Maker Faire, hailed as the "Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth," is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness—and a celebration of the maker movement: people not just hungry to talk about the next big thing, but to make it!
Now in its fifth year, Seattle Mini Maker Faire offers tech enthusiasts, crafters, homesteaders, scientists, garage tinkerers, and commercial makers of all ages and backgrounds a platform to share their passion projects with the public—anyone who embraces the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit.
Over the course of the weekend, guests are invited to get their hands dirty and try out the latest inventions, activities, and talks that blend art, engineering, science, and technology from more than 100 makers. It’s a vibrant gathering of innovative minds, and the perfect opportunity to learn as well as share!
We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things, including, but not limited to:
Conductive materials projects
Interactive art projects
3D printers and CNC mills
Textile arts and crafts
Home energy monitoring
Rockets and remote controlled toys
Sustainability, green tech
Crafters, puppets, kites, bicycles
Radios, vintage computers and game systems
Electronics, electric vehicles
Biology/biotech and chemistry projects
Shelter (tents, domes, etc.)
Music performances and participation
Unusual tools or machines
Demonstrations on how to fix things or take them apart (vacuums, clocks, washing machines, etc.)
Application deadline June 20, 2016