Maker Faire Detroit: Calling All Makers!


Maker Faire Detroit’s Call For Makers is live!

We are now accepting entries for the 1st Annual Maker Faire Detroit, July 31 and August 1, 2010 at The Henry Ford. This year’s focus is on Young Makers, and we are excited to be engaging Makers of all ages around innovation, inspiration and education. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Key Points:

  • Entry Open Date: March 18, 2010. Please enter early so we can reserve space for your exhibit.
  • Entry Close Date: May 31, 2010. Space is limited, please submit your entry by the due date!
  • Notification of Acceptance: June 1, 2010.
  • Maker Faire Detroit: July 31 – August 1, 2010 (Hours: Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ; Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Organized by the staff of Make magazine, and, Maker Faire is a newfangled fair that brings together science, art, craft and engineering plus music in a fun, energized, and exciting public forum. The aim is to inspire people of all ages to roll up their sleeves and become makers. This family-friendly event showcases the amazing work of all kinds of makers – anyone who is embracing the DIY spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

We encourage you to join the fun and enter a project to exhibit.


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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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