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Anchorage Mini Maker Faire

12:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Loussac Library, On the Lawn.
Presentation inside at the Wilda Marston Theatre.

Join us for the 3rd Annual Anchorage Mini Maker Faire! Come Celebrate Alaska’s Ingenuity and Crafts with Tickerers, DIY, Artists, Roboticists and More!

Faire Schedule:

12:00 PM Opening of the 3rd Annual Anchorage Mini Maker Faire

1:00 PM Official Greeting from Anchorage MakerSpace President Andreas Tsiolas

2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Fun Faire Festivities! Visit Exciting & Creative Vendors, Interactive Exhibits for Kids of All Ages, Roving Performers and More!

6:00 PM Main Gates Close. See You Next Year!!

Guest Presenters include:

1:00 PM Andreas Tziolas, President of Anchorage MakerSpace & Icarus Interstellar, Outside Main Stage

2: 45 PM Nathan Shafer, Augment Reality Artist | Anchorage Centennial Narrative Talks, Interactive AR Artwork & Anchorage History. Wilda Martson Theatre (Inside Loussac Library)

3:00 PM   Anchorage Startup Weekend Winners – Matti Dupré & team, Wilda Martson Theatre

3:45 PM  Shane Spencer – Alaska Hackathon, Developers Q & A. Wilda Martson Theatre

4:15 PM  Arctic Innovation Competition  -The AIC is an idea contest run by University of Alaska Fairbanks that awards thousands  of dollars to ingenuitive ideas! Wilda Martson Theatre

5:00 PM The Arc of Anchorage –  The Arc will be Promoting their wonderful #StickFigureAK contest and Sparc: A Creative Space, art studio and gallery that creates opportunities for artists who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities. Outside Main Stage

Tickets Only $10

Kids 12 & Under Free!

See You at the Faire!!

Anchorage Mini Maker Faire is a registered event with Entrepreneur Week.


2015 Vendor Sneak Peak!!

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Meet the New AK Maker Bot!

anchorage_mmf_logos_robotWelcome the New AK Maker Bot!

AK Maker Bot was created by local Creature Artist Lance Lekander. Lance specializes in bugs, robots, skeletons, and anything else that is just a little odd or strange. Check out his website and Facebook!

Mark Your Calendars! The 2015 Anchorage Mini Maker Faire is Set!

Date: Saturday, August 1st, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: Z.J. Loussac Library 3600 Denali Street Anchorage, AK 99503

If you would like to sign up to be an exhibitor be sure to click the ‘Makers Apply Here’ Button!


Thank you!

Thank you to all of the Sponsors, Makers and Volunteers who participated in the 2014 Anchorage Mini Maker Faire! We could not have had such a successful event without you!


Door prize: 3D Printer!

As a door prize at the Anchorage Mini Maker Faire we will have the XYZ Da Vinci 1.0 3D printer! A 3D printer reads digital files and then lays down thin layers of materials one by one until the object is complete. The Da Vinci 1.0 prints in ABS and PLA and has a 475 cubic inch build volume. Pictured below is the one that will go to the lucky winner!

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Thank you MINI of Anchorage!

MINI of Anchorage is a sponsor of the 2014 Anchorage Mini Maker Faire and has helped so much to make this event happen! We will have a 2014 MINI Countryman ALL4 and a 2015 MINI Cooper F56 at the event!

Come check them out on Saturday, July 26!



Join us at the 2014 Anchorage Mini Maker Faire!

Bring your friends! The Anchorage Mini Maker Faire is happening Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thanks to Walsh Sheppard for creating this video.


Special Announcement!

We are very excited to welcome Danae Ringelmann as a keynote speaker at the 2014 Anchorage Mini Maker Faire! 

Danae Ringelmann co-founded Indiegogo in 2008 with a mission to democratize fundraising and has since helped to propel the company into the world’s largest crowdfunding platform. Today, as Indiegogo’s Chief Development Officer, Danae is focused on driving total customer satisfaction Danae_Ringelmannand steering the company’s employee culture and value initiatives. She will be speaking about how she founded Indiegogo and successfully accomplished her mission to democratize funding.

Prior to Indiegogo, Danae was a securities analyst at Cowen & Co. where she covered publicly traded entertainment companies including Pixar, Lionsgate, Disney and Electronic Arts. Danae also focused on cable network, NFL, newspaper and hedge fund clientele while at JPMorgan’s Investment Bank and Private Bank.

Danae was recently named one of the Most Influential Women in the tech industry by Elle Magazine.com. She was also listed on Fast Company’s “Top 50 Women Innovators in Technology” in 2011 and was named one of Fortune’s “40 Under 40” in September 2013, and was featured in San Francisco Business Times’ “40 under 40” in 2014. Danae frequently speaks at conferences around the world, including TEDx, Le Web and CeBIT.

Danae also testified before the United States House Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations on “Financing America’s Small Businesses: Innovative Ideas for Raising Capital” in June 2013. Danae is a CFA charterholder and holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. Danae graduated with a B.A. in Humanities from UNC-Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead Scholar and varsity rower. She currently resides in San Francisco.

Here is a video of Danae Speaking at TEDx  Dubai:


What is crowdfunding? Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.

Tickets for 2014 Mini Maker Faire on sale now!

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The Anchorage Mini Maker Faire will be held Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 12-5 p.m. Tickets are $5 and children 12 and under get in for free! CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

The call for makers is also happening now! Do you have some cool creation that you’d like to share with the world? How about an unusual hobby or interest? The Anchorage Mini Maker Faire is a place for all those with a Do-it-Yourself attitude and a desire to share ideas with an appreciative audience. If you are interested in participating you can apply here.

This event is presented to you by Alaska SBDC, Anchorage Maker Space, and AEDC.