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Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


Sat 7 Mar 2015, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: The Dowse Art Museum, 45 Laings Rd, Lower Hutt, Wellington Region

Restrictions: All Ages

Join us in the online and real-life campaign to increase the presence of female artists on Wikipedia. We will provide loads of help, free Wi-Fi, power sources, light refreshments and great referencing resources!

Programme for The Day

Newbies 10am–noon: We will be running a crash course in how to sign up, edit and upload articles to Wikipedia.

Get inspired 1pm: Join curator Bridget Reweti on a tour of Nuku: Symbols of Mana, with its particular focus on mana wa¯hine (women’s empowerment).

Edit-A-Thon 2–5pm: Be part of an international event to add and update Wikipedia entries about female New Zealand artists.

If you’re already familiar with Wikipedia feel free to join us in the morning to help new people take their first steps, or just join us in the afternoon for some social editing.


To help us prepare for the day please RSVP by email to and tell us which sessions you plan to attend and what your level of Wikipedia experience is. If you have any questions pop them in that email and we'll be in touch.