Makey Take-Over

If you have been following us on Facebook and Twitter, you may have seen our little red robot Makey and his fearless leader, the Maker Faire Action Figure.  They’re determined to take over Union Station after being inspired by the On Track magazine. His first take-over site? Pierponts! Can you guess where he’ll be next?Continue Reading

Meet the Maker: Michael Curry

Kansas City native Michael Curry is making a name for himself in the 3-D printing world. Now dubbed a “3-D Printing Evangelist,” a Google tech term, Curry has become the first person in the United States to create a fully printed electric vehicle! Curry was featured in a KSHB article here, but he also documentedContinue Reading

Maker Acceptances

All Maker acceptances have been sent out for Maker Faire Kansas City. If you have not received any information from us, please check your spam inbox.  If you did not receive an e-mail at all, please contact us.Continue Reading

Maker Faire Take Over!

Maker Faire has been featured in On Track Magazine! Check out the magazine and articles here: Continue Reading

Meet the Speaker: Fon Davis

    What does Star Wars Episode I, II, III, IV, V, and VI have in common besides the name (and the fan base)? The answer: a man named Fon Davis. Fon Davis is the man behind the visual effects. Davis is a model maker and set constructor that has created some of those mostContinue Reading

Meet the Speaker: Joey Hudy

Not very many teenagers can say they influenced a president, but Joey Hudy can. In 2012, at the White House Science Fair, Hudy wowed President Barack Obama with his marshmallow cannon and his motto “don’t be bored, make something.” Now, two years later, at 16-years-old Hudy is the youngest intern at Intel’s New Devices GroupContinue Reading

Meet the Speaker: Ted Brull

At a whoppin’ 12-years-old, Ted Brull, creator of TedClocks, can brag that he is one of the youngest, if not the youngest, entrepreneur at Maker Faire Kansas City this year! TedClocks is a business created and run by Brull. He creates unique, one-of-a-kind clocks made of repurposed computer parts and any other cool parts heContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Mighty Green Solutions

We’ve all seen and admitted to being the person on the e-card where a person is willing to strain their arms and their backs over 20 bags of groceries than to make multiple trips back and forth. For those who have admitted to the struggle, Mighty Green Solutions is bringing their personal solution to theContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Ben Kober

At his return to Maker Faire: Kansas City, Ben Kober wants to top your world – your throwing top world that is. Kober is the creator of MicroTops, a local company specializing in handmade throwing tops and finger tops.  These customized tiny toys are created with a metal lathe.   Unsure what they are? Check outContinue Reading

Meet the Speaker: IBOT

Who doesn’t dream of having the best superhero costume? Iron Brothers of Topeka (IBOT) began between two brothers and their idea for a Halloween costume in 2006. Now almost eight years later, IBOT’s cosplay has become a sought after attraction at local and nation events. IBOT will be speaking about the danger and safety precautionsContinue Reading