Europeana Communicators Community

Who we are

Europeana Communicators is a specialist community of professionals who work in and around communications in the cultural heritage sector, and are passionate about promoting digital cultural heritage in action. We support each other to be the best communicators we can be.

What we do

  • Support: We contribute to Europeana's shared knowledge 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

Activities and resources

Digital storytelling

Four actions to take right now

  1. Follow Europeana on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - then like, share and join in! 
  2. Watch our Storytelling with digital culture webinar and discover how a Communicators Task Force has been collecting and analysing examples of online digital storytelling from the cultural heritage sector.
  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-Chair Killian Downing and members of the Steering Group.

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Sebastiaan ter Burg
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Get inspired by examples of digital storytelling in action
Image from page 19 of Merriment and Mirth for Merry Little People. [Verses, illustrated by P. Cox and others.]
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Get inspired by examples of digital storytelling in action

Created: 16 May 2022

This month, Europeana and the Heritage Lab are running the digital storytelling festival, encouraging people to tell stories with digital cultural heritage. Members of the Europeana Communicators Community Steering Group share examples of the stories told online and in digital formats that excite them - and can inspire you! 

Digital Storytelling Festival 2022 - here’s everything you need to know to join in
Digital storytelling festival
Europeana & The Heritage Lab

Digital Storytelling Festival 2022 - here’s everything you need to know to join in

Created: 4 May 2022

This May and June, Europeana and The Heritage Lab bring you the second Digital Storytelling Festival! Find out who’s speaking at the Opening Gala, discover last year’s winning stories, plus all the storytelling resources on offer, and then join in!

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