School Maker Faire

Join us in the d.lab and library

Announcing our First Annual

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Tuesday, May 3rd, 10am-3pm

St. Gabriel's Catholic School, Wimberly Lane, Austin, TX, United States

Location: library and d.lab

First launched in the Bay Area in 2006, Maker Faire is a celebration of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness that are the hallmarks of the Maker Movement.

"Makers" who exhibit their creations come from a variety of backgrounds - hobbyists, enthusiasts, and even students – but they are also a wellspring of innovation. They create new products and are often entrepreneurs who establish their own companies (like the 14 year old inventor and CEO below).

In the last several year, Maker Faire has grown tremendously, with 120 independently-produced Mini and 14 flagship Maker Faires occurring around the world, including Tokyo, Rome, Detroit, Oslo, Shenzhen, and Austin.

Maker Faire Bay Area 2015: Quin Etnyre Talks Qduino Mini

STEAM by Design

The Maker Movement has taken root here at St. Gabriel's in the form of STEAM by Design, an approach to learning that empowers students to use design thinking to leverage powerful ideas, tools, and methodologies.

In classrooms across the campus and in the school's new collaborative learning space called the d.lab for Making, students are inventing, creating, and learning in amazing ways.

School Maker Faire

Much like the full-size Faires, our School Maker Faire is a wonderful opportunity for students to show what they made, share what they've learned, and celebrate their talents with our exceptional community.

Student Exhibits Include:

5th Grade Market Day - Junior Kinder Mini Museums - Robotics Team Demo -

4th Grade Costume Design Project - 8th Grade Go-Kart & Trebuchet Project -

And More


Hands-On Activities - Special Guests - Local Start-Ups & Entrepreneurs

Schedule of Events

To Be Announced. As School Maker Faire approaches, we'll post and send out detailed schedule as well as an exhibit map.