iMake: Maker Fest

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

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.

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,
The Maker Spot at North Richland Hills Library, Plano Public Library System, PolyPrinter,
Society of Women Engineers, Trinity Valley School

Fun Fact
A typical large format (aka IMAX) 45-minute film costs about 6 million dollars to make.

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