Kissing under the mistletoe is a well-known Christmas tradition. Across many cultures from the past - from Norse to Ancient Greek, mistletoe was valued for its healing properties.
Children and adults alike get playful when it's snowy outside. Let's bring some winter fun with these images depicting snowball fights.
Desktops, books carousels, lamps and candles were helpful when reading or writing in the Middle Ages. Curated by Hunt Museum for the Art of Reading in the Middle Ages project.
Photos, films and memorabilia showing Black footballers who have played in teams across Europe. Curated for the Europeana Sport project
Apartheid was a racist segregation system in South Africa and South West Africa from 1948 to 1990. These posters, photographs and objects document anti-apartheid movements across Europe, in solidatory with Black South Africans.
The Church Fathers were a group of theologians and clergymen (c. 100-750 AD) whose writings and teachings were formative in establishing early Christian doctrine and were considered highly authoritative. Curated by Eva De Cooman for ARMA.
Black people have been portrayed in European art for centuries - often exoticised, subjugated and minoritised - reflecting that these depictions were made by white artists. Content warning: some of these artworks' descriptions of people are outdated,…
Curated by National Library of Serbia, this gallery explores the Sokol movement - a gymnastics organisation founded in Prague in the late 19th century which was popular across Slavic regions, and supported religious tolerance and gender equality.
Showing support and remembering sporting events through everyday objects.
Discover vintage photography of athletics, with track and field events, races and athletes from across Europe. Gallery curated for the Europeana Sport project
Discover vintage photographs from different times in history showing gymnasts from across Europe.
First held in 1928, Olympic torch relays have visited 30 different countries across Europe.
Explore these images and films of surfing and windsurfing from cultural heritage collections across Europe. Gallery curated for the Europeana Sport project
Explore this gallery showing how artists have been influenced by and portrayed sports and games.
Drag performers play with gender expression, and ideas of masculinity and femininity. Explore these images of drag from cultural heritage collections across Europe.
Explore these statues and sculptures inspired by sports, athletes and bodies in motion.
Explore vintage photography of football teams across Europe. Curated for the Europeana Sport project