MakerDate 2017 @ Ace Hotel Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh [15 September]

MakerDate 2017


527
15
September
18:00 - 22:00

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Ace Hotel Pittsburgh
120 S Whitfield St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
MakerDate is Assemble’s big celebration of our awesome community of supporters! This fundraiser is a celebration of the impact of Assemble’s STEAM based educational programming. We know that people of all ages, levels of expertise, and backgrounds feel the impact of Assemble’s programs – there’s no limit to who can build confidence through making!

Besides being a great party, MakerDate is a one-of-a-kind event, pairing skilled creators with people who want to learn something new. Attendees are able to bid on “dates” with craft makers, designers, technologists and innovators, who will work with the winning bidders to make a piece of art, a personalized piece of technology, or practice a new skill (see list below!). Instead of a single object, winners receive an unforgettable experience and a new relationship.

All funds raised at the event go toward Assemble’s educational Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) programs.

Check out the list of Makers and Sponsors here: assemblepgh.org/makerdate-2017/

Schedule:

6:00-7:30 pm, VIP Reception
— Features local music by Pairdown
— Hands-on making + learning activities
— Premium food and drink from Ace Hotel

7:30-10 pm, MakerDate Party
— Featuring DJ Purr Ubu
— Local artists, makers, and more!
— Live + silent auction
— Snacks + drinks, and dancing

Live Auction Makers:
— Jeni Benz: jenibenz.com
— Wes Shonk: Hidden Harbor
— Robert Zacharias: rzach.me/
— Erin Jones: House of Mystique Event Planning and Design
— Todd Medema: toddmedema.com/
— Nicholas Volpe: Temper and Grit
— Louise Larson and Erin Oldynski: Prototype PGH
— DS Kinsel and Julie Malice: Magic Organs

Silent Auction Makers:
Brian Miller- Clay
Juan Jose Fernandez- Comics
Dr. Lori Paluti- Drones
Paul Bierker- Jewelry CAD
Melissa Unger & Erin Cawley- Lettering
Phil Light- Photography
Neil Klingman- whiskey making Wigle Whiskey
Michael Foglia- cider making Wigle Whiskey
Dave English- LaneSpotter, start-up how-to, lanestarter bike test
Bambi Brewer- build a robot
Ana and Nick Hartner- Mancini's Bakery, bread making
Nathan Bell- metal working, salvaged materials
Reiko Yamamoto Studio – Clay
Laura West- prototyping (industrial design)
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