Come one, come all!
We're celebrating the global monthlong "Wikipedia Loves Art" photo
events with our "Weekend Museum Wikistravanganza" next week on Friday
Feb 6 and Saturday Feb 7 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
This is part of our broader "Wikipedia Loves Art!" project, which also
extends to other city institutions, including the Film Society of
Lincoln Center, the Jewish Museum, the Museum of Modern Art and the
New-York Historical Society.
Separately, we'll also be having a business meeting in Brooklyn that Saturday.
See our main page on Wikipedia:
We're also on Flickr:
So spread those links around :)
And invite all your non-Wikipedian friends and family; this is a big
tent event for everyone, just like Wikis Take Manhattan was (
---Photo event details---
Friday, February 6 from 5:30-6:30 pm, Metropolitan Museum of Art.
We'll be joined by the Free Culture folks during the intro session,
which will be in the Art Study Room at the Uris Center for Education
(enter at the 81st Street entrance), where we'll meet the participants
and explain the project. The actual photography event can last until
the museum closes at 9 PM.
Friday, Saturday 7 from 5:00-11:00 pm, Brooklyn Museum. This is the
night of the First Saturday party (
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/visit/first_saturdays.php ) at the
museum. We'll be joined by the Free Culture folks at our table in the
museum lobby, where we'll meet the participants and explain the
project. Don't worry, everyone's not gonna stay at the table the
whole time, but a least a couple of us will stick around there.
---Business meeting details---
Saturday, February 7 from 2:30-4:00 pm, business meeting hosted at
David's place in Brooklyn. We'll be joined by Frank Schulenburg (Head
of Public Outreach) and Sara Crouse (Head of Partnerships and
Foundation Relations), flying in for the weekend from Wikimedia
Foundation headquarters in San Francisco. We will also likely have
guests from the New York Public Library, with whom we can discuss
To register your RSVP and get directions for the business meeting,
please contact David, as explained on the wikimeetup page.
Page on Wikipedia:
You can officially 'sign up' at that page!
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