Stories

Explore cultural heritage stories in online exhibitions and blogs

Join our Digital Storytelling Festival in May-June 2022. Enter a creative competition to tell stories with cultural heritage collections and join an Opening Gala online event to discover resources and tools for digital storytelling.

Summer vibes

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Summer holidays in the past

Explore summer holidays in Europe through vintage photographs

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Travel gear for globetrotters

The importance of the journey as an integral part of travel rose significantly in the 20th Century.

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Ice cream

Ice cream, eis, gelato... eating and enjoying ice-cream is a quintessential summertime activity

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Silly season or cucumber time

3 fun cultural activities for the summer

Exhibitions

Discover a study of European globalization through images
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The images that shaped Europe

Discover a study of European globalization through images

Learn about a seemingly ordinary family home where Jean Monnet’s vision of peace and European unity was established
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The Jean Monnet House

Learn about a seemingly ordinary family home where Jean Monnet’s vision of peace and European unity was established

Explore the relationship between fashion, nature and craft
Exhibition
Nature crafting fashion

Explore the relationship between fashion, nature and craft

Discover the emergence of the modern city driven by the changes in urban planning across Europe under Napoleon I
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Napoleon and urbanism in the 19th century

Discover the emergence of the modern city driven by the changes in urban planning across Europe under Napoleon I

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Features

Explore curated editorial and collections highlights

Disability Heritage

Explore disability stories, narratives and heritage from Europe and beyond

Black history

Explore the histories of Black people in Europe

Art Nouveau

Explore Europeana's extensive archive of Art Nouveau stories

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Broadcasting Europe

Explore Europe's audiovisual heritage

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Sport

Explore the heritage of sport across Europe

20th century

Explore collections and stories from 20th century history and culture

Map of the Danube in Turkish dominion
European identities

Discover curated content about European identities, cultures and history

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Asian art & heritage

Explore stories and objects from Asia in European collections

Women's history

Discover notable women and their work throughout history

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Black history

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Sporting heritage

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Women's history

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GIF-making

GIF IT UP in your mailbox! Learn how to find openly licensed cultural heritage material and create an animated GIF

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Do you want to write a blog about a piece of Europe's rich cultural history, using images from Europeana to illustrate your narrative? Check out our most recent blogs at https://www.europeana.eu/blog and get inspired to write your own!

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Exhibitions

Enjoy our long-reads on European cultural heritage

Features

Explore curated editorial and collections highlights

Blogs

Read stories from across Europe illustrated by cultural heritage collections

Galleries

Discover collections and items from across Europe