FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Maker Faire Long Island Returns for 6th Edition on June 3rd, 2023
Long Island, NY - Maker Faire Long Island is set to return for its 6th edition on Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, at the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson. The event, which is part of the larger Maker Faire network, celebrates creativity and innovation in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Last year's Maker Faire Long Island featured over 80 makers and attracted more than 2000 participants from around the country. Attendees were able to explore cutting-edge exhibits and performances, including robots, interactive art, and virtual reality experiences.
This year's event promises to be even bigger and better, with new and exciting exhibits and performances, including a demonstration in blacksmithing techniques and the return of the popular Saber Guild Endor temple. In addition, we are thrilled to announce that we will be featuring new exciting makers and exhibits that will be sure to capture the imagination of attendees.
"Maker Faire Long Island is a unique event that brings together makers and innovators from all around the country," said Angeline Judex, Executive Director of the Long Island Explorium. "We're excited to announce the addition of new exciting makers and exhibits that will showcase the latest and greatest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This event is a celebration of creativity and innovation, and we hope that attendees will leave feeling inspired and motivated to pursue their own creative projects."
For more information on Maker Faire Long Island, including ticket sales and a full list of exhibitors and performances, please visit the Maker Faire website. https://longisland.makerfaire.com/
The Call for Makers, Performers, Artisan, and Crafters is open now through May 1st. Groups or individuals interested in exhibiting or offering a hands-on experience should complete the online application at https://longisland.makerfaire.com/call-for-makers/. Apply soon for early placement! Event organizers will reply to applications with further instructions for participation.
Founded in 2005, the Long Island Explorium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, charitable organization; your donations and memberships support the Long Island Explorium’s mission and outreach programs. Without your help, our work would not be possible. We are committed to the development of programs and exhibits deeply rooted in research and evidence-based practice. Our programs are aligned with NYSSLS, ELA, Math, and Social Studies Standards.
If you would like to support this or any of our programs, please consider a donation of $10 to the Explorium by visiting our Support Page https://longislandexplorium.org/support-us/
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