Discover first sound recordings of Pygmy music collected by the French ethnomusicologist Gilbert Rouget.
Learn how soldiers after World War I rehabilitate and reintegrate into society, overcoming physical and mental consequences of service.
Go back in time to the factories, cities and workshops of the early 20th century thanks to fascinating industrial photos.
See how fashion uses its own past to constantly rewrite its history by comparing garments from the past with outfits by contemporary designers.
Explore this exhibition about Art Nouveau history, important artists and artworks in glass, ceramics, jewellery architecture and advertising.
Discover the cities of Southeastern Europe presented on the collection of vintage postcards showcasing their heritage.
Take a look into a daily life of German artillery officer, Max Kranz, and other men from Hatzenport during World War I.
Read the story of monumental never-completed equestrian bronze - one of the most audacious project of the Italian Renaissance.
In the final chapter of Faces of Europe, we’ll see how artists deployed avant-garde styles in the genres of portraiture, landscape and folk art, on a path to total abstraction.
In this chapter we survey European art after the Industrial Revolution, examining realism, the status of female artists, and new directions at the end of the 19th century.
In the fifth chapter of Faces of Europe, we learn about fine art academies and about artists who worked outside of them and pursued artistic directions of their own.
In this chapter, we discover how artists across Europe expressed themselves through landscape painting, at home and abroad.
In the third chapter of Faces of Europe, we discover how artists across Europe depicted wars for vanishing kingdoms and recorded revolutionary events that changed the course of history.
In the second chapter of Faces of Europe, we explore the dramatic art of the Baroque, examine portraiture and patronage, and learn how artists reflected the ideas of the Enlightenment.
In the first chapter of Faces of Europe exhibition, our journey starts with the medieval pioneers of paint and perspective in Gothic and Renaissance times.
Magnificent artworks from all EU countries taking part in the Europeana280 campaign - household names from art history sit side by side with their fascinating but less widely known counterparts.
Observe the evolution of machines used to register and play sounds, from the days of the phonograph to the digital age.
Go on a journey to the past with a selection of unusual photographs - from rat-catchers in Liverpool to early nose jobs.
Explore World War I from different perspectives with all its inconsistencies and interwoven realities.