Art Information Commons

Updates & Activities

Wikidata Authority Project

April 2020 - Ongoing
A project working to ensure the digital visibility of underrepresented artists in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection in external resources such as Wikidata.

Request for Information

August 2020 - October 2020
A request developed for vendors working in cultural heritage and linked data to help with our technical process and developing prototypes.

Coffee with the Commons

June 2019 - Ongoing
A regular open forum to inform and engage museum staff

Environmental Scan

May 2019 - Ongoing
Documentation of tools, projects, and strategies in the field

Task Analysis

March 2019 - Ongoing
Internal art information-related workflow and processes analysis


February - July 2019
Introductory discussions held with internal stakeholders

Please visit our Resources page for additional documentation and materials.

The Art Information Commons at the Philadelphia Museum of Art has been made possible by the Mellon Foundation.