Sunday, June 5, 1-4 p.m., George Latimer Central Library
Meet local makers in a showcase of Minnesota creativity! Artists, crafters, technologists, and tinkerers will be sharing their creations at this all-ages gathering. Expect hands-on activities, exciting demonstrations, music, and fun.
Apply to Participate
Do you make something? Bird houses? Robots? Cheese? Music? Then we want you at Maker Fest! It's is all about showing people what you do. We strongly encourage hands on activities and demonstrations, and we offer stipends to cover the cost of materials used during the event. There is no fee to participate. Applications due May 5. Click here to apply.
Here's what happened at last year's Maker Fest:
- Make your own custom pop-rivit cookie cuters with Science Museum of Minnesota
- Experiment with Lego Technic pieces with Peter Hoh
- Learn about image transfer techniques with HRJ Design
- Learn about how to make shoes (yes, shoes!) with Lanona Shoe Company
- Try out collagraph printing with Lori Anne Baumgartner
- Make a bird-shaped book with Minnesota Center for Book Arts
- Create your own toy top from recycled materials with ArtStart
- Make your own bird feeder and try out screenprinting with Elpis Enterprises
- Watch a painting demonstration showcasing brush techniques by Schuyler Huber