March is Women's History Month and Europeanaeu is featuring inspiring women in history using cultural heritage material from institutions across Europe. Discover 5 ways to get involved
Swedish artist Åke Waldemar Larsson has created a huge number of artworks depicting day to day life in the city of Malmö, and the beauty, energy and rhythms of our working lives.
With the mass movements of the Jewish diaspora to Israel from Europe and beyond, familes brought their stories, trinkets, customs and photographs. This blog presents a selection of photographs from The Israel Museum that points to the stories of migration
Hungary’s oldest and most famous carnival tradition - 'Busó-walking' in Mohács starts today, with around 1000 people taking part. Explore this custom and tradition in this blog.
Preserves and shares the rich history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities
CrowdHeritage is an open platform available in three languages (English, French, Italian), where everybody - including you - can contribute to improve the information about cultural heritage institutions’ collections.
Many of us know Pythagoras' theory, but how many of us know the story of the man behind the theory? This blog looks at the biography of the philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras.
Celebrated Dutch artist Piet Mondrian is a pioneer of 20th century abstract art who lived in Paris, London and New York, with his art reflecting his migrations.
Reflecting the movement of Chinese people and culture across the world
Finnish painter Eero Järnefelt was inspired by nature. Over his artistic career of more than 60 years, many of paintings depict details of nature and weather in particular in Finland.
Music mirroring the movement of people in Ireland, Greece and Portugal
From crimes of passion and criminal gangs, explore these true crime stories about trials and criminals in early 20th century France
Galway, in Ireland, and Rijeka, in Croatia, are the European Capitals of Culture for 2020. Let's take a tour of both cities illustrated with digitised cultural heritage collections from around Europe and discover some interesting connections.
Developed in the 19th century by Louis Braille, braille is a writing system used by people with visual impairments. This blog explores a number of objects relating to braille found in museums, libraries and archives' collections across Europe.
The Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup) is a Christmas Day swimming competition in which swimmers race 200 metres in the Old Port of Barcelona.
The Romanian Revolution, in December 1989, violently brought an end of 42 years of Communist rule in Romania. In this blog, Cristina Roiu of The Romanian Academy Library remembers the Romanian revolution through experiences and memories shared at a number