Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia

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Future events[edit]

If you enjoyed #ArtAndFeminism come to the monthly Saturday WikiSalon at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. For artists, scientists, and anyone else who wants to find out more and improve Wikipedia.

It will help if you create a Wikipedia account before the event. You can also learn more by watching these Wikipedia Training videos. Remember to bring your computer!

Date Name Description Location
10 June 2017 1:00-3:00 pm WikiSalon (2nd Saturday of each month) Your knowledge and involvement can help to improve Wikipedia!

Contacts: Alexis Pedrick apedrick@chemheritage.org ; Mary Mark Ockerbloom MOckerbloom@chemheritage.org

WikiSalon @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
8 July 2017 1:00-3:00 pm WikiSalon (2nd Saturday of each month) Your knowledge and involvement can help to improve Wikipedia!

Contacts: Alexis Pedrick apedrick@chemheritage.org ; Mary Mark Ockerbloom MOckerbloom@chemheritage.org

WikiSalon @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA


Past events[edit]

Date Name Description Location
13 May 2017 1:00-3:00 pm WikiSalon (2nd Saturday of each month) Your knowledge and involvement can help to improve Wikipedia!

Contacts: Alexis Pedrick apedrick@chemheritage.org ; Mary Mark Ockerbloom MOckerbloom@chemheritage.org

WikiSalon @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
8 April 2017 1:00-3:00 pm WikiSalon (2nd Saturday of each month) Your knowledge and involvement can help to improve Wikipedia!

Contacts: Alexis Pedrick apedrick@chemheritage.org ; Mary Mark Ockerbloom MOckerbloom@chemheritage.org

WikiSalon @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
26 March 2017, 10:30am – 4:30pm Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon @ Philadelphia Museum of Art Library Go to this page to sign in on the day of the event
Contact: Jenni Drozdek

Ideas for topics to work on are here

Library and Archives Reading Room, 2nd floor Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library, Philadelphia, PA
18 March 2017 12.00 – 4:00pm Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon @ UArts Go to this page to sign in on the day of the event
Contact: Sara MacDonald, Elizabeth Carter
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
17 March 2017, Doors open 12.30–5:00pm; Presentation 1.00 p.m. Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon @ Moore Go to this page to sign in on the day of the event

Contact: Kimberly Lesley

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA
17 March 2017, 12:00pm - 3:00 p.m. Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon @ Bryn Mawr Go to this page to sign in on the day of the event

Contact: Laura Surtees

Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
8 March 2017 Public History Community Forum (PubComm) Wikipedia Presentation, 10.45-11.45 Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut St., Philadelphia
3 March 2017 Women’s History Month 2017 Conference From Bossy To Boss: Women in Leadership Lily Tordinova and Mary Mark Ockerbloom, Wikipedia Presentation, 10.45 - 11.30 a.m. Rutgers University–Camden Campus Center
3 March 2017, 1:30-5:00 p.m. Register for Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon @ Temple Go to this page to sign in on the day of the event
Contact: artplusfeminism@temple.edu
Temple University Libraries, Digital Scholarship Center, 1210 Polett Walk, Ground Floor
3 March 2017, 5.00-8.00 p.m. First Friday: Wikipedia and Women in Science Wikipedian Mary Mark Ockerbloom and Laurel Hill historian Carol Yaster (talk at 6.00)

Contact: Alexis Pedrick apedrick@chemheritage.org

First Friday @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
January 27, 2017 Plants and People Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware, TBD
18 January 2017 Wikipedia Wednesday Open Office Hours w/Mary Mark Ockerbloom Drop in, bring questions and ideas. Everyone is welcome. 11.30-1.30 pm @ 2nd floor, The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
13 December 2016 Glam Café Margaret Graham will talk about the In Her Own Right project; Wikipedians will create a list of women and institutions related to the project The FINAL GLAM Café: Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
8 November 2016 Glam Café Vote early! Then join us to edit articles about archivists in honor of October's Archives Month. Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
6 October 2016 Fresh Air Archive Edit-a-thon Edit-a-thon followed by tour and talk about WHYY's Fresh Air Archives Tue, 4–7pm @ Philadelphia, PA, WHYY, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
11 October 2016 Glam Café NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION (Ada Lovelace Day for all Women in Science) Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
13 September 2016 Glam Café Tue, 5–8pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA


24 August 2016 Edit-a-thon for Notable Chemists and Chemistry Held in conjunction with the American Chemical Society's 252nd National Meeting & Exposition. RSVPs required; see event page for info. Wed, 1–5pm @ the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA
9 August 2016 Glam Café Tue, 5–7pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA
30 July 2016 Philadelphia Wiknic A Wiknic is a great easy-in to real life Wikipedia culture... Sharing of foodstuffs, like sharing knowledge, is invited and encouraged; accordingly, the Wiknic will be run on potluck basis. 1–5pm EST at the Picnic Grove in Penn Park, at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
12 July 2016 Glam Café NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION Tue, 5–8pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA
14 June 2016 Glam Café 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
10 May 2016 Glam Café 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
12 April 2016 Glam Café Speaker: Will Fenton on the Scalar platform and the Digital Paxton project, a collaboration with the Library Company of Philadelphia and Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
8 March 2016 Glam Café Speaker: Andreas Weber; Title: Natural Historical Archives as Digital Challenge; Abstract: In this short presentation I will tell a bit more about the origins, aims and challenges of a recently awarded collaborative research project which uses digital means to disclose the archive of the Committee for Natural History of the Netherlands Indies (Natuurkundige Commissie, 1820-1850). The archive contains a wealth of information (field diaries, illustrations, specimens) on maritime Southeast Asia’s biodiversity in the past. 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia


5 March 2016 1PM-5PM Art+Feminism, Philadelphia Museum of Art Library Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon at Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art Time: 1-5 pm Saturday, Library Reading Room, Perelman Building, Philadelphia Museum of Art
4 March 2016 10AM-2PM Art+Feminism, University of the Arts Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon at University of the Arts Time 10AM-2PM Saturday, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Room B-7, Albert M Greenfield Library, Anderson Hall, 333 S Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19102
4 March 2016 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Art+Feminism, Temple University Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon at Temple University Time 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friday@ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA


27 February 2016 Art+Feminism, Saint Joseph’s University Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon at Saint Joseph’s University - lunch included for edit-a-thon participants. Also please come to a lecture by Michelle Moravec from 9:30 am -10:45 am the same day. More info here Time: 11 am - 1:30 pm, Saturday, Saint Joseph’s University, McShain Hall in the Large Lapsley Room, 5th floor - 333 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19066
9 February 2016 Glam Café Talk by Jesse Dummer on digitization of the Daily Pennsylvanian 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
12 January 2015 Glam Café NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
8 December 2015 Glam Café Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
10 November 2015 Glam Café Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
15 October 2015 Women in Architecture Edit-a-thon Women in Architecture International Meetup! Some possible articles at Women in Red Architects Thursday, 5.30 –9pm @ AIA Philadelphia Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
13 October 2015 Glam Café Edit articles on Women in history and science for Ada Lovelace Day: NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION Tue, 5–8pm @ The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA


8 September 2015 Glam Café Join Temple University in celebrating Games by editing an article on your favorite game, or bring it with you! Tue, 5–8pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA
11 August 2015 Glam Café Tue, 5–7pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA
14 July 2015 Glam Café NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION Tue, 5–8pm @ The Samuel Paley Library at Temple University, Ground floor, 1210 Polett Walk, Philadelphia, PA
9 June 2015 Glam Café Tue, 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
12 May 2015 Glam Café 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
14 April 2015 Glam Café NOTE CHANGE IN LOCATION 5–8pm @ The Library Company of Philadelphia, Cassatt House, 1320 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
25 March 2015 Represent African American Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon for African American Artists 5:30-8:30pm, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Seminar Room
10 March 2015 Glam Café Bring your computers and work on a page related to Art and Feminism! 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
28 February 2015 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon 12-4 p.m., University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Room B-7, Albert M Greenfield Library, Anderson Hall, 333 S Broad St, Philadelphia PA 19102
15 February 2015 Wiki Loves Small Museums Workshop Wikipedians from Philadelphia and other areas are invited to meet in Ocean City, MD, to help scan and upload images of small museums. 12–4pm @ 31st Annual Small Museum Association Conference, Ocean City, MD
10 February 2015 Glam Café Work on your favorite Small Museum page! 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
13 January 2015 Glam Café 5–8pm @ Van Pelt Library, 6th Floor, University of Pennsylvania, 3420 Walnut St., Philadelphia
9 December 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe 5–8pm @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
11 November 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe 5–8pm @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
22 October 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup:Philadelphia/Bryn Mawr College/American Archives Month Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day by working on articles about women in STEM, science, technology, education & math 4–7.30pm @ Canaday Library Room 205, Bryn Mawr College


14 October 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day by working on articles about women in STEM, science, technology, education & math 5–8pm @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
9 September 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe 5–8pm @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
12 August 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Chemical Heritage Foundation
8 July 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Chemical Heritage Foundation
26 June 2014 A GLAM Day Out Edit articles as part of Wiki Loves Pride in the afternoon edit-a-thon Chemical Heritage Foundation
20 June 2014 Philly Digital Heritage Un-Conference Introduction to Wikipedia (1 hour) University of Pennsylvania
10 June 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Edit articles as part of Wiki Loves Pride Chemical Heritage Foundation
13 May 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Edit articles about women in science and art, in memory of feminist academic and Wikipedian Adrianne Wadewitz Chemical Heritage Foundation
8 April 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Chemical Heritage Foundation
25 March 2014 Seven Siblings Wikipedia-edit-a-thon Join remotely at http://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/7sisterswik 4–7:30pm at Bryn Mawr College, Canaday Library Room 205
11 March 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe Chemical Heritage Foundation
1 February 2014 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/ArtAndFeminism 2014 12:00pm–5pm at University of the Arts, Albert M. Greenfield Library, Anderson Hall, 333 South Broad Street
27 September 2013 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2013 September 27 ThatCamp 11 am–3:45 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation
22 June 2013 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/Wiknic/2013
20 June 2013 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2013 June 20 12:00 pm–4:00pm at the Chemical Heritage Foundation
11 April 2010 Wikipedia:WikiProject Philadelphia/Wikipedia Takes Philadelphia
12 September 2009 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 9
14 June 2009 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 8
15 March 2009 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 7
5 April 2008 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 6
11 November 2007 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 5
8 July 2007 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 4 5pm @ Rangoon Burmese Restaurant 112 North 9th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
4 March 2007 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 3
4 November 2006 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 2 5pm @ Abbraccio Restaurant, 820 S 47 St., Philadelphia, PA
21 July 2006 Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia 1 Banana Leaf, 10th & Arch St, Philadelphia, PA

Organizing[edit]

For information about organizing an event in Philadelphia, see /Organizing.

For non-local events:

Wikipedia Meetups
   May 2017 +/-
Melbourne 33 May 3, 2017 (2017-05-03)
EaT4 @ Amon Carter Museum May 4, 2017 (2017-05-04)
Art+Feminism @Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle May 6, 2017 (2017-05-06)
Black Lunch Table @ Newark, NJ May 11, 2017 (2017-05-11)
London 118 May 14, 2017 (2017-05-14)
ICQI Digital Tools Wikihack @Ricker Library, UIUC May 19, 2017 (2017-05-19)
Oxford 50 May 21, 2017 (2017-05-21)
WikiAPA @Knight Library, UO, Eugene, OR May 26, 2017 (2017-05-26)
San Diego 20 May 28, 2017 (2017-05-28)
   June 2017 +/-
Cambridge 34 June 3, 2017 (2017-06-03)
London 119 June 11, 2017 (2017-06-11)
Black Lunch Table @ MoMA: Wiki Loves Pride June 22, 2017 (2017-06-22)
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