Art Machines at High Museum
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Art Machines at High Museum

Join us for a tinkering workshop at first Friday at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA highlighting the intersection of art and science. We’ll construct vibrating, jumping and spinning bots out of everyday materials that create beautiful patterns as they move around the space. At the end of the night we’ll display the collaborative artwork made by the little scribbling machines.  

 

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Tinkerfest 2018
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Tinkerfest 2018

Join us for a pop-up stop motion animation workshop at Tinkerfest, a hands-on DIY celebration at Chabot Space and Science Center. We're excited to join many makers and tinkering from around the Bay Area at this inspiring event. 

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STEAMConf2018 Barcelona
Apr
18
to Apr 21

STEAMConf2018 Barcelona

We're partnering with Christa Flores to lead a intensive tinkering workshop with a group of art, science and technology educators. Ryan will also give a presentation on "Tinkering and “Unplanned Learning” in the Classroom" at the conference

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ASTC 2017 - Vending Machines, Tinkering Trucks, and Tweets
Oct
22
10:15 AM10:15

ASTC 2017 - Vending Machines, Tinkering Trucks, and Tweets

Description from the ASTC program website:

As making spaces pop-up in museums, new educational programs can result in entrepreneurial experiments, including tinkering trucks, vending machines, and websites. In this hand-on session, leaders from a variety of science centers big and small will share successes and failures for extending learning beyond the walls of the museum.

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Frugal Tinkering @ Fablearn 2017
Oct
21
4:15 PM16:15

Frugal Tinkering @ Fablearn 2017

Ryan will be collaborating with Angela Sofia Lombardo for a hands-on workshop at Fablearn 2017 where participants will work together to build dancing robots using servo motors, LEDs, recycled materials and a special ‘low floor’ set up for Arduino that allows to experiment, discover and create without struggling with breadboards. Participants will use a visual programming environment (ScratchX) to control the Arduino and to add some music to their creations. 

Check out a link to all the workshops here (we're "Workshop F") 

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Ecsite Makerspace 2017
Jun
15
to Jun 17

Ecsite Makerspace 2017

  • ALFÂNDEGA CONGRESS CENTRE (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The makerspace at the ECSITE (the European network of science centres and museums) conference offers chances to experiment with art, science and technology through drop-in hands-on activities and to hear from leaders in the making and tinkering movement in museums worldwide. 

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Feb
25
to Feb 26

Treasure Island Flea Market

  • Treasure Island Flea Market (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At the end of February we’re debuting the first iteration of ‘the idea store’ at the treasure island flea market.  Come check out ‘idea repair kits’, ‘good idea’ activity spaces, ‘shared idea’ displays  ‘bad ideas’ (now 50% off)!

February 25th and 26th, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA.

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Kit Lab Open House
Feb
4
2:00 PM14:00

Kit Lab Open House

We’re helping our friends at Kit Lab celebrate the opening of their new space in Temescal and bringing our tiny tortilla printing press for a fun afternoon of art making and conversations about kits that support making and tinkering.

Saturday February 4th from 2:00-11:00 at 5447 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609

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Feb
3
5:00 PM17:00

Oakland First Fridays

UPDATE: Oakand First Fridays is cancelled on Feb 3rd due to bad weather!

We’ll be at Oakland First Fridays making some tiny art with a tortilla press in the backyard of our tiny makerspace. Make a print, share a print and leave a print in this fun, collaborative activity.

Friday, February 3rd 5:00-9:30 at Telegraph Ave from W Grand to 27th St.

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