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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.

New Europeana Generic Services call now open

Applications are now being accepted for Europeana Generic Services projects! Explore guidance for proposals, advice on topics of interest and information on how to apply.

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Discovering Europe

Introducing Europeana's ‘Discovering Europe’ season
News Created: 15 June 2020 Georgia Evans

Introducing Europeana's ‘Discovering Europe’ season

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.


Europeana Strategy 2020-2025: Priority 2 - Improve data quality

Title: Data Quality

Creator: Europeana Foundation and Sketchy Business

Date: 2020

Country: The Netherlands

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Europeana Strategy 2020-2025: Priority 2 - Improve data quality

Created: 19 June 2020

A new strategy for the Europeana Initiative covering the next five years imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and empowered to make that digital change by Europeana. In this series, we look at the strategy and talk to some of the people who will drive it. Today, we look at the second priority of the strategy - improving data quality.

Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: preparation and action

Title: A Vision for European Cultural Heritage 2025

Creator: Sebastiaan Ter Burg

Date: May 2018, Bulgaria

Institution: Europeana Foundation


Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19: preparation and action

Created: 17 June 2020

The second week of our 'Digital Transformation in the time of COVID-19' highlghted the importance of preparation and the possibility of action. Explore the discussions and share your experience. 

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

Europeana 2020

News about Europeana 2020 is coming soon.

Read all about Europeana 2019 and register your interest for Europeana 2020 

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