Area: digital heritage

GIF IT UP 2020

Throughout October, GIF-makers, history nuts, culture enthusiasts, and Internet fans are invited to take part in GIF IT UP 2020, the latest edition of the annual contest hosted by Europeana that challenges people to create animated cultural heritage images and … 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


Re-Inventing Heritage for Sustainable Urban Regeneration

Project ROCK – Regeneration and Optimization of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities invites you to join the session ‘Re-Inventing Heritage for Sustainable Urban Regeneration’ taking place on 2 October as part of Mannheim2020. Mannheim2020, the 9th edition of … 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


Europeana 2020: Crisis, Change and Culture

2020 is not the year we thought it was going to be. A global pandemic has changed our day-to-day lives. The Covid crisis has brought home how connected our lives are across the globe, while the injustices and societal inequalities … 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