Brinn Labs hosts a variety of classes, workshops, and other events that support our Maker Initiatives. Browse through the list to check out what we've got coming up.

We can also host most of our classes and workshops as private events for your organization or you and a group of friends. Get in touch with us to find out more.

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August 2018

Introduction to Arduino

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$45

Part of our Summer Sessions series for Students age 13 to 18. The Arduino microcontroller can be used to create fun electronics projects, or prototype potential products. We’ll learn the basics of wiring and coding an Arduino and get things blinking in no time!

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NEWaukee Night Market

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wisconsin Ave between 2nd and 4th streets Milwaukee, WI United States + Google Map
Free

Join us at the NEWaukee Night Market!

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Design Prototyping

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$45

Part of our Summer Sessions series for Students age 13 to 18. Where do you start when you want to bring your ideas to life? With prototyping! We’ll introduce the skills needed to design a prototype.

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Maker Faire Milwaukee Volunteer Orientation

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Are you volunteering for Maker Faire Milwaukee? Thank You! Please join us for an orientation session where you'll learn all about the event and how you can help. You'll also receive your Maker Faire t-shirt.

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Maker Faire Milwaukee Planning Meeting

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Maker Faire Milwaukee Planning Meeting

Join us in planning Maker Faire Milwaukee for the fifth year! If you're interested in being involved with Maker Faire Milwaukee in any way, from being a volunteer to being a maker, feel free to drop in and find out more.

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Basic Bike Maintenance

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$40

DreamBikes presents a basic bike maintenance workshop covering what you need to do simple repairs on your bikes and keep the running for the whole family.

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Teacher Studio

August 29 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

Teachers, administrators and others in the education field: we invite you to join the Be A Maker Teacher Studio! (Sponsored by Rockwell Automation.)

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September 2018

Harbor Fest

September 8 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, 600 E. Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Free

Join us for Harbor Fest 2018 as we help reintroduce Milwaukee to its harbor. This family-friendly festival includes fun activities like paddling lessons, fishing lessons, pet a sturgeon, bike tour, street games, and food & drink.

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Maker Faire Milwaukee Volunteer Orientation

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Are you volunteering for Maker Faire Milwaukee? Thank You! Please join us for an orientation session where you'll learn all about the event and how you can help. You'll also receive your Maker Faire t-shirt.

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Maker Faire Field Trip Friday

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Faire co-host, the Betty Brinn Museum, will organize Field Trip Friday programs for students in grades 4-12 again in 2018. All Maker Faire Milwaukee field trips include an orientation with a Museum maker-educator, a schedule of hands-on workshops and demonstrations, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Faire and opportunities to talk with makers who will exhibit their work over the weekend. Workshops and demonstrations will represent a broad range of fields, including electronics, printmaking, digital fabrication, sustainability, data visualization, as well…

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Making in Education Conference

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$90 - $120

Maker Faire Milwaukee's 3rd annual event for educators will focus on practical maker skills in STEAM education; maker activities that can be implemented in the classroom; alignment to academic standards and other assessment topics; and Google Making Spaces schools: seven case studies.

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Maker Faire Milwaukee – Our 5th Annual Faire

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Free

From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show their projects, hobbies, prototypes or other work. The Faire is a family-friendly festival that celebrates creativity, invention, resourcefulness - and the do-it-yourself spirit in all of us. We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth!

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October 2018

MakeShift

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$12

MakeShift is our adults-only event series that focuses on demos, hacks, and DIY projects. Come to learn new skills, experiment with tools and technology, meet creative people, and enjoy some refreshments.

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Teacher Studio

October 31 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

Teachers, administrators and others in the education field: we invite you to join the Be A Maker Teacher Studio! (Sponsored by Rockwell Automation.)

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November 2018

Teacher Studio

November 28 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

Teachers, administrators and others in the education field: we invite you to join the Be A Maker Teacher Studio! (Sponsored by Rockwell Automation.)

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