The European Heritage Label (EHL) recognises sites that have a symbolic European value and have played a significant role in the history and culture of Europe or the building of the Union. The initiative is increasingly using digital approaches to promote and support engagement with built heritage. Find out more about the Label and the work they are doing!
In 2021, we celebrate the welcome return of sport to our summers, with the Olympic Games, the European Football Championships and many more sporting events. Explore how our Sports season will share the story of Europe through our sporting heritage in the past and the present.
Previously, we introduced you to the Europeana Foundation’s image classification pilot, for which we had selected a target vocabulary and gathered a dataset to train a model to classify images from digitised cultural heritage. In this post, we analyse the results of the training, identify some challenges with our current approach, and propose future lines of work!
Digital storytelling is our topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. First up, find out why digital storytelling is all the rage in the cultural heritage sector and how it can help you connect and engage with your audiences.
Kim McKay is the first woman Director and CEO of the Australian Museum in its 191 year history. In a special interview for our celebration of Women’s History Month, she discusses highlighting women’s achievements, First Nation communities, and climate change through the Museum’s activities and collections. Watch the interviews!
The Open Content Toolkit highlights openly licensed digital resources and content from around the world and encourages educators to use them in the classroom. We interview its creator, Europeana Education community member Theo Kuechel, about how the Toolkit can be used by teachers and the inspiration that he draws from Europeana.