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Vermont Makers Exhibits This Fall

Thanks to everyone who stopped by the Art Hop! The fall continues to be a busy time with many great tech events coming right up.

Learn more about the projects of our exhibits at STEAM-e-ZINE. While you’re there sign up to receive our email announcements and be entered to win an Arduino microcontroller and tickets to Champlain Mini Maker Faire.

See you around!

Vermont Code Camp
September 21, 2013

Champlain Mini Maker Faire
September 28 & 29, 2013

Vermont Tech Jam
October 18 + 19, 2013

Vermont After School Conference
October 25, 2013

Vermont Arts Council Vermont Arts Summit
October 26, 2013

Vermont FabLab Workshop
A three credit course at UVM
Spring semester, 2014
This course is open to non-degree students including:

• Professional creatives and artists who want to explore the use of contemporary art + technology materials and methods.

• Business professionals interested in innovation and product development

• K-12 teachers who need to implement common core engineering + design curriculum

More info here

See You at These Great Events!

Vermont Makers will be at the following events this summer and fall.
We hope to see you there!

Sunday, July 14

South End Art Hop
September 6-8, 2013

Champlain Maker Faire
September 28 & 29, 2013
The Call For Makers is open now through July 31, 2013. Apply Here

Vermont Tech Jam
October 2013

Vermont Makers ‘Take to the Air’ via Copter, Balloons, Blinkies, Folded Paper and Radio Waves at Champlain Mini Maker Faire

Champlain Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, September 29 at the Shelburne Farms Coach Barn from 10am – 7pm.

Vermont Makers is one of many groups supporting the event, but more importantly we’re behind the scenes Making for the event!

For Saturday, September 29 we’re excited to “take to the air” via copter, balloons, blinkies, folded paper and radio waves. We’re even more excited to partner with our friends at SparkFun who will be onsite for the event.

…And while we have your attention, we suggest you buy your Champlain Maker Faire tickets in advance. Advance tickets are a great value!

For regular updates and more information about Champlain Mini Maker Faire we recommend you follow their social media feeds.

Ciao for now!


Vermont Makers Fall Programming

We are pleased to announce our fall schedule. We look forward to seeing you!

Vermont Makers Mashup
Art Hop
Friday, September 7, 6pm – ?
SEABA Art Park in front of Harvest Bread on Pine Street.
Stop by for a mashup up of flight, light and spirals!

Be sure to also check out Lab B!

Champlain Maker Faire
Shelburne Farms Coach Barn
Saturday, September 29, 10am – 7pm
Check out the Vermont Makers Mashup: Aeroquad demo, Whether Ballons, paper airplane course, blinkies, hula hoops and more! 40+ Makers on site!


Vermont Makers Meetup
Theme: “High Voltage”
Curator: John Cohn
Wednesday, October 17, 7pm
$5 Suggested Donation
Alumni Auditorium, Champlain College
375 Maple Street, Burlington, VT
An artist, scientist and technologist present high voltage work and electrifying demos!
Sponsored by Vermont Makers and the MFA in Emergent Media Program at Champlain College.

Learn more about Vermont Makers Meetups

Vermont Makers Book Club
Miller Center, Champlain College
Join us in reading books that reflect on technology and contemporary culture. 

Program Or Be Programmed, Douglas Rushkoff
Thursday November 1, 6pm

You Are Not A Gadget, Jaron Lanier
Thursday December 6, 6pm

Learn more about the Vermont Makers Book Club

See you at Vermont Code Camp 9/22 and Tech Jam 10/26 + 27!

These programs made possible by MFA in Emergent Media Program at Champlain College, opensesamedia.com, ransomhall.com and sparkfun.com

Meet Your Makers! Seven Days Newspaper Covers Vermont Maker Movement

This week’s Seven Days features the article “Meet Your Makers: Vermont hackers, artists and inventors are sharing ideas — and solving problems.” We were thrilled to be included and are very grateful to Megan James for her excellent writing and to Matt Thorsen for the creative photography.