MEMBER MAKE NIGHT
Oct
5
5:30pm 5:30pm

MEMBER MAKE NIGHT

If you are an Explore More Member, age 8+ and you are interested in MAKING...this is your night! Each month, we'll offer a special members-only event just for you!

If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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World Space Day in Maker City
Oct
7
10:00am10:00am

World Space Day in Maker City

It's World Space Day and we have a special mission for our makers that day. More details coming soon!

If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Oct
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Oct
17
2:00pm 2:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Oct
24
2:00pm 2:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Aug
29
3:30pm 3:30pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk.  Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Aug
25
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
24
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Aug
23
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
22
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
17
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
16
10:00am10:00am

MAKER WORKSHOP - EXPLORE CALDER!

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Alexander Calder was an American artist known as the originator of the mobile. Join Explore More Exhibit Designer and Artist, Marcia Zook as she teaches us how to use Maker City tools and materials to build a Calder-style mobile. Experiment with principles of art and design while engineering a work of art!

Advance Registration and workshop materials fee. Members: $12: Visitors $18

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Open Make
Aug
15
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
14
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
11
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Aug
10
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
8
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
4
12:00pm12:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker Citysession. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Aug
3
1:00pm 1:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Boot Camp: Woodworking
Aug
2
1:00pm 1:00pm

Boot Camp: Woodworking

Learn how to create your own unique projects with wood while safely using a variety of important tools of the trade. You must be 8 years of age or older to take this workshop. Free with your paid admission or membership.

Pre-requisite: Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. If you have not previously completed, we will contact you with more information.

Intro to Woodworking sessions are sponsored by Massanutten Technical Center!

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Open Make
Jul
31
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
27
1:00pm 1:00pm

Boot Camp: Sewing and Fiber Arts

Learn how to create your own unique fiber arts projects while safely using a variety of important tools of the trade. You must be 8 years of age or older to take this workshop. Free with your paid admission or membership.

Pre-requisite: Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. If you have not previously completed, we will contact you with more information. 

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Jul
27
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
26
1:00pm 1:00pm

Boot Camp: Vinyl Cutting and Sticker Making

Learn the basics necessary to start creating your own vinyl designs and stickers on the Maker City Vinyl Cutter. You must be 8 years of age or older to take this workshop. Free with your paid admission or membership.

Pre-requisite: Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. If you have not previously completed, we will contact you with more information.

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Jul
25
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
24
1:00pm 1:00pm

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
21
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

BOOT CAMP: LASER CUTTING

Laser cutters are capable of three main operations - Vector Cutting, Vector Engraving and Raster Engraving. Learn how to design your own cool items to engrave or cut out with the laser cutter. You must be 8 years of age or older to take this workshop. Free with your paid admission or membership.

Pre-requisite: Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a brief Intro to Maker City session. If you have not previously completed, we will contact you with more information.

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Open Make
Jul
19
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Jul
18
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
12
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises to supervise siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Jul
11
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises and supervise younger siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Open Make
Jul
10
9:30am 9:30am

Open Make

Calling all makers 8+...
Here is your chance to explore and create in Maker City. We have the place, materials, and supervision...you bring your ideas! If youth makers have not previously visited the space, they will be provided with a quick Intro to the Maker City session. This will include the code of conduct. The Maker City supervisors will ensure that participants have been properly trained before allowing access to some of the available equipment. Number of participants will also be limited by staff and there may be some wait time before entering

A parent waiver is required for student participation. You can download and bring along to your first visit. We will also have these available at the 2nd floor staff desk. Parents should remain on museum premises and supervise younger siblings. Makers can stay in Maker City without parent supervision once signed in but should be available to sign out their child when they are ready to leave. Makers may not leave Maker City without their caregiver. 

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Jul
7
10:00am10:00am

Boot Camp 4: Sewing and Fiber Arts

Learn how to create your own unique fiber arts projects while safely using a variety of important tools of the trade. You must be 8 years of age or older to take this workshop. Free with your paid admission or membership.

Pre-requisite: Before taking any Boot Camp Series workshop, you must first complete a  30 minute Intro to Maker City session. These are available 30 minutes before each workshop and you only have to complete one 30 minutes Intro to Maker City session. 

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Jul
7
9:30am 9:30am

Intro to Maker City

So you want to get started in Maker City? Great, but first you'll need an orientation to the the tools, rules and creative opportunities that await you. Sign up for one 30 minute orientation session prior to your first Boot Camp Workshop. You only have to complete this one time before learning to use the laser cutter, woodworking, vinyl cutter, or fiber arts equipment. 

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