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Video Call for Makers

The Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire just posted a Video Call for Makers! There’s only 1 week left to apply for Round I to be one of the featured makers at this year’s Faire. Check out the video and don’t miss your chance to be a maker-star at this year’s 2nd annual Faire! Learn more at www.pghmakerfaire.com.
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Pittsburgh is Art…

The Museum visited the Three Rivers Arts Festival over the past two weekends. Our tent featured versions of activities that happen in the Makeshop and Studio, so we had a lot of fun letting visitors get a taste of what goes on in the Museum. We let visitors play with our ShopBots and experience some hands on woodworking processes. It’s always fun to see so many artists in one place. -Kevin
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Join Assemble for M3!

Our friends at Assemble are hosting a series of awesome workshops for children. Materials, Media and Me (M3) is a series of Saturday afternoon workshops for children ages 8-10. Each week, a different artist or technologist will introduce a material, show students how they use the material, and lead them through a project. M3 classes will highlight Metal, Paper, Fabric, Found Materials, Electronics and Paint. Students
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Call for Makers

The Call for Makers for Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire is now open! They’re hunting the region’s most brilliant makers of all ages. Click here to learn more and apply!
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Three Days in the MAKESHOP

What can you do with a ton of newspaper? We weren’t entirely sure. Someone suggested we do “rolled newspaper projects.” That quickly blossomed into a ” giant newspaper sculpture!” So over the span of a week, we let visitors add to our collaborative sculpture. This was a really fun activity to do. What was even more fun was filming the whole process. We set up a camera and had it take pic
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Our field trip to Assemble

We had such a great time that we are sharing more photos from our field trip to Assemble.  Check them out by visiting their website or stay tuned for our next collaboration with them!
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