Stories and storytelling

Stories, narratives and storytelling

Activity: Look at the presentation on stories and storytelling and consider which are most important aspects in your context.

Insert SYNOPSIS Powerpoint here. SYNOPSIS – stories.ppt

An example ppt

Explore some of the cultural heritage stories on the Eurocities web site and identify the key messages they give.

An example of stories and storytelling in cultural heritage is Heritage of Stories, a working group of the Associazione Culturale Silvia Dell’Orso, whose main goal is to foster a public understanding and an increased sensitivity to cultural heritage.

Activity: Visit the projects on the Associazione Culturale Silvia Dell’Orso web site to find out more about their projects.

Narratives and dialogue

Storytelling is developed through narrative and dialogue. A cultural heritage narrative usually tells the story that describe a series of events.


Activity: Review this presentation and identify the advantages offered by using narratives for fundraising.

Insert SYNOPSIS Narratives ppt

This is an example

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