Arcadia Library Lecture: The Future of Libraries
Tuesday, Nov 12
Join us for a conversation on how libraries shape our cultural heritage, with Donald J. Waters, formerly of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Timothy Rub, the museum’s George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer. Free tickets required and do not include museum admission. Reserve tickets online.
>Join the National Gallery of Art’s celebration of the addition of 53,000 images of works of their art to Wikimedia Commons. Edit-a-thon participants will be encouraged to make use of more than 22,000 images of works on paper from the Gallery’s collection. The program will include a visit to the Study Room for European prints and drawings to view highlights from the Gallery’s holdings.
No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided. Reference materials from the library’s collection will be readily available. Lunch will be offered. Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing email@example.com. Any other questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited, so register here to participate: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-from-the-collection-an-nga-edit-a-thon-celebrating-works-on-paper-tickets-73109862567