Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Phillips Collection

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Just in time for our nation’s birthday, come leverage that most democratic of internet resources, Wikipedia, as we embark on a Made in the U.S.A. edit-a-thon! After new editor orientation and training, you’ll be part of an effort to improve Wikipedia entries related to the artists included in the exhibition using resources in The Phillips Collection Library. Bring your laptop and love of art and quality, free information and join in! No previous experience required.

Where and When[edit]

  • Phillips Collection – 1600 21st Street NW, Washington, DC
    • Metro Station: Dupont Circle (Red Line)
    • Meet in the library!
  • Sunday, June 29 from 11 AM to 5 PM


I'm going![edit]

Participating remotely[edit]

Geraldshields11 (talk) 16:46, 29 June 2014 (UTC)



Articles to work on[edit]

The following is a list of American artists who are part of the Made in the U.S.A. exhibition and related subjects.

The following is a list of American artists in the Phillips Collection that need articles or or have articles that need improvement or clean up. (This list is in progress. 6/26/2014)

Articles to improve and clean up


* The Phillips Collection Library!

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Books on the Phillips Collection[edit]

  • Phillips Collection (1995). In the American grain: Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz: the Stieglitz Circle at the Phillips Collection. Elizabeth Hutton Turner (ed.). Washington, D.C. : [Emeryville, Calif.]: Counterpoint ; Distributed by Publishers Group West. ISBN 1887178015.
  • Phillips, Duncan (1999). The eye of Duncan Phillips: a collection in the making. Washington, DC: Phillips Collection in association with Yale University New Haven. ISBN 0300080905.
  • Phillips, Marjorie (1982). Duncan Phillips and his collection (Rev. ed.). New York ; London: W.W. Norton in association with the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. ISBN 0393016080. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • Phillips Collection (2013). Made in the U.S.A.: American art from the Phillips Collection 1850-1970. Susan Behrends Frank. New Haven : Washington, D.C: Yale University Press ; The Phillips Collection. ISBN 9780300196153.

More books on Phillips Collection art and artists[edit]

  • Anacostia Neighborhood Museum; Barnett-Aden Gallery; Corcoran Gallery of Art (1974). The Barnett-Aden collection: catalog. Washington, DC: Published for the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum by the Smithsonian Institution Press.
  • Gruber, J. Richard (1996). William Christenberry: the early years, 1954-1968. Augusta, Ga: Morris Museum of Art. ISBN 0963875345. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • McMahan, Virgil E (1995). The artists of Washington, D.C., 1796-1996. Washington, D.C.: Artists of Washington. ISBN 9780964910102.
  • Over the line: the art and life of Jacob Lawrence. Peter T. Nesbett, Michelle DuBois, Patricia Hills (eds.). Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press in association with Jacob Lawrence Catalogue Raisonné Project. 2000. ISBN 029597964X.CS1 maint: others (link)
  • Washington Arts Museum (2013). Washington art matters: art life in the capital 1940-1990. [Charleston, S.C.]: Washington Arts Museum. ISBN 9780615828268. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)
  • Wheat, Ellen Harkins (1986). Jacob Lawrence, American painter. Seattle: University of Washington Press in association with the Seattle Art Museum. ISBN 0295963441. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)


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