Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Walters Art Museum invites visitors to participate in a month-long event that will increase the visibility of women and gender nonbinary artists in the Walters collection. In collaboration with Art+Feminism, the Walters will provide information and instructions to enable visitors to make edits to pages on Wikipedia, the tenth most visited site on the internet. This is an “asynchronous” event, meaning that throughout the month, you can make edits to Wikipedia pages connected to our collection at your leisure.
Women’s History Month In-Person Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
March 12, 2022, 1–4 p.m.
Location: Onsite – Walters Graham Auditorium
Join a collective WIkipedia edit-a-thon and increase information about women and gender nonbinary artists in the Walters Art Museum’s collection. Whether you are new to editing Wikipedia pages or a frequent contributor, this program will provide training and resources to increase your knowledge of both Wikipedia editing and the Walters collection.
This program will begin with training on editing, fact-checking, and research process followed by open-ended participation. Museum curators will be available beginning at 2 p.m. to respond to questions about the collection.
Please bring your own laptop to participate. Questions? Please reach out to email@example.com.
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