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Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back

Now seeking applications for prospective inventors, innovators and filmmakers

CINCINNATI – Calling all inventors, tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts! Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire is back and, with a new location and new Makers, this year promises to be more explosive than ever. The event will take place October 8 & 9 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds but we need you and your inventions, gadgets, creations and skills. Cincinnati Museum Center is now accepting applications for all interested Makers.

Cincinnati Mini Maker FaireCincinnati Mini Maker Faire is a Cincinnati Museum Center event that is part of the global Maker Faire network created by MAKE Magazine. According to MAKE, “Maker Faire is the greatest show (and tell) on Earth – a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement.” Makers of all ages and backgrounds are welcome to participate and Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire will be accepting applications through September 1. Interested Makers should visit to apply.

“Mini Maker Faire puts this region’s creativity on display and inspires others to try their hands at creating or doing something they thought was impossible,” says Elizabeth Pierce, president and CEO of Cincinnati Museum Center. “This is a unique event for us because it provides an outlet for that spark of creativity and unbound imagination people feel when they visit the Museum Center.”

Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire will once again bring together amateur and professional inventors, artists, crafters, chemists, engineers and performers. There will be large spectacles as well as communal interactive experiences. Mini Maker Faire favorites like the Manufactory, OKILUG (Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana LEGO Users Guild), HIVE13 , R2D2 Builders and dRock Press will be back with newcomers GBBN Architects and the 501st Legion, a group of costumed Star Wars enthusiasts. This year’s Mini Maker Faire will also feature a film festival and 21-and over event Saturday evening, October 8, called the Make Believe Masquerade. Interested filmmakers can apply at