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BY EUROPEANA 27.01.2017

Lost WW1 memorial plaque of HMS Laurentic fireman returned to family thanks to Europeana 1914-1918

A lost World War One memorial plaque – dedicated to fireman Thomas McGarry who died in the sinking of the HMS Laurentic in 1917 – has been returned to his family decades later thanks to...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 21.12.2016

The Manchester of Yugoslavia Catalogue

Are you interested in our industrial heritage? You can read all about our textile industry in this new catalogue. In english!
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 21.12.2016

Photo Exhibition Franz Joseph

Gregor Antoličič has joined his knowledge with professor Igor Vodnik's collections and made an exhibition about Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria-Hungary, on the occasion of the centenary of the...
Maribor Museum of National Liberation 21.12.2016

Opening of the The Manchester of Yugoslavia exhibition

On 3rd December 2016 we have opened an exhibition about the Maribor' textile industry, a very important part of the industrial history of our city. Maribor used to be known as the "Manchester of...
BY Culture24 14.12.2016

A Very British Artist: River and Rowing opens new permanent John Piper Gallery

Artist John Piper gets a dedicated gallery in his hometown of Henley-on-Thames The John Piper Gallery at the River and Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames © Ian Macdonald Photography The title of the...
BY Culture24 09.12.2016

Henry VIII's lost palace of Nonsuch - V&A acquires a painting that shows us what it looked like

The V&A has acquired the earliest and most detailed depiction of Henry VIII’s famed lost palace of Nonsuch Joris Hoefnagel, Nonsuch Palace from the South, 1568 © Courtesy V&A The whimsical...
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum 08.12.2016

GOSPODARJI PREHODOV - Ptuj na prehodu iz bronaste v železno dobo

Katalog istoimenske razstave, ki je na ogled od 3. decembra 2016 v začasnem razstavišču na Muzejskem trgu 2 na Ptuju, odstira materialno kulturo iz življenja na Ptuju pred tremi tisočletji. Ob...
Ptuj Ormož Regional Museum 29.11.2016

Dolga pot Pelizonove viole do Ptuja

V Pokrajinskem muzeju Ptuj - Ormož, v katerem hranimo največjo zbirko historičnih glasbil v Sloveniji, smo v soboto, 26. novembra, v slavnostni dvorani ptujskega gradu javnosti prvič predstavili...
BY Culture24 29.11.2016

Nine highlights from the Rupf Collection at Guggenheim Bilbao

A virtual tour of some of the most impressive modernist and contemporary artworks in a leading Swiss collection, currently shown in Spain for the first time. Paul Klee, Vollmond im Garten (1934) ©...
BY EUROPEANA 17.11.2016

W VERDI! Long live Verdi!

Verdi as a composer, Verdi and the Italian Risorgimento, Verdi as a farmer, Verdi in the movies, Verdi as national icon… How many performers can boast such a wide impact on fields other than the...
BY EUROPEANA 16.11.2016

Take a trip to the theatre

William Shakespeare may have written that all the world’s a stage, but today on #LoveTheatreDay , all Europeana is a stage. We’ve searched our collections to find artworks and...
BY Culture24 15.11.2016

Curator's Choice: The Scold's Thew - a medieval punishment for women only at Ipswich Museum

Curator's Choice: Take a closer look at the Scold's Threw - a cruel punishment reserved for "troublesome" women during the Medieval period © Colchester The use of Scold’s Thewe or Ducking Chair was...
BY EUROPEANA 14.11.2016

Thank you! 10K Followers on Pinterest for Europeana

It’s time to celebrate — we’ve reached 10K followers on Pinterest! In just one year we doubled our followers to 10,000 with users from all over the globe. We want to thank our Pinterest...
BY Culture24 27.10.2016

Can taxidermy help primate conservation? Monkey Business conveys a serious message

More than 50 new taxidermy specimens of monkeys, apes, lemurs, lorises and bush-babies are to be revealed in the most comprehensive museum exhibition on primates ever staged Wester lowland gorilla ©...
BY EUROPEANA 20.10.2016

Beyond Amadeus – the forgotten operatic legacy of Antonio Salieri

If someone is asked today, which operas of Antonio Salieri he or she knows, most of them will not come up with an answer, which is not surprising. The operas of Salieri had already started vanishing...
BY EUROPEANA 18.10.2016

How to make an animated GIF – resources and ideas for your #GIFitUP entry

#GIFitUP is about creating #GIFs from public domain and openly licensed material available in digital libraries around the world. It is a great opportunity to discover some new interesting content,...
BY Culture24 06.10.2016

Hipster druids, holy pilgrims and questions for the dead: Artists respond to Museums at Night October 2016

Artists including Bedwyr Williams and Marcus Coates will be summoning, conjuring and creating for Museums at Night October 27 - 29. Here's how Bedwyr Wiliams will be summoning the spirit of the...
BY EUROPEANA 05.10.2016

“If father’s gone, keep smiling” – considering the children of the First World War

Guest post by Clare Gibson, of The Army Children Archive (TACA) What Europe’s children went through during the First World War is often overlooked by historians. Understandably, perhaps, if they...
BY EUROPEANA 05.10.2016

Classical composers, music manuscripts and correspondence

Notation can be seen as the foundation of the creative output in classical music. Music autographs, manuscripts and sketches manage to give an insight into the composer’s mind and a glimpse to his...
BY Culture24 30.09.2016

Radical poster pioneer Paul Peter Piech celebrated at People's History Museum

A major force in the development of the radical protest poster whose roots were in the world of corporate promotion is celebrated at the People's History Museum in Manchester Paul Peter Piech,...