Year: 2017

5 Europeana Art highlights from 2017

As the year draws to a close, we look back on the past twelve months and celebrate five significant moments for Europeana Art. In chronological order: 1. Art Nouveau season 2017 began with fireworks: a four-month season dedicated to Art Nouveau. Its centrepiece was the exhibition Art Nouveau – A Universal Style which surveyed Art Nouveau across Europe […]

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2017: Top 20 searches on Europeana

With 2017 coming to a close, it’s time to look at what you’ve been searching for this year on Europeana Collections. Since January, there have been millions of searches in Europeana Collections from all over the world. With more than 50 million artworks, objects, books, sounds and videos, from more than 3,500 European cultural institutions, […]

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César Franck: the “Pater Seraphicus” of modern French music

On this International Migrants’ Day, Sofie Taes, musicologist & co-curator of the Europeana Photography Collection for PHOTOCONSORTIUM/KU Leuven, zooms in on the life and work of a brave Belgian who altered the course of French music history.   In the twilight of the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871), in which it led significant losses against Germany, France explored […]

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Dive into Europeana to listen to the sea

In December, the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) present music and sound archive collections, picked up from the following centres : Centre de recherche en ethnomusicologie (CREM), the Centre de Recherche sur l’Espace Sonore et l’environnement urbain (CRESSON) and from the phonothèque de la Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme (MMSH). The CNRS […]

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Plongez dans Europeana pour écouter la mer

Au cours du mois de décembre, une sélection d’archives sonores du Centre national de la recherche scientifique – CNRS  – celles du Centre de recherche en ethnomusicologie (CREM), du  Centre de Recherche sur l’Espace Sonore et l’environnement urbain (CRESSON) et de la phonothèque de la Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l’Homme (MMSH) – sur la […]

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Winners of GIF IT UP 2017

Dear GIF-makers and GIF-lovers! Time to reveal the winners of GIF IT UP 2017! Huge thank you to all the participants! It was a very tight competition and we were blown away by the amount of imaginative and amusing creations that were submitted  –  you can browse through all the GIFs at bit.ly/GIFITUP2017 and GIPHY. Thanks again to […]

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Music and Mechanics – the exhibition goes live!

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new exhibition, ‘Music and Mechanics’ on Europeana. This has been a fantastic opportunity, not just to look for the different types of musica automata that exist on Europeana, but also to think about the relationships between manually operated or acoustic instruments and the mechanical instruments. Of course, […]

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Five stunning European theatres for #LoveTheatreDay

15 November is #LoveTheatreDay. So here are five stunning settings to put on your cultural must-visit list. What’s your favourite theatre? Tell us @europeanaeu with #lovetheatreday The Seebühne First up, The Seebühne. This is a floating stage that gets erected every year for the Bregenz Festival. It’s on Lake Constance in Austria and has 7,000 seats (on dry […]

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