Optical innovation

How the Petzval lens revolutionised portrait photography

Going underground

The rise of Europe's metro railways

Europe at Work: explore industrial heritage and share your story of working life

Europeana’s new season, ‘Europe at Work’, brings stories of our personal working lives together with archive material on industrial and labour-related heritage.

‘In the Album of a Girl’

A Dutch Poet Laureate writes in an album amicorum

Drawing of a man standing and a dog

The poor person’s reading material

Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colours: Blue, White, Red

Stories and symbols of Europe at the end of the 20th century

#remember1989 and the Fall of the Iron Curtain

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Krzysztof Kieślowski's Three Colours White

A story of migration

Traditional beer brewing

Hop's horticultural heritage

Adrian Willaert and the foundation of the Venetian School

He devoted his life to music

Adriatic relationships: Carlo Goldoni's La Dalmatina
Reporting from the trenches

Newspapers in World War I

Visual identities

Vintage newspaper mastheads from across Europe

Vintage food advertising

A culinary tour through European newspapers

The Treaty of Versailles

The end of World War I?

Krzysztof Kieślowski: migratory filmmaker

The life and work of the Polish filmmaker

'I am the change': refugees, art and activism

Stories from museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe of refugees supported through art and activism

Symbols of Pride

The cultural heritage of LGBTQ+ activism

A journey through Byzantine Ravenna

One of Europe’s most important Byzantine cities

A Lithuanian museum mission

The life and legacy of Aleksandras Mykolas Račkus