Maker Crew Workshops

Get ready for some hands-on action! Our Education team guides you through a step-by-step workshop where you will create various objects.

Event Date
Saturday, February 24, 2024
Event Date
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24
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Event Time
3:00 pm
5:30 pm
3:00 pm
5:30 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
8+
Admission
General Admission
Location

Chevron Maker Annex

Accessibility
See Accessibility
About the Event
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Activities, events and times subject to change.

Maker Crew Workshops

Saturdays at 3 pm

Hold onto your hats because Saturday is about to get a major upgrade! Join the thrill ride of a hands-on workshop led by our dynamic Maker Crew, where you'll dive headfirst into a world of innovation and creativity. Discover the secrets of operating cutting-edge equipment, master new skills, and unleash your imagination as you craft an array of exciting objects and toys. But the excitement doesn't stop there – take home your creations and let the fun continue long after the workshop ends!

February

Kinetic Toys (Automata): Create moving mechanical sculptures using our Glowforge laser cutter.  

Feb. 24, 2024

March

Jump Roping Robot: Unleash your inner engineer and embark on an electrifying adventure as you design and craft your very own jump-roping robot!

March 2, 2024

 

DIY Journals: Ignite your creativity and dive into an exhilarating journey as you design and forge your very own customized leather journal using the cutting-edge power of CorelDraw design software and the precision of the Glowforge laser cutter, turning your visions into tangible masterpieces that exude style and sophistication! 

March 23, 2024

Shadowboxes: Prepare for an electrifying adventure as you unleash your imagination to design and craft your personalized shadowbox masterpiece, harnessing the dynamic capabilities of CorelDraw software and the precision of the Glowforge laser cutter to bring your vision to life in stunning detail! 

March 30, 2024

 

April

Trippensee Planetarium: Embark on an exhilarating journey of cosmic discovery as you unravel the intricate dance between Earth, Moon, and Sun, delving deep into the mysteries of celestial mechanics! Then, harness your newfound knowledge to craft your very own desktop model of this dynamic system, a tangible testament to your cosmic exploration and scientific prowess! 

April 6, 2024

 

Desktop Lantern: Prepare for an electrifying experience as you unleash your creativity to craft a one-of-a-kind lantern, then dive into the thrilling world of coding with Arduino software to program LED light strips that will illuminate your creation, transforming it into a mesmerizing beacon of light that will dazzle the senses! 

April 13, 2024

DIY Planter: Get ready to ignite your Earth Day celebration with a thrilling adventure in craftsmanship! Join us as you craft your very own wooden planter, personalized and meticulously designed using the cutting-edge precision of the Glowforge laser cutter, infusing your green thumb with style and eco-conscious flair! 

April 20, 2024

Puzzle Boxes: Embark on a thrilling puzzle-solving journey as you unleash your creativity to design your very own puzzle box, harnessing the power of CorelDraw software and the precision of the Glowforge laser cutter to bring your mind-bending creation to life in stunning detail! 

April 27, 2024

May

Droid Factory: Get ready to blast off into a galaxy far, far away as you celebrate May the Fourth - Star Wars Day with an epic adventure in droid creation! Channel your inner Jedi master as you design and craft your very own custom droid using the cutting-edge capabilities of CorelDraw software and the precise precision of the Glowforge laser cutter, then bring it to life with the mesmerizing glow of LED lights, igniting the force within and making your Star Wars dreams a reality! 

May 4, 2024

 

Boardgame Jam: Prepare for an exhilarating gaming revolution as you embark on an epic journey to create your very own custom board games! Unleash your creativity and strategic prowess using the dynamic capabilities of CorelDraw software, then bring your vision to life with the precision of the Glowforge laser cutter, transforming ordinary play into an electrifying adventure that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

May 11, 2024

Handheld Mister: Prepare for a refreshing blast of excitement as you embark on an electrifying journey to create your very own handheld fan and mister using simple circuits! 

May 18, 2024
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Event Date
Saturday, February 24, 2024
Event Date
Sat
Feb
24
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Sat
May
18
2024
Event Time
3:00 pm
-
5:30 pm
3:00 pm
5:30 pm
Ages
8+
Admission
General Admission
Location

Chevron Maker Annex

Disability Accessibility
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