Europeana’s June workshops on ‘Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19’ are complete, and the topics and questions they highlighted have ongoing relevance for the cultural heritage sector. In this post, Michael Peter Edson explores the ‘edge predictions’ that workshop participants imagined as the possible futures for digital cultural heritage.
While cultural tourism has been badly affected by the COVID-19 crisis, cultural heritage continues to act as inspiration for individuals across Europe to explore the continent’s history, sites and art. In this post, we introduce Europeana’s ‘Discovering Europe’ season, which will highlight Europe’s rich natural beauty and cultural heritage to inspire travel to local and alternative destinations.
Explore how our ‘Digital Transformation in the time of COVID-19’ workshops contribute to our strategic priorities to build capacity for the cultural heritage sector and how you can follow and benefit from the work they undertake.
Explore how we are working with Culture24 to develop a shared understanding of what is happening in our sector to support digital capacity and what terms like ‘digital transformation’ mean in practice for GLAM institutions.
2020 was supposed to bring a summer of sport - the Tokyo Olympics, European football championships in cities across Europe, Wimbledon - but all of that is now on hold. But people’s passion for sport remains. And that’s why we bring you Europeana Sport - sharing the story of Europe through our sporting heritage in the past and the present.
Any regular visitors to Europeana Pro will notice that it looks a little different today. That’s right - we’ve revamped our website and in this post you can find out all about the process we’ve been through, decisions we’ve made and what you can expect to find in the new Europeana Pro.
The advent of 3D technology is bringing new opportunities for the cultural heritage sector, offering innovative ways to provide access to heritage for education, tourism, research and enjoyment. In this post, Susan Hazan takes us into the ‘Mirrorworld’ to discuss the potential of 3D and 4D experiences in the cultural heritage sector.
From September to December 2019, Europeana’s ‘Europe at Work’ season encouraged the public to share their work-related stories, and demonstrated that the working world we inhabit today is rich and varied and is the result of a series of technological and societal changes over time.
As part of Europeana’s Collection Day initiative, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin, Ireland, have now hosted their fifth collection day, the last of which was part of the Europe at Work season.
We talk to Senior Curator, Nathan Mannion, about EPIC’s latest Europe at Work Collection Day, 9-10 November 2019, reflecting on his collection day experience and recommendations.