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Tired of just looking at paintings? Now it’s time to get inside them.

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Europeana Creative is an exciting new European project which will enable and promote greater re-use of cultural heritage resources by Europe's creative industries. Europeana Creative is developing novel applications through the innovative re-use of digitised cultural heritage data, through pilots and challenges. One of the Pilots, the “VanGoYourself” website, has just been launched and was promoted on the BBC.
Project: 
Europeana Creative

Ever wanted to recreate a version of Vermeer’s Milkmaid in your own kitchen or get together with your friends on a Saturday night out and recreate the scene in Leonardo Da Vinci’s The Last Supper ? A brand new website, VanGoYourself.com, designed via the Europeana Creative project to get people to rediscover and engage in classic paintings from around the world in a new and exciting way.

VanGoYourself has just been launched on May 15, 2014 with great exposure on the BBC Arts website. Check out the video!

Project coordinator: 
Max Kaiser
Europeana Creative