Sunshine Week is held each year in March to create “a dialogue about the importance of open government to the public.” You can find more information at these sites:
news page and a blog about Sunshine Week.
Here's an interesting article in the realm of archiving: Is That Just Some Game? No, It’s a Cultural Artifact
"When Henry Lowood, curator of the History of Science and Technology Collections at Stanford University, started preserving video games and video-game artifacts in 1998 he thought it was closer to professional oblivion than a bold new move into the future."