Find all your DIY electronics in the MakerShed. 3D Printing, Kits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Books & more!

This Thursday, March 15th, at the Museum of Vancouver in Vancouver, BC, Vancouver makers are getting together to throw a big bash to celebrate the opening of our Call for Makers, and help raise funds for this year’s event. The evening will feature interactive demonstrations, musical performances, arts, crafts, there will be a silent auction, giveaways, and more! You can purchase tickets in advance, but if you would like to help out the cause, we are currently accepting donations through Eventbrite.

Featuring: A Flying Octopus! Vancouver Experimental Theremin Orchestra, The Legion of Flying Monkeys, Got Craft?, the Bright Red Crayon, A Mighty Ugly Project, glass art by Raul Granucci, glass marbles by Heiki Kapp, Rachel Ashe’s Altered Books, and more!

Vancouver Experimental Theremin Orchestra will be performing at 8:30. Don't miss it!

The Legion of Flying Monkeys' Hand-Carved Horn Instruments

Musical Performance by a Flying Octopus at 7:30

$10-15 suggested admission. None turned away for lack of funds. Your donation supports the 2012 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire. Includes admission to MOV’s amazing special exhibitions: Art Dec Chic and Neon Vancouver | Ugly Vancouver!

Emily Smith

Emily Smith is a graphic designer, illustrator, and crafter based in Vancouver. She is an avid textile artist and community organizer with a focus on facilitating collaborative and creative workspaces, teaching workshops, and organizing crafty and creative events. She enjoys foraging for unlikely materials, increasing bicycle safety and visibility, and becoming more self-sufficient while lowering her carbon footprint. Follow her on her blog at or Twitter @emilysmith2000.


In the Maker Shed