-Jung Lee, Princeton University Professor and Director of Graduate Studies (Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese). Dr. Lee delivered a lecture on the occupation and pillage of the Spanish colonial capital of Manila by the British fleet for 20 months between 1762 and 1764; and a host of topics on digitization of priceless centuries-old books about the Philippines.
Date: July 20, 2023 (Thursday) Location: Intramuros, Manila City
Façade of Instituto Cervantes de Manila in Intramuros.
Christina H. Lee and Johnny Alegre
Vocabulario Tagalo Español, presented by Dr. Lee as one of a large collection of rare books slated for digitalization.
Filipinas Heritage Library
Johnny Alegre (Buszmail), head of the Pilipinas Panorama Community, signed one of his earliest compositions from his student days in the University of the Philippines College of Music. This is part of his donation of personal archives to the Filipinas Heritage Library of the Ayala Foundation. He was accompanied by John Labella, Filipinas Heritage Library head.
Date: July 07, 2023 (Friday) Location: Makati City, Metro Manila
Philippine Panorama Project
The Philippine Panorama Project is an initiative of the Pilipinas Panorama Community aiming to collect media files of cultural heritage in every Philippine town for Wikimedia Commons, also includes GLAM as part of its initiatives.
Philippine Panorama Project/GLAM is a PPC subproject that focuses on Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums through the navigable expanse of the Philippines. Photowalks relating to GLAM are organized by the PPC community.
Benguet State University Museum, La Trinidad, Benguet
Museo ning Angeles, Angeles City, Pampanga
Marcelo H. Del Pilar Museum, Bulakan, Bulacan
UP Manila Museum of a History of Ideas, Ermita, Manila City
Carlos Botong Francisco Hall, Angono, Rizal
Casa Real Shrine, Malolos City, Bulacan
Museo Kordilyera, Baguio City
Sentrong Pangkultura ng Biñan, Biñan, Laguna
Museo ng Makati, Makati City
Hiyas ng Bulacan Cultural Center, Malolos City, Bulacan