The New Orleans Mini Maker Faire encourages all ages, skill levels and interests to “make, create, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology.” The family-friendly event is a celebration of the Maker movement around the world.
Mini Maker Faire aims to entertain, inform, connect and grow the maker community. The third annual event will take place on Saturday, April 9 at the Bricolage Academy Campus.
Makers, crafters, artists and performers are invited to apply to the second annual New Orleans Mini Maker Faire. The deadline for exhibitors has been extended to March 6.
“We are looking for a wide variety of Makers. Inventors, artists, scientists, crafters, anyone who’s willing to share their innovative spirit with the community,” says New Orleans Mini Maker Faire Co-Producer, Cameron MacPhee.
The types of projects organizers are currently looking for include:
- Student projects
- Homegrown Drones
- Electronics, Arduino projects, Raspberry Pi, Galileo, BeagleBone, etc.
- Space projects
- Food makers (not concessionaires), homesteaders, urban farming, etc.
- Kit makers
- Interactive art projects
- 3D Printers and CNC Mills
- Textile Arts and Crafts
- E-Textiles, wearables, etc.
- Home Energy Monitoring
- Rockets and RC Toys
- Sustainability & Green Tech
- Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
- Electric Vehicles
- Science, Biology/Biotech, and Chemistry projects
- Puppets, Kites, and Other Whimsical Creations
- Large scale Art
- Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
- Music Performances and Participation
- Unusual Tools or Machines
- How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)