Thursday, August 18, 2011

Open Call For D.Y.I. Tech Projects For The Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire

On one level, I'm a little bummed about this--cause, our D.Y.I. scene here is so awesome and I wish/think we could support a bigger event here.

On the other hand, let's work with what we got and start small and great.

Sunday, October 23, The Pittsburgh Children's Museum will host the First Pittsburgh Maker Faire!

Organized by the staff of MAKE magazine, and, Maker Faire is a newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft and engineering plus music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers – anyone who is embracing the DIY spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

We encourage you to join the fun and enter a project to exhibit.

■Student Projects
■Music Performance and Participation
■3D Printers and CNC Mill
■Textile Arts and Crafts
■Home Energy Monitoring
■Rockets and RC Toys
■Green Tech
■Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
■Electric Vehicles
■Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
■Food and Beverage Makers
■Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
■Unusual Tools or Machines

Entry deadline is Tuesday, September 20, at 5:00 pm

Check out all the details and submit here.

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