Category Archives: Europeana fashion

Europeana Challenge 2016

Europeana Fashion is calling all developers, designers, makers, artists, educators and cultural heritage digital thinkers! They’re offering a share of €20.000 for the best idea(s) of how to creatively re-use Europeana and Europeana Fashion’s openly licensed fashion content in a digital product, service or business. Winner(s) will also benefit from promotion and additional non-financial business development […]

Europeana Fashion Conference

In collaboration with MoMu – Fashion Museum Province of Antwerp, Europeana Fashion hosts its third annual conference in Antwerp on 24, 25 and 26 February 2015. The conference DIGITAL FASHION FUTURES explores the future of digital fashion initiatives, bringing together a multitude of online fashion platforms and innovative perspectives from the cultural heritage industry. The conference will […]

Fashion Illustration for everyone

For the past two-and-half years, MoMu has been working on the Europeana Fashion project. Together with more than twenty other fashion museums and private institutions, MoMu is making its collection available online via One special challenge when bringing all those collections together in one place is making them searchable and findable for everyone. After […]

Save the date: Europeana Conference on Digital Fashion Futures in February

The conference Digital Fashion Futures explores the future of digital fashion initiatives, bringing together a multitude of online fashion platforms and innovative perspectives from the cultural heritage industry. FEBRUARY 24 | KEYNOTE LECTURES On the first day, the conference examines ways in which digital content can be worked into a valuable experience for its consumers […]

Wikimania 2014 in London

Last week, MoMu was represented at the annual Wikimedia conference at The Barbican in London. Wikimedia is dedicated to making knowledge and media freely available for everyone and therefore works closely with museums, like MoMu, asking them to make their collections available online so people can see, learn and get creative with the collections. MoMu […]

Europeana Fashion Challenge

From 12 November until 12 December, Europeana Fashion hosts the online Europeana Fashion Challenge on Wikipedia. During this month-long challenge, participants are invited to edit articles related to fashion on Wikipedia and have a chance to win some great prizes. The challenge welcomes both new and experienced writers to create, edit or improve as many […]

Putting Belgian Fashion on Wikipedia

On Monday 23 September 2013 Europeana Fashion, in collaboration with volunteers from Wikipedia, is organising a fashion edit-a-thon in the library of MoMu – ModeMuseum Province of Antwerp For this fashion edit-a-thon, Europeana Fashion invites people with fashion knowledge to edit new and existing articles about fashion on Wikipedia. Fashion bloggers, curators, students and lovers […]

View the Europeana Fashion International Conference Online

Last April, Europeana Fashion hosted an international conference in April, attracting speakers from various fields within the fashion industry, from museums and universities to commercial enterprises and media. They came together to discuss the role of fashion archives, fashion education and fashion in new media. All the lectures can now be viewed and enjoyed online! […]

Wikimedia Fashion edit-a-thon in Utrecht

Information on fashion should be accurate, rich and accessible to everyone. Especially on one of the most used websites in the world: Wikipedia. That is why the Europeana Fashion project is working on improving fashion information on Wikipedia and project partner MoMu is making important steps to open up its collection to the world. In […]

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence report

The Europeana Fashion Community gathered in sunny Florence on April 17 and 18. The conference offered some thought provoking and inspiring talks and discussions, presenting both the goals and ambitions of Europeana Fashion, as well as the many challenges that lay ahead of us when it comes to the digitalization and curation of our digital […]