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

Maker Faire Kansas City 2015 Highlight

Did you miss out on the fun of Maker Faire KC 2015? Or do you just plain ole miss it? (There’s about 284 days left until Maker Faire KC 2016; yes, we counted!) Relive the festivities with our highlight reel created by our 2015 Silversmith Sponsor Fuller Creative and let us know if you spottedContinue Reading

Wichita Mini Maker Faire

Experience the inaugural Wichita Mini Maker Faire this Saturday, July 18 at Exploration Place in partnership with MakeICT. What: Wichita Mini Maker Faire When: Saturday, July 18, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, Kan. 67203 Admission: Included in general museum admission, free for Exploration Place and MakeICT members.Continue Reading

2015 Maker of Merits

BAC Music (4) Album artwork (3) Bandit guns (3) GDD BOOMBOX (3) Studeo_b (3) Two Bit Circus – Dunk Tank Flambe (3) Creation Hardware (2) JE DUNN (2) Nerdbots (2) Red Star Studios (2) SEEMECNC (2) Woodworkers (2) Hang ups in kc Scarves by Hilda Bopbopkat Fast track Cat’s Purrdy’s Wheels of whimsy Robot Driver’sContinue Reading

Test Kitchen Food Demos!

Want to learn how to make Pies, BBQ Rubs and Pizzas? Join us in Science City Test Kitchen during Maker Faire and learn with the greatest! SATURDAY June 27 AND SUNDAY June 28 at 11AM – 12:30PM Cream some vanilla (or chocolate) pies, add your own fruits to customize to your tastes with Tippin’s. SATURDAYContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Lost & Found Design

What is the inspiration for the design of your jewelry and homegoods? My very first inspiration was a honeycomb pattern. I created some overly large jewelry from lasercut wood and I was so intrigued by the process. I was hooked. Now I have branched into home goods alongside my jewelry because I can work inContinue Reading