WikiAPA Wikipedia ♥ Asian Pacific America

Wikipedia is awesome!!

But even though it’s one of the most widely-used information sources online, there’s always room for improvement, especially when it comes to underrepresented communities.

That’s why the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center is hosting WikiAPA, a series of Wikipedia edit-a-thons!

In cities all throughout the U.S., we’re encouraging people to get together to create and update Wikipedia articles around Asian Pacific American content. We hope you’ll join us in the wiki-magic!

RSVP for a WikiAPA event near you Learn how to host a WikiAPA event in your city
See our Tumblr of APA artists that we’ll work on!

*Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia where articles are created, edited and moderated completely by volunteers in the public. That includes you!


WikiAPA 2015: Wikipedia ♥ Asian Pacific American Art

All throughout September 2015, we’re partnering with museums, universities and community groups to present WikiAPA events across the country to bring you WikiAPA Art, focused on Asian and Asian Pacific American art and artists!

The Museum of Modern Art

Wed Sept 2:
New York, NY

Museum of Modern Art Library
w/ Wikimedia NYC & the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU

Details & RSVP

Fri Sept 4:
Washington, DC

Smithsonian American Art Museum
w/ Wikimedia DC

Details & RSVP

Sun Sept 13:
Los Angeles / Pasadena, CA

ArtCenter College of Design Library
w/ Asian Pacific American Librarians Association

Details & RSVP

Thu Sept 17:
Seattle, WA

Wing Luke Museum
w/ Cascadia Wikimedians User Group

Details & RSVP

Fri Sept 18:
Oakland, CA

Oakland Museum of California
w/ API Equality – Northern California

Details & RSVP

Tue Sept 29:
Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Chicago Library
w/ Laura Kina & DePaul University

Details & RSVP

Wed Sept 30:
San Diego, CA

UC San Diego

Details & RSVP

Details & RSVP also available on the WikiAPA Wikipedia Meetup page

*We’re also working on WikiAPA events in Chicago, Austin and others, so stay tuned.

We recommend creating a Wikipedia account (soooo quick & easy!) prior to coming to the event.


Want to organize a WikiAPA event in your city?

We’re hoping to activate WikiAPA events in cities all across the U.S. throughout September 2015! If you’re interested, please contact us below.




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Also, check out:

8 steps to hosting an awesome Wikipedia edit-a-thon