Conferences & Faires

Check out what’s happening with Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire

The MAKESHOP’s friends over at Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire have been busy! The Faire just announced the Round I Accepted Makers for this year’s Faire (including familiar faces from the MAKESHOP Microgrants!). The Call for Makers is still open until August 15th. And today, they posted all the sponsorship info to get involved in helping to “make” this year’s mini maker faire. Visit the web
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Join us and professionals from museums across the country to learn about the design, development and practice of MAKESHOP™ at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Discuss practical ways to integrate authentic and supportive making experiences for children and families into your museum. Meet and mingle with our city’s dynamic maker community, and experience Pittsburgh’s annual Mini Maker Faire! We wi
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Community Highlight: Planet Parade

What is it like to be Jupiter or Mars? What is it like to be a planet that only has a number for a name? Only your vision creates the cosmos as you design your own Extrasolar planet. Join Assemble to make a Planet Parade so that together we re-imagine the stars! We will learn about both living and nonliving systems, as we make, break, and remake our worlds. Using DIY electronics, e-textiles, recycled materials, wonde
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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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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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ACM InterActivity 2013

Every year, there is a conference for the Association of Children’s Museums.  The location of these conferences is different each year and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh has the privilege to host the 2013 conference! We promoted our conference at the 2012 conference by creating a short promotional video.  One of our Teaching Artists, Christina Zaris, is a talented stop-motion animation artist.  She c
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