Maker Faire is an annual festival to make, create, learn, invent, craft, hack, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired. Maker Faires are multi-generational gatherings sweeping across the country and around the world. And now coming to Denver!
Denver Mini Maker Faire will launch here in Colorado, May 3rd & 4th, 2014, at the National Western Complex. Join us and an expected 10-15,000 attendees and Makers and prepare to be amazed, engaged and inspired by Colorado’s creativity.
While the Call for Makers is closed, we often get last minute cancellations. If you want to be notified if a space opens up, please let us know here.
The Denver Mini Maker Faire is not just an annual event. It is a community of innovators, entrepreneurs, artists, creative builders, ingenious DIY hobbyists, scientists, tech-tinkerers, engineers, manufacturers, and producers. We are professionals, families, kids and kids-at-heart and we are engaged in building innovation in business, arts, education and fun projects all year ’round.
V3 Media Marketing
In a beautiful marriage of physical craftsman ship and digital distribution, the Colorado Maker Hub and V3 Media Marketing have teamed up to provide digital video production and distribution to promote the First Annual Denver Mini Maker Faire. The V3 team will be at the event onMay 3rd and 4th, interviewing makers, attendees, and sponsors to assemble a recap video of the entire event. “We’re very thankful to have V3 Media Marketing helping us out and creating a buzz for this event. They specialize in video for the Colorado manufacturing industry, so it’s really a perfect relationship,” said Elizabeth Van Dyne, Executive Director for the Colorado Maker Hub and producer for the Denver and NoCo Mini Maker Faires. “This collaboration will go a long way toward making our Denver Maker Faire a success.” The quality video produced by V3 will serve to spread the message and encourage excitement in the community for this new event, billed as ‘The Greatest Show (and Tell) On Earth.’ Continue reading
Take a peek and see who is coming to the Denver Mini Maker Faire this May 3rd & 4th!
Our Teams have been announced! Get ready for some awesome fun, watching these guys duke it out at the 2014 Denver Mini Maker Faire!
Introducing the Teams….
Click here to see more about the 2014 The Sculpture Games & Artists!
As the 2014 Makers Faire fast approaches, we are working hard to organize our
resources to make this the best event possible. Many hands are needed, and at this
point we are in particular need of volunteers for the event.
YOU CAN HELP! Do you have family members, co-workers or friends who would support your participation by being a volunteer? Please ask them to check out the event and register here:
Volunteer opportunities include:
• Set-up and Tear-down Team
• Box Office Support
• Maker Support
• Ambassadors & Security
Volunteers will work in four or eight hour shifts; some enthusiastic fans volunteerfor the entire event! In return, they receive:
- free t-shirts – free parking
- free food – free entry and comp tickets
And they get to share in the excitement of the very first Maker Faire in Denver!
And if you know of an organization that might be interested in providing a group of volunteers, have them contact us about potential in-kind benefits of a free both or sponsorship.
Thank you! Click here to Volunteer!
Re-create this gift shop novelty food by making a freeze-dryer from parts already lying around your workshop.
“Astronaut ice cream” is one of those museum gift shop novelties that sticks in one’s childhood memory, just as the ice cream itself sticks to one’s teeth. This treat has an unusually brittle, crunchy quality, but quickly melts in the mouth into a sweet, sticky variation of the real thing. Despite its name, astronaut ice cream was never eaten by astronauts in the form currently sold in gift shops. The brittle, crumbly nature of the food would be hazardous in zero-gravity because the loose crumbs could be inhaled as they floated around the spacecraft. Apollo 7 astronauts did have a ground-up, compacted version of freeze-dried ice cream, gelatin-coated to contain the crumbs, but many subsequent missions have instead included traditional, frozen ice cream for the crew. Continue reading
Come see what she has in store for you this May 3rd & 4th at the Denver Mini Maker Faire!
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Choose a favorite book and make aLEGO® design based on a scene, character or even the cover of the book!
Drop Off Your LEGO® Design: April 1 through April 7
Branch Winners Announced: April 12
Final Contest for Branch Winners: April 19
Drop by any of these participating library locations and pick up an entry form:
For more information, check out the Denver Public Library website!