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American University student Bailey Edelstein and professor Andrew Lih (l to r) at the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (COMM535) class.

American Art Editathon, February 11, 2014[edit]

Smithsonian American Art Museum exterior
You can earn the Smithsonian American Art Museum Barnstar!

Work with students, curators, Wikipedia editors and newbies to improve articles related to American art. This is the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" class [1] and the general public is invited.

When[edit]

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
2:00pm - 5:00pm

Who[edit]

Students from Wikipedia & Public Knowledge (COMM 535), American University (professor Andrew Lih User:Fuzheado)
Wikimedia DC Community and the general public

What to bring[edit]

Laptop computer

Where[edit]

Smithsonian American Art Museum, McMillan Education Center
(1st Floor, east end of the building, near F Street entrance)
9th & F Street NW, Washington, DC
Etherpad notes: http://notes.wikimediadc.org/p/AAM-editathon-2014
Time Activity Location
2:00 - 2:30 Meet & set up McMillan Education Center (1st floor)
2:30 - 3:00 Tour Luce Foundation Center (3rd floor)
3:00 - 5:00 Editing McMillan Education Center (1st floor)

QUESTIONS? Contact snyders (@) si.edu or check out WikiProject Smithsonian

RSVP[edit]

Attendees[edit]

Students, curators, Wikipedia editors and newbies on a special tour of American art. This is the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (AmericanArt COMM535) class.
Students, curators, and Wikipedia editors improving articles related to American art. This is the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (AmericanArt COMM535) class.
A student, walking up hill, striving mightily to improve articles related to American art during the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (AmericanArt COMM535) class.
Students, curators, and Wikipedia editors crafting Wikipedia articles related to American art for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (AmericanArt COMM535) class.
Students and Wikipedia editors at the first edit-a-thon for the class "Wikipedia and Public Knowledge" (AmericanArt COMM535) class.
  1. Fuzheado | Talk 21:45, 3 February 2014 (UTC)
  2. Callahanb (talk) 18:06, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
  3. 19 students from American University class
  4. Mark Christal and Holly Stewart from NMAI
  5. Dena Levitz, American University MAME
  6. Mackenzie Hill, American University Mlhill23
  7. Bailey Edelstein, American University Bailey614
  8. Duckduckstop (talk) 18:46, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
  9. chandler wiland
  10. Courtney O'Callaghan and Liz Cheng from Freer | Sackler

Maybe[edit]

  1. Geraldshields11 (talk) 23:22, 5 February 2014 (UTC)

List of articles we will be working on[edit]

Women Artists[edit]

Additional articles that needs fixes or expansion[edit]

Additional articles to be created[edit]

Research resources[edit]

Excellent examples[edit]

Reference generators[edit]

Can help you save time!

Smithsonian databases and websites[edit]

Artist infoboxes[edit]

The template for artist infoboxes is here: Template:Infobox artist

Artist stub templates[edit]

Results / Outcomes[edit]

Articles created[edit]

Articles improved[edit]