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Storytelling Training: Creating Your Story

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Whether you're participating in the Stories: YES program in conjunction with a Museum on Main Street exhibition or creating digital stories on your own, the six modules in the Storytelling Training Series will help you think through everything to help get started. Ready to start developing your story? In this short course, you'll get some tips on how to create a story board, writing a non-fiction script, and more. 

This training module was created by the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program, a part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, in conjunction with the MuseWeb Foundation.

Corona Typewriter

National Museum of American History

How to Use This Tool

MuseumOnMainSt

Motion Picture Film Pieces

National Museum of American History

Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun with insert essay ‘Sweet Lorraine'

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Script for The Wizard of Oz

National Museum of American History

Conversation Piece

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Creating a Storyboard

Pexels free stock photos

Thomas Alva Edison

National Portrait Gallery

Conversation

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Men Talking

Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives

Audio tape wound on film reel

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Microphone

National Museum of American History

Recorder, Audio Cassette, Apollo 12

National Air and Space Museum

Camcorder, Canon L1A, Shuttle

National Air and Space Museum

Photograph of Queen Latifah on the set of "Fly Girl" video shoot

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Reel-to-Reel Tape Recorder

National Museum of American History

University of Notre Dame's Remix Website

Media Corps, University of Notre Dame