Orlando Science Center’s MakeFest
Orlando Science Center’s MakeFest – Make. Create. Innovate. Join us for MakeFest on June 15 and 16 as we celebrate the one year anniversary of The Hive: A Makerspace! Orlando Science Center invites you to become a creator, rather than a consumer at this mini maker convention. Uncover a new talent, experiment with new ways to solve everyday problems and bring your own creative ideas to life!
Meet, learn and make with several community partners. Try your hand at wheel throwing with Porch Pottery, and discover the art of the loom with Weavers of Orlando. Learn more about sight and the behavior of light with demos from University of Central Florida College of Optics and Photonics. You can also catch a glimpse of DIY power race cars from Maker FX, play a game of Roboperation with the Melrose Center, learn how to crotchet with Orlando Sewical and more!
We’re embracing the Maker Movement by integrating science, technology, engineering and art in The Hive: A Makerspace. By participating in hands-on activities and experimenting with new technologies, people gain problem solving skills that they can use every day. Whether it’s embroidering an old pair of jeans or creating a moving diorama from recycled materials, making nurtures creativity and cultivates community. Why consume when you can create?
Orlando Science Center |777 E. Princeton St. | Orlando, FL 32803
Saturday and Sunday, June 15 and 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Orlando Science Center’s MakeFest is included with general admission, which is free for members, $21 for adults, $19 for students and seniors, $15 for youth (ages 3–11), and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes access to all four floors of hands-on exhibits, giant-screen films in the Dr. Phillips CineDome, 3D films in the Digital Adventure Theaterand live programming.
For more information on Orlando Science Center, please call 407.514.2000 or visit www.osc.org.
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