Hack days in Barcelona

On May 9th, Milena posted about Hack4Europe: our upcoming Hack Days in 4 European countries. One of the locations  is the fabulous Museu Picasso in Barcelona. We aim to provide an exciting location for exploring the potential of open cultural …


Report from a workshop on UGC

Earlier this week, our Product Developer David Haskiya spent two days at a workshop in Vienna. Here are some of his impressions: The purpose of the workshop was for projects and persons associated with Europeana to discuss the best ways …


Ian Curtis of Joy Division

Today is the 31st anniversary of the untimely death of Ian Curtis, lead singer of English rock band, Joy Division. Joy Division’s roots started from Bernard Sumner and Peter Hook’s attendance of a Sex Pistols show in 1976. The following …


And the Kindle winners are…

In the last two months we ran a competition “What are your favourite items on Europeana?”.  To have a chance of winning 1 of 3 Kindles,  we asked you to submit links to the items you like the most on …


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 …