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2018 Call for Makers on KOB

2018 Maker Wayne Bodmer on KOB’s DIY Danielle

2018 Abq Maker Faire on KRQE

2018 Abq Maker Faire in the Albuquerque Journal


2017 Maker Faire in the Weekly Alibi


HOT off the PRESS!! From KRQE TV!

Celebrate Local Makers 1

Celebrate Local Makers 2

Celebrate Local Makers 3

Celebrate Local Makers 4

(Please note: this is for the ABQ Makers Week- not the National Week of Making- and the Web address at the end of the clip should

2016 Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire on KRQE TV


2015 Makers on KRQE

2015 Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire on the Morning Brew

Albuquerque Maker Faire on I Heart Media community radio broadcast

Albuquerque Maker Faire on KRQE TV for 2015 National Makers Week

What’s Being Said About the Maker Movement:
“The Maker Movement is also touted as a boon to education because of the science, technology, engineering and math components necessary for many inventions.” -Entrepreneur Magazine

“…the gathering of folks from all walks of life who blend science, technology, craft and art to make things both goofy and grand.” -New York Times

“If you teach people to do things through science and technology, they do,” Savage said. “And kids find it most exciting of all.” -Adam Savage in an interview with PBS News Hour Extra
Some History:

The original Maker Faire event was held in San Mateo, CA and in 2013 celebrated its eighth annual show with some 900 makers and 120,000 people in attendance. World Maker Faire New York, the other flagship event, has grown in three years to 500+ makers and 55,000 attendees. Detroit, Kansas City, Newcastle (UK), Rome, and Tokyo are the home of “featured” 2013 Maker Faires (200+ makers), and community-driven, independently organized Mini Maker Faires are now being produced around the United States and the world—including this very New Mexico-styled Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire.



MAKE is the first magazine devoted entirely to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) technology projects. MAKE unites, inspires, informs, and entertains a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages. MAKE celebrates your right to tweak, hack, and bend any technology to your will. Subscribe here.


  • a vital online stream of news and projects,;
  • a retail outlet for kits and books, the Maker Shed;
  • a steady stream of fun and instruction via our YouTube channel;
  • Make: Projects, a library of projects with step-by-step instructions
  • a book publishing imprint with best-in-category titles on introductions to electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino and more.