We at MAKE love The Tinkering Studio at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, so when we heard that its directors, Karen Wilkinson and Mike Petrich, were going to capture their community of artists and engineers (“Tinkerers”) into the pages of a book called The Art of Tinkering, we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it. And you know what? They have exceeded my very high hopes for what they’d create.Continue Reading
The season’s final Open Make @ the Hall ends on a tiny note. Bring your little things and get inspired by the big impact your mini-creations can have. The fun starts tomorrow, April 20, and runs from 10am-2pm.Continue Reading
We have another two wonderful Young Maker/Open Make events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, March 16. Just like last month, you’ll have to pick just one of these two happenings because they occur simultaneously on opposite ends of the Bay. Each offers a flurry of activity that starts at 10am and ends with an inspiring “meet-the-makers” panel discussion.
The events are at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose and Berkeley’s Lawrence Hall of Science. Each museum is also hosting a plussing session, where registered Young Makers can develop and finesse their projects for Maker Faire Bay Area.Continue Reading
It’s my pleasure to tell you about two fantastic Young Makers / Open Make events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area this Saturday, Feb. 16. But be ready for a twinge of disappointment: You’ll have to pick just one of these two wonderful ways to spend a Saturday, because they are happening at the same time! Each site is an action-packed flurry of activity that starts at 10am and ends with an inspiring “meet-the-makers” panel discussioContinue Reading
Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21 from 10am-2pm, we will enjoy the final Open MAKE at the Exploratorium before Maker Faire. In fact, it’ll be our last Open MAKE at the original site of the Exploratorium before the museum moves to the piers. (Sniff!) So you have many reasons to “dump” everything else you are doing and […]Continue Reading
Come one, come “awl” to the Exploratorium this weekend as the Tinkering Studio hosts the third of four Open MAKE Saturdays, this month on the theme of TOOLS. Explore your own creativity with makers from around the Bay Area, who will share their art, ingenuity, and techniques for making. The event runs from 10am to 2pm […]Continue Reading