Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Wikipedia Edit a Thon LGBTQ+ Edition

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Smithsonian American Art Museum viewed from G St. NW, Washington DC

LGBTQ+ Edition 2019 Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon!

Participants can earn the SAAM Barnstar!

Join us and take part in our first LGBTQ+ Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon at SAAM. Beginners are welcome! Wikipedia training will be provided. Connect with the museum and the movement on Twitter: #atSAAM #NowEditing

Hosted at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), and organized by SAAM and Wikimedia DC.

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Details[edit]

When[edit]

  • Saturday, June 15, 2019 at SAAM
  • 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT

NOTE: the museum does not open to the public until 11:30 a.m. Those wishing to gain access for the 10:30 a.m. behind-the-scenes tour MUST RSVP in advance (below), and arrive promptly at 10:30 a.m. If the tour has already departed, latecomers may have to wait until 11:30 a.m. to enter.

What to bring[edit]

  • A laptop (tablets can work, but the editing experience is much easier with a keyboard)
  • Any research resources you would like to refer to.
  • You're welcome to bring your camera and take pictures!

Coordination[edit]

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.

Etherpad for this event

Schedule[edit]

Time Activity Location
10:30 a.m. Check-in at the 8th & G Streets NW entrance Entrance, SAAM
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of American art
11:00 a.m. Introduction to Editing Wikipedia MacMillan Education Center, SAAM
1:00 p.m. Lunch, provided in MacMillan Education Center, SAAM MacMillan Education Center, SAAM
3:00 p.m. End

Where[edit]

  • MacMillan Education Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, located at 8th and G Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004 (the building that is shared with the National Portrait Gallery).
    • WMATA Metrorail stops:
      • Gallery Place/Chinatown (green/yellow/red lines): from the 9th & G entrance, the Museum is right outside
      • Metro Center (red/orange/blue/silver lines): use 11th & G exit, walk two blocks east on G, and the Museum will be on your right.
    • Bus: Take the DC Circulator or any of the following WMATA bus lines to the Museum: 42, 64, 70, 74, 80, D6, P6, S2, S4, X2
    • See also: WMATA trip planner (mobile version)
  • If arriving after the museum opens at 11:30 a.m., ask information desk or the security officers to direct you to the MacMillan Education Center. It is at the west end of the building, closer to the F Street entrance, near the hallway with the "Experience America" and Folk Art galleries.

Sign up![edit]

This event is open to up to 45 in-person participants, and an unlimited number of remote participants, of all Wikipedia experience levels, from beginner to expert. Due to tour and room capacity, prior registration is required. if you plan to attend the 10:30 a.m. tour, please also email LinthicumR@si.edu.

[ RSVP Here! ][edit]

I'll be attending virtually![edit]

Can't make it to the event? You can participate online! Here's how it works:

If you're planning to join us online, you can sign up below:

Regrets[edit]

(Add your name here.) If you can't make it in person or even remotely, you can still help by sharing the info with your friends and colleagues, and/or helping flesh out the To-do list!

To-do list[edit]

Coordination[edit]

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.

Etherpad for this event

Articles[edit]

RED links have no entries! Links to reliable sources for citations have been provided, when possible.

LGBTQ+ Artists and Art-world figures at SAAM[edit]

A TABernacle table to edit Wikidata items, generated via Petscan.

LGBTQ+ Artists and Art-world figures from everywhere[edit]

LGBTQ+ biography articles that need improvement in Wikipedia
LGBTQ+ American artists in Wikipedia

A TABernacle table to edit Wikidata items, generated via Petscan.

Sources[edit]

Resources[edit]

WP:CREATIVE our requirements for articles on artists and other creative people.

Outcomes[edit]

  • Add your contribution here!