Call For Makers is OPEN – World Maker Faire New York 2011



Maker In Chief Sherry Huss writes:

Dear World Maker Faire New York Makers and Friends,

Planning for the 2nd Annual World Maker Faire New York (September 17th and 18th, 2011 at New York Hall of Science) has begun and we are excited to be bringing Maker Faire back to New York in 2011 with the support of our partners from New York Hall of Science.

We are pleased to announce that our ” Call for Makers” is now open for World Maker Faire.


The application process is easy, and if you are interested, we encourage you to apply today. Our deadline for World Maker Faire New York maker applications is August 8th, 2011.

And, if you have participated as part of Bust Craftacular in the past, or are a crafter and are interested in selling your handmade pieces, please stay tuned for more details in the upcoming weeks.

HOW YOU CAN HELP! Recruit Makers, Spread the Word, Get Involved.

We look forward to receiving your application and encourage you to spread the word to other Makers in your community. We are looking for Makers, especially those with projects in:

  • Robotics
  • Music Performance and Participation
  • 3D Printers and CNC Mill
  • Textile Arts and Crafts
  • Home Energy Monitoring
  • Rockets and RC Toys
  • Sustainability
  • Green Tech
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Electronics
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Food and Beverage Makers
  • Robotics
  • Puppets
  • Kites
  • Bicycles
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Student Projects
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)

And more……

In addition to looking for Makers, we are also putting a “Call” out to those interested in volunteering, getting involved in educational efforts and outreach.

For those interested in volunteering, email us:

If education is an interest of yours, and you would like to help us in this area, email us at:

Thanks in advance for your help in spreading the word! Above photo by Garrett Mace.

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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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