We are Europeana

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.

We collaborate

We bring together cultural heritage professionals from all over Europe. 

We advocate

We provide the cultural heritage sector with a voice advocating for better digital practices.

We reach audiences

We work to share and promote cultural heritage so that it can be used and enjoyed by people all over the world. 

We build capacity

We provide opportunities for institutions and individuals in the cultural heritage sector to develop their digital skills and practice.

We build technology

We develop and maintain technical solutions for showcasing, sharing and using digital cultural heritage.

The ENUMERATE Self Assessment Tool

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Title:
Abacus
Creator:
https://www.europeana.eu/en/item/15504/VO_102278_23
Date:
1893 or earlier
Institution:
World Museum Vienna
Country:
Austria

News

Professionals in Focus - Marianna Marcucci
Title:
Marianna Marcucci. In copyright.
Creator:
Sandra Luoni
Date:
March 2021.
Institution:
Marianna Marcucci

Professionals in Focus - Marianna Marcucci

Created: 23 June 2022

In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. Today, Marianna Marcucci tells us about how her experiences in pharmacy and the hotel industry all contributed to her love for digital engagement. 

Exploring how to deal with problematic cultural heritage data
Title:
The Confiscation of the Contents of a Painter's Studio
Creator:
François Bunel the Younger François Bunel de Jonge
Date:
1590
Institution:
Mauritshuis
Country:
The Netherlands

Exploring how to deal with problematic cultural heritage data

Created: 22 June 2022

How to approach cultural heritage content which can cause offence, or is no longer in line with contemporary standards, is a question which faces professionals across the sector. Europeana interns Sofia Guido and Aida Fadioui explore possible approaches to contentious cultural heritage data and tell us about how Europeana is exploring the issue.

Projects

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


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Title:
Winter Scene from the Stockholm Waterfront.
Creator:
Alfred Bergström
Date:
1899
Institution:
Nationalmuseum Sweden
Country:
Sweden

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Education
Title:
Esbjörn at the study corner
Creator:
Carl Larsson
Institution:
Nationalmuseum Sweden
Country:
Sweden

Education

Cultural heritage has a crucial role to play in education. Explore information, guidance and resources to enrich and inspire learning practice. 

Events
Title:
Merry Company
Creator:
Isack Elyas
Date:
1629
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Events

Europeana organises, attends and highlights a number of events throughout the year - explore some of interest.

Research
Title:
De astronoom
Creator:
Abraham Delfos, after Johannes Vermeer
Date:
1794
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Research

Funding, resources and a community to bring together digital cultural heritage, academia and research.

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