Commons:WikiProject Arts

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Welcome to the

Commons WikiProject (Visual) Arts
"Turn Arts at Wikimedia Commons to a premier resource in the internet."

under construction

Everyone is invited to contribute!

WikiProject Arts Make the difference • Altdorfer 041 mod.jpg
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Mission, Core Values and VisionEdit

Our mission is to

  • improve visual art related topics at Wikimedia Commons (QC, missing media lists, category scheme, clean-up files, etc.)
  • provide a simple gallery and category architecture
  • propose, discuss, establish, execute and coordinate such activities
  • create such sub-projects and task forces and execute
  • develop and provide overviews and inventories
  • propose visual art media for Arts community promotion
  • prepare and execute an Outreach
  • establish a scheme for recruiting and execute
  • build a visual art community of Commons users

... to be cont'd



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Latest art filesEdit

"Fresh from the server" via



Currently, there is only one barnstar:(Pages that link to "File:Fine Arts Star.png")

The Barnstar of Fine Arts (ADuran)Edit

  The Barnstar of Fine Arts
Text (<Receiver> <reason>) Signature

Source code:

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|style="font-size: x-large; padding: 0; vertical-align: middle; height: 1.1em;" | '''The Barnstar of Fine Arts'''
|style="vertical-align: middle; border-top: 1px solid gray;" | Text (<Receiver> <reason>) --~~~~ 

Help and discussionsEdit

Deutsch: Hilfen und Diskussionen


New members badly needed! (»»»join)
  • --Mattes(founder) (talk) 13:14, 19 May 2009 (UTC) de en-4 — specialty: work of the old masters (Renaissance to Neoclassicism)
  • Marcus Cyron (talk) 09:21, 9 June 2009 (UTC) - Ancient Art and Archeology and sister sciences from Prehistory, Ancient Egypt, near and middle East, mediteran world to the Middle Ages
  • +sj + 15:06, 23 July 2009 (UTC) - contemporary art.
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Related projectsEdit

  Commons (en)
  WikiProject Museums
  Commons:GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums)
Commons:Photo scavenger hunts
  English language Wikisource edition
  Portal:Fine Arts