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

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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ASTC 2017 - Vending Machines, Tinkering Trucks, and Tweets
Oct
22
10:15am10:15am

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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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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
5:00pm 5:00pm

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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