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.

Statement of solidarity with Ukraine

The Europeana Initiative stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.


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News

Europeana begins building the common European data space for cultural heritage
Title:
Human stem cell embedded in a 3D matrix, Cryo SEM
Creator:
Eileen Gentleman
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

Europeana begins building the common European data space for cultural heritage

Created: 30 November 2022

Europeana is at the heart of the common European data space for cultural heritage. As of September 2022, together with our partners we have started turning the data space into a reality and we are excited to share what’s in store for the next year. 

Professionals in Focus - Rebecca Kahn
Title:
Rebecca Kahn. CC-BY-SA 3.0
Date:
2017
Institution:
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin

Professionals in Focus - Rebecca Kahn

Created: 23 November 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, Rebecca Kahn talks about her career and work with Linked Open Data.

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

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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