Workshop: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon with Black Lunch Table

Free
  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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The Black Lunch Table: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Photo: Heather Hart, The Black Lunch Table.

About

Contribute to the visibility of visual artists of the African Diaspora with the Black Lunch Table (BLT). An ongoing collaboration between artists Heather Hart and Jina Valentine, BLT hosts a Wikipedia edit-a-thon that begins with a training session for participants, and assistance is provided throughout the event.

Chicago-based photographer Ireashia Bennet is the featured photographer for the Black Lunch Table WikiCommons photobooth. Stop by for a free portrait and stay to edit Wikipedia.

This program takes place in the Commons on the museum’s second floor. All writing levels welcome. Participants should bring a laptop; power and snacks provided.

Workshops in the Commons are coauthored and designed by Chicago community groups and the MCA's Partnerships and Engagement Liaison Gibran Villalobos.