Since 1985, more than 60 cities across Europe have held the European Capital of Culture title.
National Parks are places where nature is preserved, where human's influence is kept in check to protect biodiversity. If you're looking for a place to escape, explore these national parks from around Europe depicted in Europeana.
Around the world, masks are used for protection, ceremony, tradition and fashion.
Pack your sleeping bag and grab your s’mores: summertime is here, and with it the perfect season for camping out! Get inspired by these holiday pics for your own outdoors adventures. Gallery co-curated by Europeana XX project partners
The stone, heavy and impregnable, has always amazed people with its stability. Historically, it has been used extensively to give meaning to ancient religions and faiths − in burials, carved into sculptures of gods and goddesses, as sacrificial offerings …
When he founded the scouts in 1908, Sir Baden-Powell laid the foundations of a global youth movement. Flaunt your badges and tie that neckerchief for a special salute! Gallery curated by Europeana XX project partners.
Funerary monuments, sanctuaries, sculptures and exvotes are part of an exceptional archaeological heritage that makes Iberians one of the main cultures of the western Mediterranean during the Iron Age.
The caravan: a home away from home. Since the early 20th century, campers have provided the perfect solution to outbound homebirds looking for holiday ambiance in a familiar setting. Gallery curated by Europeana XX project partners #CenturyOfChange
Papyrus is the handmade paper of antiquity – the texts provide information about religion, mythology, bureaucracy, and jurisdiction. Take a look at the magnificent papyri, see what was used as scratch paper and what the Egyptian scribes needed for their p…
Picture postcard views of locations around Europe: some beautiful, some mundane, but all fascinating.
Midsummer is celebrated each June across Europe, marking the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
Explore a gallery with some of the most influential black musicians that made history.
Utopia was first coined by the English philosopher and lawyer Sir Thomas More. But is utopia the best possible place or possible at all? Read more in our blog
When you’re away from loved ones, there’s nothing like sending or receiving a hand-written note. Since the 19th century, you don’t even need an envelope for your greetings, wishes or kisses: a simple postcard will do. Gallery curated by Europeana Common …
Pride parades are a celebration of queerness, a protest against normativity, and a cry for equal rights. Explore Europe's pride parades and protests in these photographs of Pride in Europeana.
Enjoy this gallery of vintage and modern hairdressers and barbers - and maybe find some style inspiration for your next hairstyle.
Bees are invaluable to our ecosystem, and have been kept by humans for tens of thousands of years. Explore the world of bees and beekeeping with these images from Europeana.
From calming to chilling and great forests to solitary trunks, explore these artworks which depict trees in urban and rural landscapes. Part of Urban Tree Festival