2012 Schedule

2012 SLC Mini Maker Faire Schedule

At the Library Auditorium

Featured Presentations

2:00 – A Behind-the-Scenes MAKER Look at “The Wheel of Time” Film Production

Costume design and prop building

Jen McGrew and Hraefn Wulfson


3:30 – Visualizing Data: Why an (Interactive) Picture is Worth 1000 Numbers

Miriah Meyer

USTAR assistant professor in the School of Computing at the University of Utah and a faculty member in the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute


At the Lab @ Leo space on the first floor of The Leonardo

The School of Computing GREAT Workshops

12:30 – Beginning Arduino

2:00  – Beginning Scratch

3:30 – Beginning Arduino


At The Leonardo (Exhibit Space)

Museum Exhibits and Activities at The Leonardo

Museum exhibits and multiple learning and making stations throughout the museum on the first and second floors


On the Plaza

The Great Salt Make

Drop-in workshops

noon-4:00 – Cyanotype Photographic Prints

noon-4:00 – Encaustic and Batik

4:00-8:00 – Wire Robot Sculptures


Additional pop-up workshops:

Electroluminescent (EL) wire workshops-masks, costumes, and electronics

Make your own leather eye patch

Upcycled fashion, costumes, and accessories

The Frea Market

Learn to solder your own robot blinky pin


On the Plaza at the Amphitheatre

Show and Tell (Demos and Presentations)

3:00 – Rockets!

5:00 – Liquid latex for special effects – Steve Biggs


On 200 East

The SLC Maker Faire Block Party

noon-6pm – The Cardboard Challenge

Hosted by Youth Education at the University of Utah in association with Caine’s Arcade/Imagination Foundation

Build your own cardboard arcade games and giant mazes.


noon-10pm –  Artwheels on 200

Art cars include the Chatterbox, The Blue Meanie, The Yellow Submarine, The Solar Saucer, and the Jellyfish 12000!


At Library Square Plaza and 200 East

The Faire at Night

6:00-9:00pm Light installations, interactive lasers, light costumes, lit up art cars



And yummy food!