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BY EUROPEANA 18.04.2017

Advertising and Art Nouveau in the machine age

In today’s #ArtNouveauSeason guest post, Francesc Quílez, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya , describes how commercial artists at the turn of the 20th...
BY EUROPEANA 14.04.2017

The hurdy-gurdy in Schubert’s “Winterreise”

For the month of April, Europeana Music is focusing on the beginning of spring. Or more accurately, the end of winter. Or more accurately still, the end of “Winterreise”...
Slovenian School Museum 14.04.2017

Muzejske in galerijske knjižnice

Muzejske in galerijske knjižnice smo leto 2016 zaključile z brošuro Muzejske in galerijske knjižnice, da bomo imeli boljši vpogled v naše zaklade in bo iskanje lažje. Katalog v PDF odprete s klikom...
BY EUROPEANA 04.04.2017

Galleries – a new way to explore Europeana Collections

With more than 54 millions objects to find in Europeana Collections, there’s a lot to explore. We regularly feature the stories of these objects – whether paintings, photographs, text,...
BY EUROPEANA 03.04.2017

Alphonse Mucha, Master of Art Nouveau

In today’s #ArtNouveauSeason guest post, Marie Vítková of the National Museum in Prague tells us the story of how Alphonse Mucha had his artistic breakthrough. In December 1894, the famous...
BY EUROPEANA 28.03.2017

Art Up Your Tab: heritage in your browser

Art Up Your Tab with curated artworks from the inspiring collection of Europeana! Most people will see just a blank screen when they open a new tab or window in their browser. This could be much...
Centro de Interpretación del Vino y la Sal 25.03.2017

“La Sal Mágica del Caño de Sancti Petri. La leyenda de Ariadna”.

“La Sal Mágica del Caño de Sancti Petri. La leyenda de Ariadna”. A book about salt tradition of Chiclana. The book called “La Sal Mágica del Caño de Sancti Petri. La leyenda de Ariadna” was...
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum 23.03.2017

Celjski baročni orglarski mojster Janez Frančišek Janeček

Na letošnji kulturni praznik je Pokrajinski muzej Ptuj – Ormož strokovni in laični javnosti predstavil monografijo, ki celostno prikazuje življenje in delo celjskega baročnega orglarskega mojstra...
BY EUROPEANA 21.03.2017

#AllezLiterature – celebrate the power of poetry

This World Poetry Day (21 March), we are inviting you to join a month long social media salute to poetry from across Europe. From the Romantics to War poetry and from Burns to Punk, discover, share...
BY EUROPEANA 20.03.2017

Graphic Inspiration: Nature and Folk Art in Hungarian Art Nouveau

In this week’s Art Nouveau season guest post, Júlia Katona, Head of Collection at Budapest’s  Schola Graphidis Art Collection , highlights the importance of graphic arts within Art...
BY EUROPEANA 13.03.2017

Slovak painting in the era of Art Nouveau

This week’s guest post for our Art Nouveau season comes from Lukáš Štepanovský of the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava. Martin Benka After the Storm , 1918, Slovak National Gallery, In...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 09.03.2017


We are looking for migrants and refugees, people who in the last decades came, and made a home for themselves in Maribor. We want to share your stories and remind everyone of how important migrants...
Slovenian School Museum 09.03.2017

Digitalizirani viri za zgodovino šolstva (2016)

Prispevek predstavlja konec leta 2016 dostopne digitalizirane vire za zgodovino šolstva, povezane z dejavnostjo in gradivom Slovenskega šolskega muzeja, ki jih najdemo na spletni strani muzeja, na...
BY EUROPEANA 08.03.2017

#5WomenArtists: celebrating female artists from across Europe

Ask someone to name five artists and responses are likely to include famous European names such as Picasso, van Gogh, Monet, da Vinci — all male artists. Ask them to name five women artists, and the...
BY EUROPEANA 06.03.2017

Gerda Koepff, pioneering collector of Art Nouveau glass

Today’s Art Nouveau season guest post from one of the world’s leading collections of glass, Düsseldorf’s Glasmuseum Hentrich . Dr. Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk introduces us to the...
BY EUROPEANA 27.02.2017

The Réseau Art Nouveau Network: European cooperation for the enhancement of Art Nouveau

Today’s Art Nouveau season guest post comes from Anne-Lise Alleaume of  Réseau Art Nouveau Network What you call Art Nouveau depends on where you come from: it could be Jugendstil , Glasgow...
BY EUROPEANA 25.02.2017

Maggy’s picks: Art Nouveau prints and Catalan early recordings

You can easily get lost among over 53 million cultural heritage objects we display in Europeana. That is why, in this series we hand-pick some of the additions to our Collections that should not be...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 22.02.2017

FENCES IN HEADS - Meeting Samira Kentrić

About her life, her migrant parents, how did this heritage affect her life and art, the influence of the war in Bosnia on her youth and her perception of the world around her. About her books...
BY EUROPEANA 21.02.2017

Welcome to Art Nouveau season on Europeana Art

Today we are happy to announce the launch of Art Nouveau season on Europeana Art , running from now until the end of May.  During the season we’ll explore the depth and diversity of this influential...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 17.02.2017

Fences in heads - workshop for school children

We destroy fences and build bridges. Workshop, which was a part of our Museum for peace project, was all about stereotypes about refugees, which are used for fueling hatred and fear of the unknown....