Sorry for the typo.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is Friday, February 6.

The Brooklyn Museum is the day after, on Saturday, February 7.

(That's one week from now, in case you're wondering.)

Thanks,
Pharos

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Pharos <pharosofalexand...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> Brooklyn Museum.
>
> 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:
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Loves_Art
>
> We're also on Flickr:
> http://www.flickr.com/groups/wikipedia_loves_art/
>
> And Facebook:
> http://en-gb.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43008300207
>
> 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 (
> http://www.streetfilms.org/archives/wikis-take-manhattan/ ).
>
> ---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
> joint projects.
>
> To register your RSVP and get directions for the business meeting,
> please contact David, as explained on the wikimeetup page.
>
> Page on Wikipedia:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC
>
> You can officially 'sign up' at that page!
>
> Thanks,
> Pharos
>

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