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We empower the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. We develop expertise, tools and policies to embrace digital change and encourage partnerships that foster innovation. We make it easier for people to use cultural heritage for education, research, creation and recreation. Our work contributes to an open, knowledgeable and creative society.

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Our Discovering Europe season highlights Europe’s rich natural beauty and cultural heritage to inspire travel to local and alternative destinations. Cultural heritage professionals can explore news, content and information related to tourism in the cultural heritage sector on our dedicated page. 


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Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: edge predictions

Title: A Vision for European Cultural Heritage 2025

Creator: Sebastiaan Ter Burg

Date: May 2018, Bulgaria

Institution: Europeana Foundation

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Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: edge predictions

Created: 3 July 2020

Europeana’s June workshops on ‘Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19’ are complete, and the topics and questions they highlighted have ongoing relevance for the cultural heritage sector. In this post, Michael Peter Edson explores the ‘edge predictions’ that workshop participants imagined as the possible futures for digital cultural heritage.

Digital is here to stay: the impact of ‘the new normal’ on meetings and events

Digital is here to stay: the impact of ‘the new normal’ on meetings and events

Created: 1 July 2020

When large parts of Europe went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, events had to start to work very differently. In this post, Europeana Foundation Events Manager, Gina van der Linden, reflects on this shift from physical to digital events, and shares her learnings from the past few months. 

Services and Tools

APIs

APIs

Europeana APIs can be used to build applications that use the wealth of our collections, drawn from major museums and galleries across Europe.

Projects

We form projects and partnerships around new ideas and technologies that encourage audiences to engage with their cultural heritage.


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