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Europeana Communicators Community

Who we are

Europeana Communicators is a specialist community of communications professionals within the Europeana Network Association. We aim to strengthen the digital cultural heritage sector by promoting digital cultural heritage in action and supporting each other to be the best communications professionals we can be.

What we do

  • Support: We contribute to the Europeana knowledge base by supporting the development and promotion of training resources, tools or activities. 
  • Upskill: We equip members with digital communications skills. 
  • Inspire: We share examples of digital culture in action, demonstrating the relevance of Europeana and digital culture in general today.

Why join

If you're responsible for or contribute to communications for a cultural heritage institution, or if you're always championing cultural heritage on your blog or social media, then join us!

  • Develop professional skills with access to communications tools, resources and training

  • Keep up-to-date with latest communications news from the cultural heritage sector (if you're already an ENA member, please join our ListServ discussion list)

  • Share your own calls to action with the community

  • Connect with peers across Europe and beyond

  • Expand your network within the cultural heritage sector


Communicators work plan 2020

In our work plan for 2020, we aim to support, upskill and inspire. 

Explore our work plan for 2020

Title: Wilhelm von Orlens has a conversation with Princess Amelie

Date: 1450 - 1470

Institution: National Library of the Netherlands

Country: Netherlands

Public Domain

Newsletter - Let's Talk Culture!

Monthly update including campaigns, events and social media updates.

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Four actions to take right now

  1. Follow Europeana on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - then like, share and join in! 
  2. Watch our Culture From Home webinar series and discover how cultural heritage institutions are turning online to engage with audiences during the pandemic lockdown.
  3. Tweet with #AllezCulture to show support for digital culture and the cultural heritage sector and can be used to promote digital culture in action or as a rallying call.
  4. Tweet with #EuropeanaCommunities to bring the Europeana Network Association, its specialist communities and other Europeana-related networks together.

Meet the steering group

Meet Chair Peter Soemers, Co-Chairs Susan Hazan and Killian Downing, and members of the Steering Group.

Connect on LinkedIn

It's where we chat, discuss issues and give you the latest updates. 

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Title: Europeana Strategy Meeting 2016

Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg

Institution: Europeana Foundation

Country: Netherlands


Latest news

New Task Force launches: Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’

New Task Force launches: Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’

Created: 16 September 2020

A new Task Force run by the Europeana Communicators community begins this month. It intends to research examples of interesting, engaging and effective storytelling from around the web and produce recommendations to further develop Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Its chair, Beth Daley, tells us about it.

Culture from home – Connecting through webinars during the lockdown

Culture from home – Connecting through webinars during the lockdown

Created: 6 July 2020

From March to June 2020, Europeana Communicators held a series of webinars on the theme ‘Culture from home’, in which specialists from museums, libraries, archives and educational settings shared their solutions for reaching audiences while their doors were closed.  Here, co-chair and webinar moderator Susan Hazan reflects on the series.