“The maker movement encourages our residents and youth to develop their creative, entrepreneurial and workforce talents, creating primary jobs for the local economy. We are proud to recognize this community for its contributions to Colorado.” Governor Hickenlooper.
Join us for maker week activities all week long! Check Activities here for a list of manufacturing tours, maker faires, and programs in libraries and schools. Find one closest to you and come make with us! Thanks to Google for sponsoring Colorado Maker Week. Join in their tour of Google Boulder!
The term ‘making’ used to be associated primarily with crafts and artisans, but now it also encompasses leading-edge desktop fabrication technology, ground-breaking science, electronics and robotics. Colorado Maker Week will bring together makers from all walks of life to share ideas, inventions and inspiration.
Maker Week events include:
There is a full list of activities under Maker Week Activities tab. Check them out and go make!
“The NoCo Mini Maker Faire and Maker Week activities are exciting and fun opportunities for creators of all ages to be inspired by hands-on making from technology to crafts. Every year we see collaborations spring up, kids engaging in ambitious projects, job offers made and creativity sparked for new products and projects. The maker movement is a catalyst for innovations in everything from education to entrepreneurship.” Elise VanDyne, Maker Faire-y and Founder, Colorado Maker Hub.
2015 Governor’s proclamation