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Art Stories FACES – a new educational game for children

A couple of months ago Europeana organized the Europeana Labs Challenge February 2016 to try to increase innovative re-use of the digital cultural heritage material available on our website. Today we’d like to present to you one of the winners of this challenge – the Italian start-up agency Art Stories and their winning product: Art […]

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Introducing Europeana 280

What is Europeana 280? On 21 April, Europeana will launch Europeana 280, a cross-border campaign to get people excited about Europe’s shared art heritage by celebrating the diverse and magnificent artworks that are a part of it. We invited all 28 EU Member States to nominate 10 pieces of art held in their country that […]

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#ColorOurCollections: Europeana’s Colouring Book for Grown-ups

Nowadays, it’s not just children that enjoy the gentle art of colouring. Colouring books aimed at adults are bestsellers – advertised as a form of therapy designed to alleviate the stress of modern life. You can colour in glorious gardens, enchanted forests, dream cities and now… Europeana’s collections! We’ve created a Colouring Book for Grown-ups […]

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Europeana Collections brings you closer to culture

If this isn’t your first visit to Europeana, you’ll notice that things look a little different around here. We’ve made some changes to the site so you can get up, close and personal with the vast and amazing digitized collections of Europe’s cultural heritage institutions. For starters, there’s a fresh, new design to make it […]

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New online exhibition: The Men on the Memorial

During the First World War men and boys from more than 16,000 parishes in England and Wales joinedt the Army. Of all these villages there were only 53 so called “Thankful Villages” – places to which everyone returned alive. The village of Skelsmergh (Cumbria, England, UK) was sadly not one: 25 men with links links to […]

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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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