Stories of Working Life
A contemporary exhibition on Europeans' working lives and the European Pillar of Social Rights.
Take a look at conditions and protests at the Bor Mine in Serbia, one of the first environmental protests in Europe.
Industrial heritage isn't just the story of firms, but the stories of workers and their experiences. This gallery shows images from across Europe of when workers have gone on strike and fought for their rights and freedoms.
Women in the Workforce
Long before the home office was invented, working at home was already commonplace for one group within society: women.
Women's work has long been overlooked, raising questions of equality, rights and work-life balance.
In this learning scenario learn how the position of women in the labour market has changed significantly over the centuries. Discover how women transcended traditional roles associated with household work and domestic tasks.
For centuries, children across Europe and beyond have been made to work in domestic and industrial settings, often exploited, mistreated and ignored. This gallery shows photographs and paintings of children working.
This exhibition explores fascinating industrial photography from the machine age. We travel back in time to the factories, cities and workshops of the early 20th century, and discover beautiful images in unexpected places.
Factories, workshops, power plants and more - where European industrial heritage was created
This blog introduces the photography of Eduards Kraucs whose collection of photographs documenting the construction reflects a unique industrial heritage and Latvian engineering achievements.
Mining has employed millions of people, though with concerns about working conditions, safety and environmental effects
Brings together photographs of factories and workers from across Europe, where workers became cogs in a machine
The Fàbrica Gròber textile factory is a landmark of Girona history even today, 40 years after its closure.
This blog, illustrated with newly digitised material from Dublin City Library and Archive, tells the history of the Jacob’s Biscuit Factory, home of the cream cracker.
A short history of working as a waiter in restaurants
Hotels are not simply places to stay and relax, but places of work for many people
In this exhibition, photography shows the fruits of labour of farmers, inventors, craftsmen and factory workers, capturing places where fresh produce is laid out lavishly and new creations are shown proudly.
Drawbacks of Industrialisation
Exposure to asbestos - once valued for its qualities - has caused illnesses and death among thousands of workers.
Gallery exploring pollution as a negative industrial legacy on our planet and landscapes across Europe.