Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Evans-Tibbs Archive of African American Art Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Evans-Tibbs Archive of African American Art Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Join us at the National Gallery of Art Library and help to improve and create Wikipedia articles about African American art and artists.
This Wikipedia Edit-a-thon accompanies the exhibition, In the Library: The Evans-Tibbs Archive of African American Art, which showcases the life and work of Thurlow Evans Tibbs Jr., an accomplished art appraiser, broker, collector, and dealer, as well as the founder and director of his eponymous art gallery in Washington, DC. Tibbs is best known for his donation to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, now an important part of the National Gallery’s holdings by African American artists. To support his research, Tibbs amassed approximately more than a thousand reference files comprising more than seventy boxes of material documenting art of the African diaspora. Tibbs opened up his reference collection, now commonly known as the Evans-Tibbs Archive, to artists, students, and scholars. The archive includes correspondence, exhibition pamphlets, gallery records, photographs, and other ephemera that illustrate the history of the Tibbs family, The Evans-Tibbs Collection, and African American art.
No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided. Reference materials from the library’s collection and the Evans-Tibbs Archive will be readily available.
Lunch will be provided. If you have dietary restrictions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing email@example.com.
Any other questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:30AM-4PM
- National Gallery of Art Library - East Building
- 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
- Washington, DC 20565
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- Please use the Etherpad link below to share what you are currently editing. Remember to type 'Done' or 'Finished' when you are through making changes. REMEMBER TO PUBLISH (SAVE) OFTEN.
|10:30AM||Welcome, housekeeping – Roger Lawson, Executive Librarian : Remarks – Steven Nelson|
|11:00AM||Training: How to Edit to Wikipedia (Wikimedia DC)|
|12:00PM to close||Editing|
|Ongoing||Lunch. Please request a voucher at the event.|
|12:30PM & 3:00PM||Tour of Tibbs Exhibition|
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- Richard Dempsey (artist)
- Anne Marchand
- Ulysses Marshall
- Tyrone Mitchell (sculptor)
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- Marion Perkins
- Michael Platt (artist)
- Sidney Schenck
- Evelyn Patricia Terry
- Yvonne Edwards Tucker
- Curtis Tucker
- Joyce Wellman
- Gerry O. Wyche
- Thurlow Evans-Tibbs Jr.
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- David Bustill Bowser
- Kay Brown (artist)
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- Allen 'Big Al' Carter
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- Wilhelmina McAlpin Godfrey
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Resources/Potential Secondary Sources
Credit Information: [Citation]. Evans-Tibbs Collection, Artist file: Lewis, Edmonia. National Gallery of Art Library, Washington D.C.
Lewis, Edmonia. How Edmonia Lewis Became an Artist, 1870. Evans-Tibbs Collection, Artist file: Lewis, Edmonia. National Gallery of Art Library, Washington D.C.
- Covace 16:36, 23 February 2019 (UTC)
- Wikis: *.wikipedia, commons.wikimedia, en.wikipedia
- Start date: 2019-02-23 10:30 (America/New York)
- End date: 2019-02-23 17:00
|Bytes changed||Edits||Files in use||Files uploaded||New editors||Pages created||Views to pages created||Pages improved||Avg. daily views to pages improved||Unique pages with uploaded files||Participants||7 day retention|