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Hello and thanks for stopping by the Museums Project, which was launched in mid-March, 2008. We've had to archive some of the initial discussion due to talk page length, but a complete index of all archived topics is available. In the mean time, the following topics may help you:

  • Assessment, the assessment guidelines for the project. Please feel free to propose changes if you think they're required
  • Requested Articles, if you feel like working on a new article
  • Expansion Needed, these stubs have been created, but require expansion
  • To Do, the project's to-do list, that includes everything except article creation and expansion requests

Please always feel free to start a new topic and don't worry if it may have been discussed before. New discussion is a good thing.

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Assessment examples

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Thanks. -- Headbomb {? – WP Physics} 09:26, 15 March, 2009 (UTC)

This article, The Outsiders House Museum, is about a house in Tulsa, but it is written by a user who is very likely an undisclosed paid editor. As such, it may need cleanup in order to be eligible for inclusion on Wikipedia.

The big red notice has remained at the top of that article for over two years, yet the underlying issues have not been addressed. Maybe it's time to start cleaning it up? HighwayTyper (talk) 02:52, 31 December 2019 (UTC)

Cleveland Museum of Art: Open Access Anniversary + Editing Campaign

January 23rd was the one-year anniversary of the Cleveland Museum of Art's Open Access initiative, and they put up a nice blog post of the outcomes and collaborations that have resulted from it (including impacts on Wikimedia projects).

To recognize this anniversary, WikiProject Cleveland Museum of Art is hosting a Open Access Anniversary Editing Campaign through February 9; anyone who creates an article or expands two articles by 100+ words each will receive a postcard from the CMA. Cheers, ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 07:50, 29 January 2020 (UTC)

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.



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