Maker Faire was AWESOME!!
Thanks to the organisers and everyone that came along on the day and took part, we had lots of fun.
We’ll be in the Northsiders’ Museum Thurs – Sat this week with an exciting series of events. If you are in the area call in drink some tea, tell us some stories and play!
First up on Thursday we have Andy Edgar of both A4 Sounds and Gamepak hosting a circuit-bending workshop. Come down at 3pm , bring electronic sound making device and Andy will take you through the simple steps to create your own circuit -bent toy! Following the workshop there will be a special performance from The Gamepak Collective.
On Friday we invite you to bring along your favourite records and their stories. Naive Ted will talk about his favourite tunes, ask you about yours and fill you with tea and cake! The afternoon will be followed by a special performance.
3-5pm Tea Party
6-8pm Naive Ted Performance
On Saturday come and play with our interactive wall. Create images and sound at the same time. Visitors will be invited to draw and colour on a wall of the museum and see how our music box created by Simon Kenny turns the marks made into sound. All ages welcome!
10am-6pm July 27th at Science Gallery and the TCD Physics Lawn and FREE!
“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, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, artists, science clubs, students, authors, and commercial exhibitors. They are of all ages and backgrounds. Maker Faire’s mission is to entertain, inform, connect and inspire these thousands of Makers and aspiring Makers.”
This is it on it’s first day out. We will be adding more to it over the next 2 months and slowly building our record collection!
More information about our exhibit over the next few weeks.
If you would like a copy of our Science Activity Book or Colour-in Terror Bird T-shirts please visit our shop!
Looking forward to next year!
Come along on Sat to The Northsiders’ Museum at 2pm and have a go!
Our Banana Piano will be there too…photos soon of it!!
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