Wikipedia:Wikipedia Loves Art

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Wikipedia Loves Art is a type of month-long photo scavenger hunt and free content photography contest conducted in collaboration with partner museums and cultural institutions, where participants compete to take photographs aimed at best illustrating Wikipedia articles.


Past events[edit]

Ideas for events[edit]

Museums that allow photography[edit]

There are usually some restrictions, and it would be worthy of note to indicate when there are none. Almost universal restrictions are no tripods, no flash. Photography is usually not allowed in special exhibitions with loaned objects.



  • Louvre - allowed except at two galleries.
  • Vatican - allowed except Sistine Chapel
  • Neue Pinakothek, Munich
  • Deutsches Museum, Munich


  • Smithsonian Museums (most of them), Washington DC
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • MoMA, New York
  • Museum of Arts & Design, New York
  • Rubin Museum of Art, New York
  • New Museum (only the current Free exhibition), New York


  • Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto
  • Royal British Columbia Museum, Victoria



  • Galleria Borghese (Rome)
  • Uffizi (Florence)
  • Galleria (Florence)


  • Portland Art Museum
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • International Center of Photography, New York
  • Neue Galerie, New York
  • The Frick Collection, New York
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

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