Month: March 2015

It’s your world, explore it! Europeana stories now in Google’s Field Trip app

What did you discover today? Europeana can now help you find out about cool and unique places in Poland, Estonia and Sweden through Google’s Field Trip app. Google’s Field Trip (GFT) is a mobile app developed by Google’s Niantic Labs for iPhone, Android mobile devices and Google Glass. The app recognises your location and lets […]

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Europeana takes part in #MuseumWeek 2015

Today marks the beginning of #MuseumWeek, an event to celebrate culture on Twitter. Museums from all over the world will be tweeting about their collections or sharing fun facts with their followers. With this week-long event, Twitter aims to engage people with art and culture in a whole new way. #MuseumWeek 2015 kicks off with #secretsMW. […]

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Exploring Ireland, the Emerald Isle

Every year, on 17 March, Irish communities around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, or the feast of Saint Patrick. As St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, the day is both a cultural and religious celebration, and an important day in the Irish cultural calendar. To celebrate, we’ve explored the history of the holiday and […]

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The Wonder Women of Europeana: Happy International Women’s Day 2015

With International Women’s Day 2015 approaching, we’ve decided to take a look at the history of women’s rights in Europe. The rights both sexes in Europe enjoy today are the product of some hard fought battles. Europeana stores objects and images relating to a number of important activism campaigns, each of which has made important contributions to […]

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