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Maker Programs

Come be part of the Maker movement at The Tech Museum of Innovation! The Tech has many different programs for you to tinker with Maker technologies and develop your Maker mindset.

Maker programs at The Tech

Saturday, June 28 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. $30 for Tech members/$40 for non-members (Includes a participant + 1 guardian, sold together as a combo...
What do you get when you combine conductive materials, a gramophone, a Makey Makey, and your imagination? The Tech’s MIDI MusicBox! Come take your...
For Members of The Tech Museum of Innovation Join us at The Tech Museum of Innovation for a series of Arduino workshops exclusive to members!...
The Tech Museum of Innovation partners with Benesse Corporation to bring you a series of STEAM-inspired educational programs! We offer both drop-in...
Makerspace runs every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. through August 2014 The Tech Studio, or the lower level atrium Free...
A collaboration between The Tech Museum of Innovation and Maker Education Initiative, Open Make is a program highlighting the tools, techniques,...

Maker Blog posts

  • by Emily Ramos on July 18, 2014
    This past weekend, The Tech hosted makers, hackers, and entrepreneurs to build new startups using DIY enabling technology such as 3D printers and Arduinos.  Check out the photos from the event. More photos can be found here. Who had the top idea... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 17, 2014
    To celebrate our nation’s independence, the Maker Corps Members’ second program invited guests to become pyrotechnicians for the day by launching virtual fireworks.   Guests created switchboards in order to launch the virtual fireworks. They learned... Read More
  • by Makercorps Members on July 3, 2014
    For the first program, the Maker Corp Members (MCM) were inspired by the movie Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, now showing at The Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater at The Tech Museum of Innovation!  Island of Lemurs: Madagascar shows how the lemur’s... Read More
  • by Bridget Rigby on May 9, 2014
    After the great success of Open Make @ The Tech: Flow, The Tech’s going to Maker Faire Bay Area!Come find us Saturday & Sunday, May 17-18, at our Hacker vs. Hacker booth. Put on your hacker hat as you take on The Tech's latest high-security... Read More
  • by Rebekah Nelson on April 30, 2014
    If you have visited The Tech in the last two weeks, you may have noticed that we have turned the Hands-On Science Workshop into a music-making, Makey Makey powered mecca. The MIDI MusicBox allows guests to compose musical circuits and unleash their... Read More