Wikipedia:Meetup/Charlotte/ArtAndFeminism 2016

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Charlotte Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
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When and Where
DateSaturday, March 5, 2015
Time12:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST
AddressMcColl Center for Art + Innovation
721 N Tryon St
Boardroom
City, StateCharlotte, NC 28202

Event information[edit]

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What to expect[edit]

No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Women editors, especially women of color and diverse gender expression, are particularly encouraged to attend. 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. Training will be provided.

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon.

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

Women artists who worked in Charlotte & the Carolinas[edit]

Here are a few names of women who worked in Chicago for inspiration:

Artists in NC Women Artists' artists files (Sloane Art Library) http://library.unc.edu/art/womenartists/:[edit]


Resources for editing[edit]

Outcomes[edit]

Art+Feminism survey: please click here

Articles improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Beverly McIver -- Marcuskiser1 (talk) and Heathart (talk)
  2. Clare Leighton -- Thefriendlymisanthrope (talk)
  3. Mabel Pugh -- Thefriendlymisanthrope (talk)
  4. Susan Harbage Page -- Untitled1972 (talk)

New articles created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Marcia Jones (artist) -- Heathart (talk)

External links[edit]

Registration[edit]

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  1. Heathart (talk) 22:47, 27 February 2016 (UTC)
  2. Kittypaws721 (talk) 20:46, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Marcuskiser1 (talk) 20:07, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Thefriendlymisanthrope (talk) 17:36, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Untitled1972 (talk) 20:36, 5 March 2016 (UTC)