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

Europeana Initiative Task Force offers new learnings for digital transformation
Title:
Gymnastikföreningen i Helsingfors -seuran ryhmä harjoittelemassa
Date:
1912
Institution:
Finnish Heritage Agency
Country:
Finland

Europeana Initiative Task Force offers new learnings for digital transformation

Created: 29 June 2022

Starting in autumn 2021, Europeana’s Digital Transformation Task Force has been investigating the challenges facing the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation. Find out more about the Task Force’s findings and access the outcomes. 

What’s new on the Europeana website? March - June 2022
Title:
What's new on Europeana? Three themes
Creator:
Europeana Foundation
Date:
2022
Institution:
Europeana Foundation
Country:
Netherlands

What’s new on the Europeana website? March - June 2022

Created: 28 June 2022

We are constantly working to improve the Europeana website and add new features which allow people to explore Europe’s cultural heritage. Explore highlights of some recently released features that make it easier to search and browse the content.

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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