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June Flickr Photo of the Month: Bananagrams
June 29, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

This month’s featured photographer is Sulla55. On Valentine’s weekend we had several of our photographer friends from Flickr come to the museum to participate in Wikipedia Loves Art, a contest aimed at illustrating Wikipedia articles. We had over 40 photographers arrive and split into teams to see who could get the most and best shots of […]

We heart local photographers
February 25, 2009 · 2 Comments

On Valentine’s weekend, the Museum hosted a meetup in conjunction with Wikipedia Loves Art – a world-wide, museum-based, photo scavenger hunt organized by the Brooklyn Museum. It’s a take-off on Valentine’s Day that shares the love among photographers on Flickr, anyone who’s ever used Wikipedia (read: everyone) and museums across the globe. Forty photographers showed […]

Founder Jimmy Wales loves Wikipedia Loves Art
February 9, 2009 · 1 Comment

Wikipedia Loves Art has caught the eye of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales (you can check out his bio on – of course – Wikipedia). In the video below, he shares his thoughts on the contest, and how the public perception of Wikipedia has changed, even over just the past few years. In case you missed our […]



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