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06 Apr 2021

Dublin Maker Open Call 2021

Dublin Maker will be held on Saturday June 19th and Sunday June 20th in our special 2-day virtual festival on the grounds of our Dublin Maker Gather Town! 

It is a free to attend, community-driven event.

The festival takes the form of a “show and tell” experience where inventors/makers are sourced through an open call, and will have an opportunity to showcase their creations at individual virtual booths. It will be a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness. It’s a celebration of the Maker movement where anyone can show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

We welcome all types of submissions in all shapes and sizes. Don’t worry about if it’s finished, we love work-in-progress projects, it’s a chance for people to engage and chat about its process and you never know, solutions might pop out at stranger places.

⌛️Note: Makers will need to be available for a minimum of 2 hours (which is the smallest time slot block), during which the Maker will be available to answer questions about their showcase, like an Ask Me Anything.

Being part of Dublin Maker this year means making a video showcasing your project, and if you need help to get started, we’ve a series called Make a Maker Video to help get you started. Huge thanks to Chris Reina and Nathan Wheeler for collaborating with us.

All Maker videos will be located in a dedicated Dublin Maker Festival 2021 playlist on our Youtube channel.

Also check out our website dublinmaker.ie to see what sort of ideas we have seen in previous Dublin Maker festivals and here’s a sneak peek to get an idea of what Dublin Maker Festival is like virtually in the video below.

Dublin Maker Save the Date banner

This will be the 9th Dublin Maker festival. Check out the fun we had in 2019 with the video below.

Whether it’s traditional crafting projects, something you are still tinkering with, apply for a place at our biggest Dublin Maker festival yet.

Come join us and the take the opportunity to spread the Maker Revolution!

  • Your project does not have to be finished, and it does not need to be for sale.
  • We want you to share how you make your project, so we definitely welcome work-in-progress, hobbyist projects.

Go on, throw in a project!

The Open Call closes TUESDAY MAY 4, 6PM (Irish Time).

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And if you need more ideas, inspirations and some additional Dublin Maker spirit, check out the following:-

If you have any questions, drop us an email at info@dublinmaker.ie.

— Dublin Maker Team

19 Mar 2019

Dublin Maker Open Call 2019

It’s that time of the year, just after St. Patrick’s Day where our Open Call for Makers goes live! How exciting! Do you love bunting, laser cut lanyards and free t-shirts? Do you also want to be part of the Irish Maker community and showcase to the public your wonderful and inspiring makes and hacks on Saturday 20th July in Merrion Square? If you answered yes to all of the above, then have we the maker festival for you! All you need to do is fill in the short application form on the Open Call page and we can make it happen.

Closing date for our 2019 Open Call is May the 1st. May the 15th. If you have any questions you can contact us here. You can also reach us on Facebook and Twitter.

Here are just some of the topics that we’re looking for:

  • Student Projects
  • Crafts people showing their process
  • Robotics
  • Music Performance and Participation
  • 3D Printers and CNC Mills
  • Textile Arts and Crafts
  • Home Energy Monitoring
  • Rockets and RC Toys
  • Sustainability
  • Green Tech
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Electronics
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Food and Beverage Makers
  • Puppets
  • Kites
  • Bicycles
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Unusual Tools or Machines
  • How to Fix Things or Take them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)

For more information and the application form, check out the Open Call page.