2013 Makers

2013 Faire in Review

The inaugural Chicago Southside Mini Maker Faire was held August 3, 2013 at Ford City Mall, 7601 S Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL  60652. The officially licensed and locally organized Faire showcased 15 Chicago area makers representing the diversity of people, thought, and making styles that makes Chicago an innovative city of doers.

About the Makers

Maker Short Description
Adler Planetarium Teen Led Portable Planetarium Experience
Todd Blatt 3D Printed Jewelry, Space Blasters & Caronite Tickle Me Elmo
Chicago Knights Robotics FIRST Robotics & Makey Makey demonstrations
Chicago Public Library – YOUmedia Make your own tee shirt stamps
Daley College, Manufacturing Technology Institute Table top CNC demonstrations
LevelUP Teen Makerspace Blended Maze Experience (mobile robots and quadcopters)
Museum of Science and Industry Mobile Fablab
Goode STEM Academy HS 3d Printing and LEGO robot demonstrations
Matteson Public Library Tabletop building challenges
Phoenix Military HS FIRST Robotics Team Button Making
John Moosemiller (Project LEAD) Raspberry Pi demonstrations
Matteson Public Library Young Makers How to draw manga
Beverly Simpson How to make jewelry
University of IL Science Bus Science demonstrations

The 2013 Chicago Southside Mini Maker Faire was organized by LevelUP Makerspace and the Chicago Museum of Science & Industry, and the University of Illinois Extension Office, Cook County.

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