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Albuquerque Maker Faire on KRQE TV

Albuquerque Maker Faire on “Community Talk” on Clear Channel

Albuquerque Maker Faire on “The Morning Brew” (a second time!)

Albuquerque Maker Faire on “Community Talk” on 94 Rock

Albuquerque Maker Faire on “The Morning Brew with Larry Ahrens”

Albuquerque Maker Faire on KASA Channel 2

2014 Call for Volunteers Press Release

2014 Media Sponsorship Info

 

What’s Being Said About the Maker Movement:

“The Maker Movement is also touted as a boon to education because of the science, technology, engineering and math components necessary for many inventions.” -Entrepreneur Magazine

“…the gathering of folks from all walks of life who blend science, technology, craft and art to make things both goofy and grand.” -New York Times

“If you teach people to do things through science and technology, they do,” Savage said. “And kids find it most exciting of all.” -Adam Savage in an interview with PBS News Hour Extra

 

Some History:

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2013 celebrated its eighth annual show with some 900 makers and 120,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), Rome, and Tokyo are the home of “featured” 2013 Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including this very New Mexico-styled Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire.

 

ABOUT MAKE MAGAZINE:


MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.

BESIDES THE MAGAZINE AND THE FAIRE, MAKE IS:

  • a vital online stream of news and projects, blog.makezine.com;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions
  • a book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.

 

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