Telling a Good Story

Recorded: November 17, 2011

**This webinar experienced some difficulty but the issue has been resolved as of 02/24/2014.)

Duration: 75 minutes

“A good guided tour is a good story told well,” says guest speaker Linda Norris.

What can you do to transform a guided tour from a recitation of facts into a meaningful story that connects with visitors?

It’s all about research, attitude, and a commitment to engaging visitors.

What tools can you use?

How can volunteers, guides, or docents become a part of the development process rather than just a delivery system?

What makes a good story and how do we show multiple perspectives?

Learn the basics of developing meaningful tours and explore creative ways guides can connect with visitors who arrive at your site with many different interests.

Presenter:
Linda Norris, consultant and creator of the blog, “The Uncatalogued Museum.”

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This webinar was funded in part by the Institute for Museums and Library Services.