SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, NY

Saturday, April 20, 2019

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The Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire Returns! Saturday, April 20, 2019

Join us at the 3rd Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire at SUNY Polytechnic Institute on Saturday, April 20, noon – 5:00 p.m.

We have a great lineup of close to 40 makers of all types and interests:


  • Join Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute artist-in-residence Soojin Kim who will guide participants in creating their own faux-stained glass lantern.
  • Learn about 3-d printing from the experts who run SUNY Poly’s state-of-the-art Additive Manufacturing Lab.
  • Check out the latest interactive kinetic art sculptures by Richelle Maki of STEAMworks Ability Lab.
  • Discover how FIRST Robotics cultivates STEAM know-how, teamwork, and professionalism from local teams MUCCbots and Javascouts.
  • Speaking of collaboration, cheer on the artists-in-residence at SculptureSpace who will be creating a work of art in real-time.
  • Envision our communities by contributing to the interactive data gathering and visualizations designed by SUNY Poly students in their Data & Society class (and learn to crochet while you are at it!)
  • Design, build, and launch compressed air rockets with Paper Rocket Engineer Tristan Danishewski.
  • Jump into a STREAM of fun, family-friendly creative activities designed by SUNY Poly students in their Creativity & Culture class.
  • And that’s just a fraction of what to expect at the Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire!


The Mohawk Valley Mini Maker Faire is FREE and OPEN to all members of the community so come join us to celebrate the spirit of creativity!  In order to help us plan for your visit, please register for your free ticket through Eventbrite.

What is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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