iMake: Maker Fest

Saturday, March 28: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday Activity Flyer - PDF
Sunday, March 29, 2015: Noon - 5 pm
Sunday Activity Flyer - PDF

Join us for this fantastic festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and celebrate the Maker Movement.

Here are just a few of the experiences planned:

Local Makers: Check out the inventive, creative and resourceful Makers in the Inventor Studio.

Spin Art: Create artistic patterns with simple circuits.

Cardboard Constructions: Design and craft your very own cardboard creation.

Bling it!: Design wearable art.

Just for Educators: Stop by our Teacher’s Lounge on Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm.

3D Printers: Hot-glue guns on steroids.

Electronics Dissection: You never know what you will find inside broken electronics.

Kinetic Light Sculptures: Explore light, shadow, and motion using simple materials and light sources.

Chain Reactions: Construct a Rube Goldberg inspired contraption from everyday materials and found objects with other museum guests.

Operation Catapult: Build a catapult at home or at the museum and join us in the Atrium Saturday at 1:30 for a group launch. For more information download the PDF.

Stellar Creations: Come make your own constellations with Noble Planetarium staff

Extend your iMake experience - Come to a Star Party!
Join the Noble Planetarium staff and members of the Fort Worth Astronomical Society for our free monthly Star Party. You’ll find plenty of telescopes for viewing and even more astronomy buffs to help you navigate your way through the skies. The party begins at dusk in the Museum’s South Parking lot, weather permitting, and lasts until approximately 10:30 p.m.

All activities are included with exhibit admission.
Please note: Activities are offered on a rotating basis. Check back after March 20 for a daily schedule.


Program support provided by



Volunteer support provided by

Mouser Electronics, Local Makers, Education Service Center Region 11, IBM, The Maker Spot at North Richland Hills Library, Plano Public Library System, PolyPrinter, RadioShack, River Trails Quilting Club (HEB ISD), Society of Women Engineers, Sodexo, Tarleton State University and Trinity Valley School

Fun Fact
When established in 1941, the Museum was the first children's museum in Texas and one of the first children's museums in the nation.

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