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.

News

Secure your ticket for Europeana 2022 - making digital culture count
Title:
Europeana 2022
Date:
2022
Institution:
Europeana Foundation
Country:
Netherlands

Secure your ticket for Europeana 2022 - making digital culture count

Created: 11 August 2022

Ticket sales for Europeana 2022, taking place on 28 - 30 September, are now open! This year we’ve refreshed our conference format and you are able to choose between attending in The Hague, or online, selecting the experience that suits you best. Read on to find out more about your options, and join us for three days of all things digital cultural heritage. 

New project at the University of Warsaw explores cultural heritage geodata and crowdsourcing
Title:
world from "Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography ... being a complete and universal history and description of the whole world ... To illustrate the work are introduced ... maps, charts ... and ... numerous engravings, etc".
Date:
1810
Institution:
British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

New project at the University of Warsaw explores cultural heritage geodata and crowdsourcing

Created: 11 August 2022

In 2021, Europeana’s Research Grants Programme awarded funding for innovative projects exploring crowdsourcing and research. Over the summer, we interview the winners to find out what they have achieved. Today, we hear from Francis Harvey, visiting professor at the University of Warsaw.

Projects

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


Learn more
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

Resources and information to help educators reuse cultural heritage data and collections in their classrooms and institutions. 

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

Resources and information to enable those working in research and academia to reuse cultural heritage data. 

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