Scene from Maker Faire Detroit 2010, from RDECOM’s Flickr set

Dale Dougherty, General Manager of MAKE magazine, will be visiting Grand Rapids next Tuesday to meet with the region’s tech-design-arts community. He’ll be there to meet with local makers and to invite them participate in the Detroit Maker Faire 2011.

Here are the details:

When: Tuesday, April 26, a town hall meeting from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: GRid 70, 70 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapid, MI

What: Town Hall meeting in Grand Rapids, open to the public and free of charge. This is an opportunity to meet Dale and to discuss the maker movement and the upcoming Detroit Faire. Maker Faire Detroit 2011 will draw together inventors, craftspeople, artists, and musicians for two days at Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum.

We hope to see you there!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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