ArcAttack Returns!

Can you imagine music made by lightning bolts? ArcAttack, a music group from Austin, Texas, has mastered the use of Tesla coils to produce energized sound. Since 2005, the group has used Tesla coil technology to produce music and has appeared on “America’s Got Talent” and Maker Faire stages across the country. The group usesContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Kenneth Sweeney

High school student Kenneth Sweeney will present at Maker Faire for the second year in a row. Sweeney has always had an interest in computers and web design, and when his computer operating system did not meet his needs, Sweeney created his own. MediaMajesty Creative Suite is a brand-new Linux operating system geared toward artists,Continue Reading

The EepyBird Coke Zero & Mentos Spectacular!

EepyBird is a group of self-described “mad scientists” that provide “entertainment for the curious mind.” EepyBird became an Internet sensation in 2006 when their video “Extreme Diet Coke & Mentos Experiments” went viral. More than 100 two-litter Diet Coke and 500 Mentos were used to create a choreographed video of Diet Coke geysers. The groupContinue 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

Call For Makers Extended to April 30th!

We have been overwhelmed with the response this year and have already surpassed the number of Makers from last year! We have decided to extend the deadline to April 30th to accomodate the number of inquiries from groups and individuals! So let’s blow this year out of the water and REALLY show folks what fabulousContinue Reading