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

Re-watch events and webinars

Digital Storytelling Festival Opening Gala

Digital Storytelling Festival Opening Gala

This collaboration between Europeana and The Heritage Lab invites you to develop your skills for telling stories with open digital cultural heritage and to share your stories in our creative competition.

Storytelling with digital culture
Title:
Merriment and Mirth for Merry Little People
Date:
1889
Institution:
The British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Storytelling with digital culture

In this webinar, we hear from members of a Europeana Task Force that has been collecting and analysing examples of online digital storytelling from the cultural heritage sector.

Read our news posts

New Task Force launches: Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’
Title:
A lady telling a gripping story to young women and children.
Institution:
Wellcome Collection
Country:
United Kingdom

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

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.

Storytelling with digital culture is booming - find out why
Title:
Olvasó nő madárral
Creator:
Szász Endre
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

Storytelling with digital culture is booming - find out why

Digital storytelling is our topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. First up, find out why digital storytelling is all the rage in the cultural heritage sector and how it can help you connect and engage with your audiences.

Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture
Title:
Párka
Creator:
Szász Endre
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, they share the digital storytelling examples they collected from around the web - and around the world - as a longlist and three detailed case studies.
 

Seven tips for digital storytelling with cultural heritage
Title:
A tenger kincse
Creator:
Szász Endre
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

Seven tips for digital storytelling with cultural heritage

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, discover the Task Force’s seven tips for digital storytelling with cultural heritage.

Get inspired by examples of digital storytelling in action
Title:
Image from page 19 of Merriment and Mirth for Merry Little People. [Verses, illustrated by P. Cox and others.]
Date:
1889
Institution:
British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Get inspired by examples of digital storytelling in action

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! 

Five 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.
  5. Explore Europeana's Digital Storytelling Festival and get creative with digital cultural heritage!

Meet the steering group

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

Connect with Europeana Communicators on LinkedIn

Keep up to date with the latest news, share your projects and add your voice to discussions!


Connect now
Title:
Europeana Strategy Meeting 2016
Creator:
Sebastiaan ter Burg
Institution:
Europeana Foundation
Country:
Netherlands

Latest news

How we ran a Task Force entirely virtually during a pandemic
Title:
Három nő
Creator:
Szász Endre
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

How we ran a Task Force entirely virtually during a pandemic

Created: 18 May 2021

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, we explore how the Task Force approached its work when members were unable to meet in person, and we speak to three members about why they wanted to take part and what they got out of it.

Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture
Title:
Párka
Creator:
Szász Endre
Institution:
Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country:
Hungary

Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture

Created: 14 May 2021

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, they share the digital storytelling examples they collected from around the web - and around the world - as a longlist and three detailed case studies.
 

Upcoming events

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