Paul Spooner exhibition at Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

Craft & Design

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Cabaret Mechanical Theatre has opened a new virtual exhibition of Paul Spooner’s work in celebration of his 60th birthday. Spooner is an incredibly talented kinetic sculptor – he sells through Cabaret Mechanical and does custom commissions through Fourteen Balls Toys (with Matt and Sarah Smith). Chicago Museum of Science and Industry has a real life exhibition of his work through March 2.

Maker Shed carries Cabaret Mechanical’s Designing Automata Kit (backordered, but we hope to have more soon!). We also have their informative and entertaining book, Cabaret Mechanical Movement.


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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