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Makers Wanted!

If you have a special talent that results in the creation of a product, whether you’re a woodworker, Lego builder, 3D printer, or an artist, the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMS) is calling upon you to be a part of the upcoming Mini Maker Faire.

The fair is designed to bring all sorts of passionate people together to show off their mad “making” skills. This is the second annual event in Buffalo, and features a variety of people and their work, in a setting that is conducive to both learning and having fun. Following are some examples of different fields that are welcome to participate:

  • Robotics; Lego, FIRST or other robotic clubs
  • 3D printing enthusiasts
  • Woodworkers
  • Mobile app designers
  • Food makers, growers & foragers
  • Drone enthusiasts and builders
  • Knitters, weavers & yarn bombers
  • Solar engineers
  • Artists & sculptors
  • Fashion designers
  • Musicians and performers
  • Costume makers and cosplayers
  • Art car designers and art bike builders
  • Musical instrument makers
  • Lego builders
  • Inventors and tinkerers

Buffalo Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, June 6, 2015. The event will be held at the Museum at 1020 Humboldt Parkway in Buffalo from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

*BMS is now accepting applications through April 17, 2015 for those interested in showcasing their work at the event.  To apply, visit There are is no minimum age restriction – young makers are encouraged to apply. See Facebook.

For more information, visit or contact Doug Borzynski at 716.896.5200 x341 or



Written by queenseyes


Newell Nussbaumer is 'queenseyes' - Eyes of the Queen City and Founder of Buffalo Rising. Co-founder Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. Co-founder Powder Keg Festival that built the world's largest ice maze (Guinness Book of World Records). Instigator behind Emerald Beach at the Erie Basin Marina. Co-created Flurrious! winter festival. Co-creator of Rusty Chain Beer. Instigator behind Saturday Artisan Market (SAM) at Canalside, Buffalo Porchfest, and Paint vs. Paint. Founder of The Peddler retro and vintage market on Elmwood. Instigator behind Liberty Hound @ Canalside. Throws The Witches Ball at Statler City, the Hertel Alley Street Art Festival, and The Flutterby Festival.

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