Monthly Archives: July 2015

Tickets are now on sale!

Sydney Mini Maker Faire 2013. Photo by Daniel Green.

Sydney Mini Maker Faire 2013. Photo by Daniel Green.

The Sydney Mini Maker Faire returns to the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences for the opening weekend of the inaugural Sydney Science Festival. This year the Faire is on Saturday 15 – Sunday 16 August, 10am – 5pm.

With an exciting program of talks, stalls and performances, and more space for stallholders than ever before, this year’s Faire is looking to be the biggest and best yet!

Tickets are available online now, so beat the crowds and book your tickets now.

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Applications are now closed

Applications for the 2015 Sydney Mini Maker Faire are now closed.

The judging panel is now hard at work assessing all Expressions of Interest, and all applications will hear from us via email tomorrow, July 24, with regards to the outcome.

Toydeath performing at the 2014 Sydney Mini Maker Faire.

Toydeath performing at the 2014 Sydney Mini Maker Faire.

If you have any questions regarding your application, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page, or feel free to contact us at sydneyminimakerfaire@maas.museum

5 Tips for Your Sydney Mini Maker Faire Application

Sydney Mini Maker Faire 2014. Photo courtesy of Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.

Sydney Mini Maker Faire 2014. Photo courtesy of Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.

There are only three days left to submit an application to be part of the 2015 Sydney Mini Maker Faire. Whether you’re thinking of submitting a proposal for a stall, a workshop, a presentation or even a performance, we want to hear from you!

As the clock ticks down towards our deadline of Midnight AEST on July 21, we’ve prepared a list of tips to help you make the best possible impression for our judging panel.

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Help launch the Sydney Science Festival with a FREE night at the Powerhouse Museum!

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To kick off the Sydney Science Festival and National Science Week, the museum doors will be flung open for a FREE, full-on, night-time science celebration of astronomical proportions!

This special edition of MAASive Lates will feature performances and hands-on experiences, with plenty to see, make and do while sparking your curiosity and maybe learning something along the way. Continue reading

Your last chance to apply for the 2015 Sydney Mini Maker Faire!

RoboDojo and Community Robotics at the 2014 Sydney Mini Maker Faire. Photo courtesy of Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.

RoboDojo and Community Robotics at the 2014 Sydney Mini Maker Faire. Photo courtesy of Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences.

The countdown is on, and applications for 2015 Sydney Mini Maker Faire must close on Tuesday July 21 at Midnight AEST.

Do you have a project you want to exhibit? Or a classroom full of students with great ideas? Or a performer looking to connect with a broad and diverse audience of curious punters? We want to hear from you!

Applications are open to individuals, groups, schools and other organisations, and participation is free to non-profit and community-based makers and groups.

Commercial Makers are also more than welcome to showcase their products. Check out the Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions  to see where you best fit in. Any questions? You can always drop us a line at sydneyminimakerfaire@maas.museum