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Introducing Europeana Art

Presentation to Coding Dürer, a five-day international and interdisciplinary hackathon for Art History and Information Science, held in Munich, Germany, 13-17 March 2017.

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Introducing Europeana Art

  1. 1. Introducing Europeana Art Douglas McCarthy, Collections Manager @CultureDoug En barnedåb (A Christening), 1883-88 Michael Ancher Ribe Kunstmuseum CC BY
  2. 2. What and who is Europeana? • We’re a non-profit foundation – idealists and true believers • A network of like-minded heritage and technology professionals • An open data platform with many services and drawing on the collections of nearly 4000 European GLAMs • Europeana Collections, Europeana APIs Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  3. 3. Europeana Art CC BY-SA To do this, we ● Inspire discovery through stimulating content & design ● Meet user expectations around search ● Promote open content to stimulate use & re-use ● Encourage engagement on our platform and elsewhere Our mission is to build on Europe’s rich heritage and make it easier for people to use, whether for work, for learning or just for fun.
  4. 4. Title here CC BY-SA Europeana Collections Europeana Essentials CC BY-SA Europeana Essentials CC BY-SA Europeana Collections homepage Europeana| CC BY-SA Access to the memory of Europe CC BY-SA
  5. 5. Thematic collections: a diverse & growing family • Europeana 1914-1918 • Europeana Art • Europeana Fashion • Europeana Music • Europeana Newspapers • Europeana Photography Europeana Collections Team CC BY-SA
  6. 6. Europeana Art CC BY-SA Europeana Art A platform for Europe’s art collections that enables discovery, enjoyment, education and research
  7. 7. Art Nouveau season ●3 months ●50 artworks from 20 museums in 1 exhibition w/ Net Promoter Score >50 ●10 guest blogs by partners ●21 Pinterest boards Sunflower, 1896. Eugene Grasset and C.A. Bourgeot Schola Graphidis Art Collection. Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest. CC BY-SA Europeana Collections Team CC BY-SA
  8. 8. Europeana Art CC BY-SA A dynamic exhibition platform
  9. 9. Collaborative art history... Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  10. 10. … with an international outlook Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  11. 11. A broad scope Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  12. 12. Wikipedia/Wikidata Art History Challenge (2016) Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  13. 13. Summary • As an art historian, data scientist or GLAM , Europeana is a natural resource, platform and partner for you • Working together, we can fulfil your mission of sharing knowledge better Europeana Art CC BY-SA
  14. 14. Join us! Douglas McCarthy Collections Manager, Europeana Art & Europeana Photography E: T: +31 (0)70 314 0679 @CultureDoug douglaskmccarthy Cy + Relics, Rome, 1952 Robert Rauschenberg Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Public Domain Europeana Art History Collections CC BY-SA Europeana Art CC BY-SA