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Tra natura e cultura- Giornate Europee del Patrimonio al Museo archeologico del Distretto minerario di Rio nell'Elba

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Winners of Picture This! Competition

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The Mauritshuis arrives in Europeana

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The Palestinian Museum 26.03.2017

The Palestinian Museum organizes its first symposium within the activities of "Qalandiya International"

Speakers in this symposium were the Director General of the Palestinian Museum Dr. Mahmoud Hawari, the President of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), and the director of the Museum of...
BY Culture24 06.10.2016

Hipster druids, holy pilgrims and questions for the dead: Artists respond to Museums at Night October 2016

Artists including Bedwyr Williams and Marcus Coates will be summoning, conjuring and creating for Museums at Night October 27 - 29. Here's how Bedwyr Wiliams will be summoning the spirit of the...
BY EUROPEANA 05.10.2016

“If father’s gone, keep smiling” – considering the children of the First World War

Guest post by Clare Gibson, of The Army Children Archive (TACA) What Europe’s children went through during the First World War is often overlooked by historians. Understandably, perhaps, if they...
BY EUROPEANA 05.10.2016

Classical composers, music manuscripts and correspondence

Notation can be seen as the foundation of the creative output in classical music. Music autographs, manuscripts and sketches manage to give an insight into the composer’s mind and a glimpse to his...
BY Culture24 30.09.2016

Radical poster pioneer Paul Peter Piech celebrated at People's History Museum

A major force in the development of the radical protest poster whose roots were in the world of corporate promotion is celebrated at the People's History Museum in Manchester Paul Peter Piech,...
BY EUROPEANA 27.09.2016

GIF IT UP 2016

After successful runs in 2014 and 2015, GIF IT UP returns for its third year, and Europeana joins in again with our best open collections – see below!  GIF IT UP  is a challenge looking for the best...
BY Culture24 26.09.2016

Bedlam: The Asylum and Beyond dives headlong into mental health at the Wellcome Collection

The Wellcome's new exhibition takes the 13th century Royal Bethlem Hospital as a focal point for a boundary-pushing exhibition, says Rachel Teskey Eva Kotátková, Asylum (2013). Installation view in...
Terrain Gallery | Aesthetic Realism Foundation 28.09.2016

Alexander Calder: Art Answers the Questions of Our Lives

The first time I saw Alexander Calder’s  Lobster Trap and Fish Tail , I loved it!  I was 7, and my parents had taken me to the Museum of Modern Art. The mobile hung from the ceiling above...
BY Culture24 25.09.2016

Jarvis Cocker's curated a new exhibition in London based on his 90s art series Journeys to the Outside

Jarvis Cocker is revisiting the spirit of his Channel 4 series, Journeys to the Outside, in a new exhibition at The Gallery of Everything © Joas Souza, courtesy The Gallery of Everything In 1998, as...
BY Culture24 25.09.2016

Grunts and Grapples: These are the stars who made wrestling great for four decades in Britain

It's been almost 30 years since wrestling was cancelled on ITV. But the stars live on in a new exhibition featuring a film by Jeremy Deller © Courtesy gruntsandgrapples.com Just before the football...
BY EUROPEANA 22.09.2016

‘Miss Mousie’s Ball’ and ‘The ewe with the crooked horn’: animal-related songs and tunes from the Irish music tradition

This blog post was originally released on the Europeana Sounds blog. After a nice journey through Europeana Sounds items related to goats , let’s continue our series on animals and sounds...
BY Culture24 22.09.2016

This is the only surviving artificial leg made in Glasgow for a limbless First World War soldier

In 1916, Sir William Macewan, the Regius Professor of Surgery at the University of Glasgow, used a speech at Glasgow City Chambers to warn that “a generation will pass” before “all the work...
Museums 22.09.2016

Meet the Long Max, the world’s biggest gun of 1917

Today we’re travelling back in time to visit the Great War’s biggest gun of 1917: the Lange Max (or the Long Max in English). Officially named “Battery Pommern”, this German gun, located in...
BY Culture24 21.09.2016

Three men volunteered to defuse 17 unexploded mines dropped over London near the start of the Blitz

The George Cross medal given to Richard Moore, a mine disposal volunteer who helped to seek out 17 unexploded parachutes during five September days in 1940, goes on display today © Museum of London...
BY Culture24 19.09.2016

Roman gold finger ring with intaglio of Roman god Mercury among treasures declared in Wales

A new set of archaeological treasures have just been declared after being found in Wales. Here are three of them A Roman gold finger ring © National Museum Wales This ring has a form typical of the...
BY Culture24 23.09.2016

These extraordinary maps show 50 years of war from both sides of early 20th century conflicts

A new exhibition brings together some of the most important pictorial war maps of the 20th century - including the Boer War, Russian Civil War and two World Wars. Falter (John), USNR, That’s the...
BY EUROPEANA 16.09.2016

Maggy’s picks: Toulouse-Lautrec and Swedish Air Force

It’s time again to share our latest additions! Every day we are adding more objects from museums, libraries, galleries and archives across Europe. So far, in Europeana, you can find over 53...
BY Culture24 16.09.2016

"It costs £8 for a potato": The London locations where Bridget Jones's Baby was filmed

Back in the city for a third outing, the latest Bridget Jones film visits locations it might not have been allowed into back in 2001, say its producers Renée Zellweger and Colin Firth take to the...
BY Culture24 25.09.2016

"It holds vast cosmic forces": Shuttle astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman shows up at Scottish town's science-art exhibition

Jeffrey Hoffman, the five-mission shuttle astronaut and savior of the Hubble Space Telescope, was a surprise visitor to the Merz Gallery, in Sanquhar, for its Landscape of Waves exhibition. The...
BY Culture24 14.09.2016

Object of the Week: Jeremy Bentham’s 184-year-old skin sitting in a box in London

Jeremy Bentham's skin sits inside University College London, the institution he helped found © Wellcome Images and Wellcome Library, London The philosopher Jeremy Bentham could never be accused of...