Wikipedia:Meetup/Winnipeg/ArtAndFeminism 2016

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2016 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
Date:Saturday, March 5, 2016
Time:12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Address:Mentoring Artists for Women's Art
611 Main Street
City/State:Winnipeg MB CANADA R3B 1E1

Event details[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Venue: Mentoring Artists for Women's Art, 611 Main Street, Winnipeg MB CANADA R3B 1E1
  • Cost: Free
  • Participants: No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. People of all genders welcome!
  • RSVP by signing your username below! 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.
  • What to Bring: Attendees should bring their own laptops and power cords.
  • Twitter / Instagram / FaceBook Hashtag: #ArtAndFeminism
  • Event photos can be posted here

Resources[edit]

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, but you are welcome to work on anything you like.
Please note: This is a crowdsourced list. You can help us by adding to it!

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

Articles to work on[edit]

Suggestions from Art+Feminism[edit]

This is a good place to find international topics to write on.

Canadian Women Artists[edit]

The following list of Canadian women artists is intended as a starting point; please feel free to add to it or annotate as articles are created. The focus on Canadian artists fits with the strengths of our resources and knowledge in Toronto, but please feel free to work on international topics as well. Note that there are many ways to define "Canadian". Many of these artists may identify as other than Canadian or hyphenated-Canadians. Links in blue are existing articles which can be improved and/or expanded. Links in red are articles that do not yet exist and can be created.

Canadian women art writers and curators without Wikipedia entries[edit]

Outcomes[edit]

List of new articles created[edit]

  1.   Divya Mehra
  2.   Bev Pike
  3.   Diane Whitehouse
  4.   Sheila Butler
  5.   Diana Thorneycroft
  6.   Lita Fontaine
  7.   Jeanne Randolph

List of articles improved[edit]

  1.   Barb Hunt
  2.   Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan
  3.   Mentoring Artists for Women's Art
  4.   Wendy Wersch Memorial Lecture

Resources for Editing[edit]

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #2
  2. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

  1. Mkdwtalk
  2. Forestine1 (talk) 01:57, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Letchenstein (talk) 18:44, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Shawna Jean Dempsey (talk) 18:45, 5 March 2016 (UTC)