Category Archives: News

Maker Faire Kansas City Parking

With four days to go, we just want to send a little reminder to everyone about parking.   Maker Faire Parking at Union Station:  West Yards Parking Garage at Union Station Kansas City – $5  Triangle Parking Lot off Pershing Road at Union Station Kansas City – $10 Strollers are welcome at Maker Faire KansasContinue Reading

Meet the Maker: Modio

Do you have an iPad? Because you sure are going to want one after you see this! Modio is a new app for iPad that lets YOU build and modify incredible creatures and characters then easily print from for play using a desktop 3D Printer! Modio wants you to unleash your creativity with this newContinue Reading

National Day of Making is Here!

Today is the National Day of Making! The Maker Studio at Science City is having an open house from now until 3PM. The activities include: 11:00 JETPACKS 12:00 MAKE A LIGHTENING BUG 1:00 MAKE A BOAT 2:00 MAKE A CATAPULTContinue Reading

***National Day of Making***

In honor of National Day of Making, Wednesday June 18th, the Maker Studio at Science City will be having an Open House from 11AM – 3PM. Experience Making first-hand with these special activities: JetPacks Lightening Bugs Boats CatapultsContinue Reading

Meet the Speaker: Dale Dougherty

Maker Faire: Kansas City is extremely excited to announce that Dale Dougherty, CEO of Maker Media, Inc. will be joining us this year as one of our keynote speakers! Dougherty helped launch our very first Maker Faire: Kansas City and we are so happy to welcome him back this summer. As President, Founder, and CEOContinue Reading

Meet the Maker(s): Robotics at Maker Faire

We have some amazing Robotics coming to Maker Faire and we couldn’t decide which ones to pick out to introduce to you, so we decided we would share them all with you!   Andrew Alter is a roboticist and lead engineer at Trossen Robotics, Mech Warfare Founder, and advocate of Open Source Robotics. One ofContinue Reading

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