Meet the Maker: Funhouse57

Q: What is Funhouse57?   A: Funhouse57 is the name of my art making business. “Funhouse” because my art looks like it belongs in a carnival slideshow and “57” because I love 1957 Chevys.  Q: You’ve described your work as “pop culture infused with 1930’s style art and iconography.” Why 1930’s?   A: When IContinue Reading

Meet the Sponsor: Ultimaker

Last year, Ultimaker announced a HUGE donation to Science City’s Maker Studio – a year-round extension of Maker Faire Kansas City. Ultimaker donated 9 NEW 3D printers – their largest donation to date. We are honored to call them one of Maker Faire Kansas City’s Silversmith Sponsors for 2016. Ultimaker began with a thought: theyContinue Reading

Meet the Sponsor: JE Dunn Construction

Maker Faire Kansas City is extremely excited to welcome back J.E. Dunn Construction as our Silversmith Sponsor. Last year, you may remember their booth as an extremely, hands-on, fun and educational space. Their team worked with guests of all ages to help build and create their own tree houses. JE Dunn is dedicated to beingContinue Reading

The Call is Open!

  Maker Faire Kansas City 2016 Event Date: June 25-26, 2016 Location: UNION STATION KANSAS CITY    Application Schedule: Maker Faire Kansas City’s Call for Makers is OPEN!   Tips: As you prepare to apply for the Call for Makers, the team has compiled a short list of tips to help! Read EVERYTHING! We know it can be temptingContinue Reading

The Call Opens Next Week!

  Maker Faire Kansas City 2016 Event Date: June 25-26, 2016 Location: UNION STATION KANSAS CITY  Application Schedule: Maker Faire Kansas City’s Call for Makers opens Tuesday, February 16. Prepare yourself to apply by checking out our Application Preview and reviewing the Maker Manual. Be the first to find out when the application is available by signing up forContinue Reading

Second Saturday Conversation

KCR2 Builders Club will be the featured conversation at Linda Hall Library on Saturday, February 13, 11AM-12PM. Join the conversation and discover how their builds come to life! Cosplay is encouraged during the event. Don’t miss out! For more information about the event, please visit here.Continue Reading

Updates on Call for Makers

  Maker Faire Kansas City 2016 Event Date: June 25-26, 2016 Location: UNION STATION KANSAS CITY  Application Schedule: Maker Faire Kansas City’s Call for Makers opens Tuesday, February 16. Prepare yourself to apply by checking out our Application Preview and reviewing the Maker Manual. Be the first to find out when the application is available by signing up forContinue Reading

Job Opportunities!

  Help shape the future of the Maker Movement and Maker Faire in Kansas City!  Maker Faire Kansas City is hosted and produced by Union Station Kansas City, with the help of dedicated and wonderful volunteers from the Maker community. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of our family. We are dreamers and doers committedContinue Reading

Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire

KC Makers, This is your chance to be part of the fun! Local Barnes & Nobles will be hosting their own Mini Maker Faires all around Kansas and Missouri. Each Mini Maker Faire will include three sections – Meet the Maker, Make & Collaborate and Make Workspace. You can sign up for one or allContinue Reading

Maker Opportunities at Da Vinci: The Exhibit

Leonardo da Vinci was one of the original ‘Makers’ of our world. He theorized, he explored, he sketched, he MADE and prototyped ideas that even today we use. Maker Faire Kansas City’s home Union Station Kansas City will welcome Da Vinci: The Exhibition on Friday, October 23, 2015. The exhibit will feature more than 65Continue Reading