The European Commission has initiated a New European Bauhaus movement to shape future ways of living that answer the challenges we face today. Think green, sustainable and affordable, alongside accessible, inclusive and beautiful. Find out what it’s all about, what Europeana’s involvement is and how you can join the conversation today.
New European Bauhaus wants to put sustainability, inclusivity and beauty at the heart of Europe’s future. It calls for diverse perspectives, citizens and sectors to come together - design, art and culture with modern science and technology to make that happen. Digital cultural heritage already makes that connection - our sector can play a key role in shaping this initiative. Explore more and get involved.
Every year during the Northern summer holidays, approximately 1,000 members of the Wikimedia community – the worldwide group of volunteers and professionals behind projects including Wikipedia and Wikidata – gather for their annual event: Wikimania. This year’s event, hosted in Stockholm, had as its theme the relationship of open-access information to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The event's program was chaired for the second year running by Europeana’s own Wikimedia liaison Liam Wyatt, in a voluntary capacity. Today he fills us in on this year’s gathering.