Topic: digital archive

Digital Transformation for User Engagement in Cultural Heritage

This unique webinar organized by Photoconsortium in collaboration with Europeana and the Cyprus University of Technology will be online via ZOOM in the contex of the EUROMED 2020 webconference. EUROMED – 2 to 5 November 2020 Free registration available here: … Continue reading


Digital offering at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History of Washington

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The pandemic from Sars Covid-19 has accustomed us to receive messages of cultural events, exhibitions, concerts, shows that are cancelled. Museums and art galleries have also closed public visits. However, digital technology is trying to bridge … Continue reading


TWA Heritage Digitisation Grant in UK

Following some excellent applications and true success stories from archives and other heritage institutions over the last four years, the TWA Digitisation Grant opened once again for 2020 submissions from UK institutions. Working directly with the heritage sector Towns Web … Continue reading


PAGODE Technical Workshop

Originally planned as a project meeting in Athens focused on dataset enrichment, due to the covid-crisis this event was expanded and transformed in an online gathering, to discuss and share knowledge on metadata curation, vocabularies and thesauri, semantic enrichment, aggregation … Continue reading


The 2020 Annual Global Art Access Corporation Curatorial Competition

The Global Art Access Corporation is a nonprofit focused on arts, culture and humanities. It was founded in 2019 with the aim of promoting access and engagement with art and history to a wider audience, through the creation of analog … Continue reading


Hiroshima, 6th August 1945: the “Bomb Experience”

text by Caterina Sbrana. “It was a hot, clear morning. I was getting ready to leave for the Tax Office, near Hatchobori, where I worked as a Mobilization Workforce Student. There was a bright flash and an extremely loud noise … Continue reading


Edvard Munch’s writings

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In August 2007 the Munch Museum set up a project related to Edvard Munch’s writings. The project was financed with funds from Arts Council Norway, the Fritt Ord (Freedom of Expression) Foundation, The Municipality of Oslo’s Kunstsamlingenes institutt … Continue reading


Digital Past Conference 2021

New technologies in heritage, interpretation and outreach Organised by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Digital Past is an annual two-day conference which showcases innovative digital technologies and techniques for data capture, interpretation and dissemination … Continue reading


Leveraging the power of AI for European cultural heritage

AI will now be well-versed in cultural heritage due to a new EU-funded project called Saint George on a Bike. Composed of researchers from the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and Europeana Foundation, the project has begun training natural language processing … Continue reading


Museums and Social Responsibility – Values revisited

Within the framework of Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union, NEMO and the German Museums Association are co-organising the online conference Museums and Social Responsibility – Values revisited from 17-18 September 2020. The conference will focus on what social … Continue reading