A collaboration between The Tech Museum of Innovation, MAKE Magazine
, and Pixar Animation Studios, Open Make is a monthly program highlighting the tools, techniques, and ingenuity of local Makers.
For each Open Make, we'll host Maker-led activities, Meet-the-Maker talks, and Young Makers Sessions in our innovative new space, The Tech Studio.Open Make: Robots
Saturday, January 12Open Make: Flight
Saturday, February 16Open Make: Wearable Tech
Saturday, March 16Open Make: Music
Saturday, April 13
Open Make events are free with museum admission. Participation is first-come, first-served unless otherwise noted.Monthly Open Makes include
Maker-led activities 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Bay Area Makers lead hands-on making activities focused on science, technology, and art. For Makers of all ages.
Meet-the-Makers 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Short talks by Makers who work with kids, Young Makers, and Makers from industry connected to our monthly theme. Followed by a Q&A session.
Young Makers Plussing Sessions 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
An opportunity for students who are in Young Makers
clubs working on a project for Maker Faire to share their ideas, progress, challenges, and next steps with other participants. (Plussing is a term used at Pixar to mean "finding what's good about an idea and making it even better").
For registered Young Makers and their mentors. Learn how to join a Young Makers
club. Young Makers get into the museum for free on Open Make days +1 adult mentor. Additional family members get into the museum at the group rates.