Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Chicanx Art and Artists Edition

December 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Smithsonian American Art Museum
(202) 633-7970

Join us for a virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon that helps to highlight more artists and stories like those featured in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s landmark exhibition ¡Printing the Revolution! The Rise and Impact of Chicano Graphics, 1965 to NowThe exhibition brings together five decades of innovative printmaking by Chicano artists to explore the social justice-rooted artistic tradition and its contemporary legacy. Many of the featured artists came of age during the civil rights era and channeled the period’s social activism into assertive aesthetic statements that announced a new political and cultural consciousness among people of Mexican descent in the United States. Learn how to edit and create new Wikipedia articles in this online editing workshop and work to amplify and expand on articles about Chicanx women and LGBTQ+ artists. All levels of technological proficiency welcome.