Jewish Museum London Visit

In the coming months, Europeana will launch a few new virtual exhibitions. Among the first to be released are the exhibitions produced in partnership with Judaica Europeana,  a project that highlights content documenting the Jewish presence and heritage in the …




Happy Birthday, Salvador Dali!

“Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad”, said Salvador Dali. On this day over a century ago, one of the most renowned surrealist painters, Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto …




Hack4Europe!

What are the benefits of making cultural heritage data open and reusable? How can it support the development of new content markets, generate new jobs and enrich people’s life? Europeana and its partners Collections Trust, Museu Picasso, Poznan Supercomputing and …




Delousing chit from the World War I

This amusing item was uncovered at the digitisation roadshow in Berlin last month. Looking rather like a cartoon bank note the delousing chit informed the bearer that he was now clean and free of the vermin of the trenches. Most likely …




May the fourth be with you

May 4 is the day the Star Wars fans celebrate the legendary films and the culture that surrounds the franchise. Star Wars was first released on May 25th, 1977, however May 4 is considered to be Star Wars Day, because …




Royal Wedding

Today millions of people across the globe are watching the wedding of Prince William and Kate (Catherine) Middleton. More than any other Royal Family, the life of the Windsors is always in the public eye. Take a look at these videos on …