Category Archives: News

Maker Faire Keeps On Growing!

Maker Faire Kansas City is growing, growing, growing! But we aren’t the only ones. Maker Faire around the world has seen an impressive growth in 2014. Mini Faires are popping up around every corner and the number of Feature Faires are rising as well! We are dang proud to be in our Fifth Year withContinue Reading

Maker, A Documentary

“Maker” is a feature-length documentary on the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the U.S. From the producers of the internationally acclaimed “Design & Thinking,” “Maker” is a feature-length documentary that looks into the current Maker Movement in America – a new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together culture fueled byContinue Reading

Valentine’s Day Treat!

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. Give your special someone the gift of Making! Plan ahead and bring your loved one to Maker Faire KC, taking place here at Union Station June 27-28. It’s the fourth largest attended Faire in the United States and this year will be celebrating its fifth anniversary! GetContinue Reading

Maker Faire KC 2015 – Call for Makers is Open!

Maker Faire Kansas City is hitting a milestone this year! It has been FIVE years since the greatest show and tell on earth started in KC. Its been 5 years of amazing projects, awesome Makers and enthusiastic crowds. We’ve grown a lot, but there’s still room for more! Maker Faire Kansas City is in the TopContinue Reading

Missing Maker Faire?

Are you feeling a little Maker Faire deprived? WELL.. We are. So we put together a list of Midwest Mini- Maker Faires you can attend from Nebraska to Illinois right next door in Kansas! There’s plenty of things to keep you busy busy these next three months until we’re ready for Maker Faire Kansas CityContinue Reading


Do you have any plans tomorrow, Saturday, August 9th? Well if you don’t you should definitely check out the ConfabuLarryum! WHAT is it?  Its a fun community festival of creativity located in to Lawrence, Kansas! Go and enjoy FREE workshops, presentations, and activities. Science City’s Maker Studio will be there ALL DAY doing Maker Activities, playingContinue Reading

Why I Volunteer for Maker Faire Kansas City

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Without the help of our volunteers, we would not be able to give you the best possible Maker Faire we can. So we’ve reached out to our volunteers and have asked them — Why?  Our first in this series is from one of our superstar volunteers, Todd.Continue Reading

Big Kansas City Returns

MAKERS —  Big Kansas City returns for its second annual conference, and it needs you!   What is Big Kansas City? It’s an annual conference of “Founders, designers, developers, investors and the like Converging on the Midwest for two and a half days Sharing ideas, co-creating experiences, and inspiring altered landscape” hosted by Silicon PrairieContinue Reading

Makers Highlighted

We know we’ve been a little quiet on the blog post after Maker Faire ended, but no worries! We are back up and running. We were just trying to catch up on all the awesome media (social and printed) about the Faire. If you’re interested, all social media news clips and blogs that are postedContinue Reading

A Very Special Thank You!

Maker Faire Kansas City would not be what it is every year without the help of our sponsors. We are so very grateful for your help and your involvement in this event. Without it, we can honestly say we would not be able to provide everyone with such a wonderful learning and Making environment.  Continue Reading