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Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum collaborations with Wikimedia UK
Organisation Location Possibility Photography Free entry Access to experts Hub for event Wikimedia contact GLAM Department Events WikiProjects


British Museum London Definite ? (Panorama) Yes Yes Yes Fae Learning, Web
  • 2010 Wikipedian in Residence
  • (Shedloads)



    British Library London Definite Limited (lobby area or elsewhere with permission) Yes Yes Yes
    +free wifi
    Mike Peel or Fae IT and all collections
  • 2011-01:Editathon
    • 2011-02: BL Philately event under discussion (longer than expected to get to the next stage) ()
    • 2011-4: BL English and Drama department event is on 4 June with the details TBA over the next few weeks (Fæ)
    • 2011-4: 24 June GLAMcamp London
  • Literature, Audio library, Philately, Newspaper archives, Maps...



    Kew Gardens London SW High Yes Probably Andrew Davidson
  • 2011-02: Approach under discussion, possible tie-in with other local organizations; 2011-05: Ambassador nominated for follow-up
  • Biology, Botany, Architecture



    V&A Museum London Definite Yes Yes Yes Probably Fae
  • Wikipedia Loves Art
    • Workshop to be arranged some point in the web weekend V&A event 15-17 July - Fae arranging with AC
  • Fashion



    Derby Museum and Art Gallery Derby Definite Yes Yes Yes Yes Victuallers Collections, Communities
  • Backstage Pass - 9th April 2011
  • Enlightenment, Art, Natural Sciences, Archaeology, Social History etc.



    National Railway Museum York Definite ? ? Yes Yes Victuallers, Tagishsimon Collections, Communities
  • 22 June - details under discussion; WMF GLAM Fellow User:Wittylama supporting event
  • Art, Trains etc


    Herbert Art Gallery and Museum Coventry Definite Most places Yes Yes Yes Victuallers
  • 2011-01-10- Backstage Pass


  • National Portrait Gallery London ? No Art
    Natural History Museum London Good ? Yes ? Art
    Museum of London London Good ? Yes ? Art, Slavery
    National Maritime Museum London Good ? Yes ? ? Web +? Ships, Military History, Astronomy, Art, Time
    English Heritage Across England Good/Fair ? Some Probably ? Archaeological Projects 2011-02: Initial meeting held with internal champion (HC) who is scheduled to meet Head of Volunteering[1] in April to propose a case for a Wikimedia collaboration event. Following up with supporting information for preparation. Archaeology
    Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology Oxford ? Yes ?
    National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh ? Yes ?
    Pitt Rivers Oxford ? ?
    Coventry Transport museum Coventry Yes Yes ? Possible Transport, Automobiles etc.
    Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford ? Yes ?
    Wellcome Foundation London ? Yes ? Open publishing 2011-3-23 initial contact and discussions, commitment to a (closed) workshop on 3 June. This will be composed of a variety of invited researchers interested in publishing materials in the open domain with the intended outcome of positive commitments to do so. Medical related resources


    The National Archives London, Kew Good Leutha



    Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology London Medium Yes Yes Yes Probably Fae
  • 2011-05 Informal discussions with staff, meeting with the Museum Manager to be arranged. They are currently using QR codes in creative ways.
  • Egyptology, Ancient history



    Notes

    1. See the June 2010 Conservation Bulletin pages 42-44 for the views of Head of Volunteering: http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/publications/conservation-bulletin-64/cb-64-full-version.doc archive version

    • The preferred Twitter hashtag for events on this page is #UKGLAM