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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.

Discovering Europe

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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An interview with European Historic Houses

Title: Palazzo Marigliano, Italy. Participants of the 3rd round of the European Heritage Weeks - Facebook Live Visits

Date: 2020-05-30

Institution: Palazzo Marigliano


An interview with European Historic Houses

Created: 8 July 2020

In this post, Marion Ratier of European Historic Houses discusses the online initiatives European Historic Houses organised during closures caused by COVID-19, and the ongoing relevance of these projects even as some houses begin to reopen. 

Culture from home – Connecting through webinars during the lockdown

Culture from home – Connecting through webinars during the lockdown

Created: 6 July 2020

From March to June 2020, Europeana Communicators held a series of webinars on the theme ‘Culture from home’, in which specialists from museums, libraries, archives and educational settings shared their solutions for reaching audiences while their doors were closed.  Here, co-chair and webinar moderator Susan Hazan reflects on the series.

Europeana 2020

We’re really excited to announce that Europeana 2020 will be taking place online between 11-13 November 2020, although we hope to organise some local ‘meet-ups’ as part of the conference.

Our online conference will aim to be a participatory event that gathers voices from across the sector and continent to explore all things digital cultural heritage. 

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Services and Tools



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


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

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