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III. Kongres slovenskih muzealcev

Maribor Museum of National Liberation

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Mednarodni dan muzejev

Maribor Museum of National Liberation

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Brezplačni ogled razstave "Slovenci, za zmiraj gre!"

Maribor Museum of National Liberation

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International Day of Monuments and Historic Sites.

Genocide Memorial Complex in Guba city

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March 31 is the Day of Genocide of Azerbaijanis

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National Science and Media Museum 09.11.2018

The history of photography in pictures

Explore the development of western photography through special selections from our collection. From 1835 to the early 21st century, our curators have picked some of the most important and...
BY EUROPEANA 08.11.2018

Emile Zola: Novelist and Journalist

A true writer-journalist, Emile Zola successfully managed both activities for about 20 years, at first out of financial necessity before he became a successful author, but also by conviction. ...
BY EUROPEANA 07.11.2018

Hotel New York and Lloyd Hotel: migration stopovers between Europe and the Americas

If you ever visit the Netherlands, perhaps you’ll stay at the Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam or Hotel New York in Rotterdam. These two hotels – still operational – played witness to...
Center for Contemporary Arts Celje 05.11.2018

Pokaži mi nebesa, performans

Vabljeni na performans v torek, 13. novembra, ob 18. uri v Galerijo sodobne umetnosti! Projekt je zasnovan na raziskavi liminalnega prostora ter dinamike, ki se v njem poraja. Zanima nas, kako...
BY EUROPEANA 02.11.2018

The beauty of birdsong: listen, remember, enjoy

Living in bustling cities we often tend to forget about nature, yet it is all around us and in many ways. Some of us might wake up in the morning to the sounds of a couple of birds singing while...
BY EUROPEANA 30.10.2018

Europe’s First Printed Book

How do we know what Europe’s first printed book was? Until the 18th century this question was open to speculation.15th-century printed books usually have no title page and do not always give the...
BY EUROPEANA 25.10.2018

Three Saints and the Art of Anamorphosis

Ross MacFarlane is a Research Development Specialist at London’s Wellcome Collection , a free museum and library exploring health, life and our place in the world. In this guest post, Ross explores...
BY EUROPEANA 24.10.2018

A Place to Call Home: Migration and Housing

Home is where we are safe. Home is where our loved ones are. When that home becomes unsafe, is it still home? If we move away from our loved ones, where is home then? How long does it take create a...
BY EUROPEANA 19.10.2018

A Path to Literacy – Role of the Catechism in Learning to Read

For Protestant and Catholic communities of the past, learning the basics of faith and the basics of reading went quite naturally hand in hand. But were all early catechisms necessarily intended as...
BY EUROPEANA 16.10.2018

Looking for Europe through Fashion Plates

For the #SalonEuropa blog parade, the curatorial team at European Fashion Heritage Association looks at how fashion plates have created and imagined European national identities. Fashion objects...
BY EUROPEANA 11.10.2018

Use of Propaganda in WWI Postcards

Millions of postcards circulated during the First World War and influenced public opinion. It is not surprising that something as ordinary as a postcard was used by governments on all sides to...
Center for Contemporary Arts Celje 10.10.2018

Urška Aplinc in Maja Burja: Variable, performans

Lepo vabljeni na performans v četrtek, 18. oktobra ob 18. uri v Galerijo sodobne umetnosti. »Variable je zasnovan kot avtopoetično, stalno razvijajoče se umetniško delo. Avtorici uporabljata...
BY EUROPEANA 01.10.2018

GIF IT UP 2018 – create animated GIFs from openly licensed cultural heritage material

Your favourite GIF-making competition is back! For the fifth time, from 1 – 31 October, all GIF-­makers, cultural heritage enthusiasts and lovers of the internet are invited to create brand new...
BY EUROPEANA 27.09.2018

Arthurian Literature: Foundation for a Common History in Europe

No literary figure has stood the test of time quite like King Arthur . His story has inspired people across Europe for centuries. King Arthur: a Legendary Figure The earliest reference to Arthur...
BY EUROPEANA 25.09.2018

‘All of Europe is my country’ and other stories from Europeana Migration

Europeana Migration brings together digital collections dedicated to the theme of migration to, from and within Europe, sourced from both cultural heritage institutions and the public. When Museum...
BY EUROPEANA 21.09.2018

The nature of Turkestan – legacy of Ernst Kleiber

It was in January 2014 during our second series of Europeana 1914-1918 collection days in Berlin that a very special and unique contribution to our project was made: the richly-illustrated...
BY EUROPEANA 20.09.2018

The ‘Romance of the Rose’: A Medieval Guide to Love

This poem about living and loving in medieval courts was both very popular and controversial in the late Middle Ages and throughout the Renaissance. Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun, ‘Le Roman...
BY EUROPEANA 13.09.2018

Banned Authors – who got on the Index Librorum Prohibitorum?

Many noteworthy authors were put on the Index librorum prohibitorum because their works were seen to cause religious, political and moral controversies. Famous names on the Roman Index include: ...
BY EUROPEANA 08.09.2018

International Literacy Day 2018 with Rise of Literacy project

Specimens of Calligraphy, Inglis, Esther; University of Edinburgh, CC BY On September 8, International Literacy Day , established by UNESCO, is celebrated around the world. This year’s theme...
BY EUROPEANA 07.09.2018

Back to school – historic school uniforms in Europeana Collections

If your social media feed is anything like mine, this week it’s been full of photographs of children dressed in school uniforms and big grins, ready for their first days at new schools. Their...