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Gitcoin Virtual Hackathon

Unlocking Web3 for the Arts & Culture

May 25, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022

This hackathon event had ended at June 26, 2022, 5 a.m., please check the ongoing hackathons.

Unlocking Web3 for the Arts & Culture:

A Virtual Hackathon

May 25th – June 25th, 2022

✨Join our Discord for event updates✨
✨Total Prize Pool: $50K in Tez! Join NOW!✨
✨Fill out the Team Matching Form and find a team or team members!✨

We invite you to build the code base for future use cases for the Arts & Culture on the Tezos blockchain. Bounties will be created in a collaboration of eight cultural institutions who are ready to look beyond drops and collectables and will co-create open source Proof of Concepts on the Tezos blockchain with the aim to be tested and aimed to put into production in the near future.

Unlocking Web3 for the Arts & Culture

Builders, designers and creators, unite! Work together with eight prominent cultural institutions from all around the world to create the building blocks of and open source and decentralized future to empower artists & museums all over the world to enter the possibilities of Web3.




May 25
@ 3 PM UTC
Opening event, the institutions present the bounties
May 31
@ 3 PM UTC
Tezos technical presentation
June 1
@ 3 PM UTC
Hands on dapp training with Ligo
June 6
@ 3 PM UTC
Frontend workshop
June 8
@ 2 PM UTC
Open hours with the institutions

How it works

  1. 8 cultural institutions get together to explore web3 and define bounties
  2. They announce the bounties & prizes a few days before starting
  3. Join the workshops and learn to build dapps with Ligo
  4. Have access to the mentors from the Tezos ecosystem
  5. Join the Discord
  6. Join the open hours, meet the institutions, ask questions and clarify ideas with them at 3:00 pm UTC on the 8th of June
  7. Submit your project via Gitcoin by the 25th of June
  8. Join the celebration event on the 30th of June in Berlin (Time TBD)

Special thanks to the 8 cultural institutions participating in the fellowship program:

  • Light Art Space Foundation, Germany
  • C/O Berlin, Germany
  • Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands
  • NXT Museum, Netherlands
  • Signal Festival, Czech Republic
  • Villa Albertine, USA
  • Be Fantastic, India
  • Octobre Numerique, France

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Check out the Prizes

Visit the Prize Explorer to check out the prizes posted by our hackathon sponsors. Click each prize to show important details, including the submission requirements, submission deadline, etc.

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Join the Hackathons Chat Workspace

Chat with other hackers, ask sponsors and the Gitcoin team questions, find or create a team, and communicate real-time. Click here to join the party!

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Start Work via Gitcoin

When your team is formed please have one of your teammates navigate to each prize page you plan to compete for and click the “Start Work” button.

express interest

Build your cool ideas and make your vision come true with your team!

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Submit Work via Gitcoin

When your project is completed, submit your work by clicking the “Submit Work” button on the prize page/