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Maker Faire Schedule and Program is HERE!!

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Two local radio stations feature interviews about Maker Faire

Jenna Tomlin is a Kansas City-based artist, jeweler and steampunk visionary. Tomlin recently gave an interview about the project she’ll bring to this year’s Maker Faire. Listen to this one minute interview, which was broadcast on Mix 93.3. Read more about Jenna and Airship Noir at her blog or visit her website to see her creations.Continue Reading

Special Thanks To Our 2013 Sponsor: ShopBot

We want to extend our gratitude to the sponsors that are making this year’s Maker Faire KC possible! ShopBot: This company was founded by a maker himself in Durham, North Carolina. Ted Hall, a professor of neuroscience at Duke University, set out to create an affordable computerized cutting tool. 17 years later, Shopbot’s digital fabrication toolsContinue Reading

Special Thanks To Our 2013 Sponsor: Autodesk

We want to extend our gratitude to the sponsors that are making this year’s Maker Faire KC possible! Autodesk: This American multinational software corporation focuses on 3D design software for use in architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries. Founded by John Walker in 1982, Autodesk has established themselves as a leader in their fieldContinue Reading

CALL FOR MAKERS OPEN!

We are so happy to announce that the 2013 Call for Makers is officially open! Do you have a work-in-progress or finished project you would love to share and inspire others with? Find out more about what we are looking for and signup today! It is easier than you think, don’t miss having a freeContinue Reading

2013 Season is On!

Thanks for dealing with the migration of our new website for 2013, we are working hard to bring you the best event yet! The Call for Makers will open this month and we will begin to announce some exciting developments! Stay Tuned!Continue Reading

2012 Program Now Available

You can find a list of speakers, events, presentations, featured attractions, and music schedule in the 2012 Maker Faire Kansas City Program Guide (PDF) below. Check our blog, Facebook, and Twitter accounts for the latest! 2012 Program Guide (updated 6/16/2012)Continue Reading

UPDATE: Volunteers Needed for Maker Faire: Kansas City!

Maker Faire, June 23-24, 2012 at Union Station, is seeking the help of volunteers to work throughout the weekend to assist visitors and Makers. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend this weekend-long festival of invention and creativity! We are offering a Maker Faire: Kansas City t-shirt, free admission, food voucher, and parking passContinue Reading

Dynamic Duo coming to Kansas City!

Joey Hudy Joey Hudy started his journey with a simple and fun project, a marshmellow cannon, and made it extreme! He has traveled around the country going to Maker Faire, started a Young Makers club in his school, and even met the president, who also shot his Extreme Marshmellow Cannon! But he didn’t let that one projectContinue Reading

LEARN TO SOLDER!

We will be selling these Learn to Solder badges this year at our Maker Store in Sprint Festival Plaza. Then proceed to the Learn to Solder area being run by CCCKC Hackerspace or in our Young Makers area in Science City! Come and see what this gateway project can do for you or your young one! GetContinue Reading