Attention all tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers — in short, “Makers.” The call for entries is now open for this summer’s Maker Faire Detroit 2013 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn.
Did you miss it the first time? Don’t fret. The popular Maker Faire Detroit will return to The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn from July 27-28, 2013.
Maker Faire Detroit offers everything from robots, flame shooters, animatronics, solar-powered mechanical sculptures, fashionable finds, to musical performances, fire arts and hands-on activities.
On Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, more than 400 makers will bring their MacGyver-style do-it-yourself wonders to the home of innovation, The Henry Ford, for Maker Faire Detroit 2012, the Midwest’s largest two-day festival dedicated to those that build, tinker and create.
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“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.
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On July 30 and 31, The Henry Ford in Dearborn will be the place to visit when Maker Faire Detroit returns to Museum for two days of unconventional imagination and stunning ingenuity.
The Dearborn stop of the 2010 Maker Faire tour was so successful that organizers are planning a second annual event this summer.