European Year Of Cultural Heritage

A Europeana Migration Collection Day – how does it work?

Our collection day events are a great opportunity to share your migration story. Sharing your story, or the story of your family or community, means it is recorded for posterity and preserved along with the collections of museums, galleries, libraries and archives from across Europe. This helps us to tell a really big story – the […]

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Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg

This month’s focus of the Europeana 1914-1918 Centenary Tour is on Luxembourg. In our dedicated gallery, a selection of images depicting various aspects of life during the First World War in the Grand Duchy can be viewed.  In addition, you can browse through all the contributions that were made at the collection days that were held […]

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many people crowded together on a ship deck

Pictures in Focus: Migrants, then and now

Today, Manuele Buono, of AEDEKA srl in Italy, talks about a photograph taken on board a ship arriving at Ellis Island in the early 20th century. I love this photo. It’s a striking reminder of the fact that once millions of Europeans just like me (yet not only Italians, but also Hungarians, Poles, Germans, Slavs, […]

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Share your migration story with Europeana Migration

We all have objects and tales that tell stories of where we’ve come from and what’s shaped our lives. For many of us, that involves our family’s stories of migration and immigration. A family with 10 children are going to emigrate, Jacq Stevens, 1955, Gooi en Vecht Historisch, Netherlands, CC BY-SA Sharing your own personal […]

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Announcing our latest online exhibition Visions of War

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Europeana 1914-1918 exhibition: Visions of War. Using archive material from Europeana 1914-1918 and artworks held in museum collections, Visions of War examines how serving soldiers and official war artists depicted conflict on the Western Front. The exhibition features personal artefacts and stories which people have contributed […]

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#ColorOurCollections and Europeana EYCH Colouring Book

Find your crayons. Sharpen your coloured pencils. Arrange your felt pens. #ColorOurCollections is back! #ColorOurCollections is a week-long colouring fest on social media organized by libraries, archives, and other cultural institutions around the world. Using materials from their collections, these institutions are sharing free colouring content with the hashtag #ColorOurCollections and inviting their followers to […]

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