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About DENVER Mini Maker Faire:

The 3rd annual mini maker faire comes again to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.  Our theme this year is Building The Future and we are focusing on leading edge innovations and technologies. From wearable tech to interactive experiences, you’ll have a great hands-on experience in the STEAM world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Making!

Check out this highlight reel of the first Denver Mini Maker Faire, held at the National Western Complex.

The Denver Faire is co-created by makerspaces, community groups, local artists, scientists, youth and entrepreneurs convened by the nonprofit Colorado Maker Hub.

About Maker Faire:

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

Maker Faire Logo

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2015 celebrated its tenth annual show with some 1100+ makers and 145,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in four years to 600+ makers and 80,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta, Milwaukee, Orlando, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Silver Spring, Ottawa, Lisbon, Paris, Rome, Berlin, Newcastle, Hannover, Oslo, Trondheim, Seoul, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, and Shenzhen are the home of larger-scale, “featured” Maker Faires. In addition, over 120 community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in the Denver.

Maker Faire is supported by Make: magazine and Maker Media.

About Make: Magazine:

Make Magazine Cover

Make: is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects.
Make: unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages.
Make: celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will.

Besides the magazine and the faire, Make:
and Maker Media is:

  • a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions;
  • a publisher of best-in-category titles via Make: Books, including introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, 3D printing, Arduino and more.

Need to talk to someone further?  Please email us at:
info at denvermakerfaire dot com

 

PROMO MATERIALS!

coming soon!

6 responses to “About

  1. Hello! Have you identified a date and location for 2015? Thank you!

  2. What was the movie that was playing at the Denver Mini Maker Faire last weekend in the planetarium?

  3. How may people usually attend?

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