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League of angels

Do you believe in angels?

Discover rare photos of Edvard Munch

Explore the collection of Norway's Munchs hus

The knight’s code

Values from the Middle Ages

Life of a geisha

Meet the skilled Japanese entertainers

A Viking love story

The saga of Frithiof

Venus and Cupid

A relationship that has inspired artists for centuries

10 terrifying costume ideas for Halloween

Spooky cultural heritage to inspire you

GIF IT UP 2015

Creating GIF from copyright-free heritage

A is for alphabet

How alphabets shape our thoughts and words

Jane Austen and zombies

Literary mash-ups

The story of dragons

Creatures of literature and folklore

Field recording Irish traditional music

Recording Irish traditional instrumental music, song & dance

Defeating the Russians on the Eastern Front

A crucial chapter in the First World War

This is what a 16th century e-reader looked like

How our analogue ancestors read multiple books

Into the lion's den with Rubens

How the Flemist artist studied animals for his art

St. John's Dance

Why can't they stop dancing?

Treating the wounded of Waterloo

Sir Charles Bell and his art from the battlefields

Marketing modern art at 31 Rue Bonaparte

How billboards and posters advertised art

Homes for tiny people

18 beautiful doll's houses

A cultural guide to sleep

Whatever happens, we will always need sleep