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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

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

Latest Sketchbook Celebrates the ‘Maker’ Spirit that Drives Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media,  discusses the joy of making something In a new Kauffman Foundation sketchbook video titled “Make It Happen,” Tim O’Reilly, Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media, recalls the launch of Make Magazine and Maker Faire, and says that hobbyists playing with new technologies have often led the wayContinue Reading

Pocket Factory visits Union Station!

Pocket Factory made a stop in Kansas City to spread the word of low-cost 3d printing! They are chronicaling what it’s like to design and sell products with these printers for one month while traveling across the country. The previous night, they stopped by Kansas City’s Hackerspace CCCKC to speak and demo. They havepictures posted from that visit. ifContinue Reading

2012 Call for Makers Now Open!

It’s hard to believe we are already here but the Maker Faire: Kansas City 2012Call for Makers is officially open, and you are invited to participate! Apply Here   Now is the time to reserve your booth at this year’s expanded Maker Faire: Kansas City, June 23-24, 2012 at Union Station. We want all types of MakersContinue Reading

Maker Faire KC taking part in KC GEW event!

        Maker Faire KC will have a table at the GEW kick off Event this coming Monday, November 14. from 4:30 – 6:30 at Union Station. Come and help KC see what being a Maker is all about! Bring your project or just come and hang out at our booth! The datesContinue Reading

UPDATE: FREE Arc Attack show November 18th!

On the same day that Arc Attack will be performing at Yardley Hall at JCCC they will be at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. Details are below. Seating is limited. WHEN — 1:15 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011 WHERE — at the auditorium of The Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, 4747 Flora Ave,Continue Reading

Arc Attack is back!

If you missed seeing them at Maker Faire, Arc Attack will be performing at (JCCC) Johnson County Community College, Friday, November 18 in Yardley Hall at 8:00 p.m.! For detailed informaiton and to buy tickets head to the event page.Continue Reading