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Amon Carter Museum of American Art - Helping Wikipedia Tell the Story of American Art
Amon Carter Museum of American Art - Art+Feminism
Participants at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art Edit-a-Thon held November 16, 2017
Wikipedia editors at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's Edit-a-Thon held July 20, 2017
Wikipedia editors at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's Edit-a-Thon held May 4, 2017. Presentation of first ACMAA Barnstar to Scott Grant Barker
Participants of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art Edit-a-Thon held April 6, 2017
Editors who participated in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's Edit-a-Thon (EaT2) held April 16, 2016
Open volume of Diderot encyclopedia and group of EaT2 editors
Editors who participated in the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's Edit-a-Thon (EaT1) held October 10, 2015
Editors in action at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art's first Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon held October 10, 2015

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites editors and American art enthusiasts to "help Wikipedia tell the story of American art." Attendees at any of the edit-a-thons listed in the schedule below will be help facilitate the museum's mission to further knowledge on American art by either creating or editing articles on topics that relate to the museum's collections. Both novice and experienced editors are invited. We'll have experienced Wikipedians to guide participants through all parts of the editing process. Attendees will work in the museum's beautiful Reading Room, which offers a collaborative and inspiring space for working. Editors will also have ready access to the library's near-comprehensive collection of research resources on American art.

Schedule[edit]

Amon Carter Museum of American Art - Art+Feminism

Archived Schedule[edit]

  • October 10, 2015 - EaT1
  • April 16, 2016 - EaT2
  • October 22, 2016 - EaT3
  • April 6, 2017 - EaT4
  • May 4, 2017 - EaT5
  • July 20, 2017 - EaT6
  • September 21, 2017 - EaT7
  • November 16, 2017 - EaT8 - Special Docent Edition
  • January 18, 2018 - EaT9
  • March 15, 2018 - Canceled
  • May 24, 2018 (FOURTH Thursday of the month) - Art + Feminism - EaT10
  • July 19, 2018 - Educator Edition/Teacher Resources - EaT11
  • September 20, 2018 - Fort Worth Culture and History at the Downtown Fort Worth Library - EaT12

Event Particulars[edit]

  • If you plan on attending any of these events, please RSVP to library@cartermuseum.org to help us plan for space and food. Also, please give us a heads up about the topic you'll be covering so that we can gather resources for you.
  • The public is welcome, and attendees need not have Wikipedia editing experience. We'll have an experts on hand to provide instruction on editing basics. Just come with an interest in American art.
  • Sign up for a Wikipedia account before the event and read up on the benefits of having your own account.
  • We'll provide snacks and drinks!
  • Bring your laptop (mobile devices such as iPads, tablets, or phones are not officially supported so use at your own risk), and we'll provide the bandwidth!
  • Hashtag: #ACMwiki
  • Full Meetup Calendar - view the worldwide calendar of meetups/edit-a-thons!

Event Hosts[edit]

List of Articles to Improve[edit]

List of Articles to Create[edit]

Editing Resources[edit]

Basics[edit]

Images[edit]

Tools and Templates[edit]

What Should I Work On?[edit]

  • If you have 1 hour or less, attend a training to learn more about editing Wikipedia.
  • If you have 90 minutes attend a training and add some citations to an article.
  • If you have 2 hours attend a training and add a well cited paragraph to an article.
  • If you have 4+ hours consider creating a new article. Be sure to gather your reliable sources and check in with an experienced Wikipedian to ensure that your article meets Wikipedia’s notability guidelines.

(tipping our hats to Siân Evans for sharing)

Other[edit]

  • Herding Sheep - tool for reporting on edits based on user name and time period.

Previous Edit-a-Thons[edit]

Amon Carter Museum of American Art Barnstar[edit]

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art barnstar recognizes excellence in editing articles covering American art topics and is officially awarded at ACMAA EaT events. However, anyone can add the award to any user's talk page using our template. Simply create a new section on the user's talk page and paste the code.

ACMAA Barnstar