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University of the Arts Dorrance Hamilton Hall
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m.
Venue: University of the Arts, Albert M. Greenfield Library, Anderson Hall, 333 South Broad Street
Participants: No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Female editors are particularly encouraged to attend.
RSVP by signing your username below! If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you might try this training module which will help explain a lot of things, including how to add your signature.
What to Bring: Attendees should bring their own laptops and power cords.
Twitter Hashtag: #ArtAndFeminism
PLEASE NOTE: Non-UArts participants must contact the library in advance to arrange entry.
Women artists who worked in Philadelphia
This list is by no means a requirement, but here are just a few names for inspiration:
Sharples, Ellen (1769-1849)
Richardson, Constance Coleman (1905-2002)
Neel, Alice (1900-1984)
Williamson, Ada C. (1880-1958)
Deshong-Woodbridge, Louise (1848-1925)
Weil, Mathilde (1872-1918)
Martinez-Cañas, Maria (b1960)
Lederer, Nanette - Working on Nanette Lederer Calder - -- DThomsen8 ( talk) 16:07, 1 February 2014 (UTC)
Steinhauser, Judith H. (b1941)
Maamoun, Maha (b1972)
Frishmuth, Harriet Whitney (1880-1980)
Mezzara, Angélique (d1868)
Wentworth Roberts, Elizabeth (1871-1927)
Cassatt, Mary (1844-1926)
Esté, Florence (1860-1926)
At the actual event, we began with 10 people and at least 4 more came in later in the afternoon. Users had created accounts in advance, but for most it was their first time editing. At least two new articles were created and others were edited.