In this week’s class we made some hard decisions. We finalized the 40 sculptures about which we will write articles, and we figured out how we should distribute the Wikipedia article authoring responsibilities. For weeks, students have been antsy wondering how we would ever find 40 sculptures on campus and how we could possibly distribute them fairly among the class. Through the efforts of...
Our students are hard at work on their Wikipedia Talk Pages. Their task is to become familiar with navigating, searching, editing, and formatting Wikipedia articles while becoming fluent in the information resources necessary for representing the IUPUI sculpture collection digitally. They are using their Wikipedia Talk Pages to formulate ideas about collections management systems, both digital...
Wikipedia Saves Public Art!
As our project takes shape, we are also taking it public. Richard McCoy, co-instructor for the Collections Care and Management course at IUPUI that is leading the effort to raise the visibility of the campus outdoor sculpture collection, created a Wikipedia Project as an umbrella for our work. The project is called Wikipedia Saves Public Art! The title for the project emphasizes Wikipedia’s...
Indiana Conference on Public Art →
One day conference on public art in Nashville, Indiana on November 13. $75 to register. Speakers include Lynn Basa and Mindy Taylor Ross.