About VanGoYourself

Tired of just looking at paintings? VanGoYourself was an award winning site that allowed you to recreate classic scenes from some of the world’s most famous paintings and then share with your friends.

Here you can explore some of the best recreations that were submitted to the site over six years, and see how people engaged with over 100 paintings from more than 34 venues in 15 countries in a whole new way.

Contact Us

You can contact Culture24 at info(at)

Who was behind it?

VanGoYourself was run and managed by Culture24, an independent arts charity in the UK with a sense of humour. We have a track record of successfully working to support arts and heritage organisations to reach audiences online and to challenge the views of some people who think museums can be boring.

VanGoYourself was a Europeana Innovation created as part of the Europeana Creative project and co-funded by the European Commission to enable and promote the greater re-use by creative industries of cultural heritage resources aggregated by Europeana (

VanGoYourself was developed in partnership with in Luxembourg. It was a responsive webservice built in WordPress by Surface Impression in the UK. The design was by Spild af Tid in Denmark and the image twinning was built by the Austrian Institute of Technology in Vienna.

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