New Orleans Mini Maker Faire

New Orleans Mini Maker Faire

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Mini Maker Faire
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The Lyons Center
624 Louisiana Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115

Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)


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New Orleans Mini Maker Faire

 

About New Orleans Mini Maker Faire:

The New Orleans Mini Maker Faire is fortunate to have the Bricolage Academy as its sponsor and non-profit beneficiary. Bricolage is a New Orleans public charter school whose mission is to advance educational equity and create innovators who change the world. Any proceeds from the New Orleans Mini Maker Faire will benefit Bricolage Academy’s operations during their initial growth stage. 

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.

The original Maker Faire event was heldin San Mateo, CA and in 2012 celebrated its seventh annual show with some 800 makers and 110,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagshipevent, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), and Tokyo are the home of “featured” Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including right here in New Orleans.

About MAKE Magazine:

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. Subscribe here.

Besides the magazine and the faire, MAKE 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 book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.
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