Month: October 2015

10 terrifying costume ideas for Halloween

(Well… sort of terrifying.) If you’re planning to mark All Hallows Eve, or Halloween as it’s now known, by dressing up, why not leave the witch’s hat and bed sheets in the costume cupboard and use some of Europeana’s spookier collection items to inspire you instead? A boy appearing to two girls as a ghost, Wellcome Library, […]

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Have a piece of cake!

Together with Europeana Food and Drink we are happy to present our newest, and probably tastiest, virtual exhibition: Cake? Cake! We’ll take you on a journey through the history of cake in Europe and explore the different stories and customs connected to it. Curated by Centre for Agrarian History and Royal Museums of Art and History, the exhibition […]

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Download our new iTunes U course and Multi-Touch Book on the First World War!

Whether you’re a school student or a WW1 enthusiast, you can now discover the different causes leading to the First World War with our new iTunes U course and Multi-Touch Book. The book and related course, available on iTunes in both Dutch and English, use fascinating historical materials to bring the months and years before […]

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GIF IT UP 2015

GIF IT UP is a challenge aiming to find the best GIFs created from copyright-free heritage material. The competition organised by DPLA and DigitalNZ aims to encourage all GIF-makers, creatives, history nuts, and animators to reuse and mix the openly licensed material. Following on from GIF IT UP’s inaugural year in 2014, the competition returns this year, seeking innovative and endlessly looping […]

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