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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September 2018

Maker Faire Milwaukee Volunteer Orientation

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wisconin State Fair Expo Center, 8200 West Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
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Free

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. (If you haven't signed up to volunteer yet, you can still come to the orientation. We'll help you sign up if you'd like.)

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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
Wisconin State Fair Expo Center, 8200 West Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
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$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
Wisconin State Fair Expo Center, 8200 West Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI 53214 United States
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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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Noise Knowledge Consortium featuring Lucky Bone/Neil Gravander

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Free

Description The Noise Knowledge Consortium is a brand new series of workshops and concerts that brings (mostly) local experimental musicians into a casual/informal environment to share some of their knowledge and skills as weird musicians.Each event will consist of a workshop followed by a brief two act concert. Featured Artist Neil Gravander (aka Lucky Bone) is a Milwaukee based noise musician and film maker. He roots his work within the interconnected and physical aspects of analogue technology, reimagining the outputs…

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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

Introduction to Arduino

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$30

Learn the basics of the Arduino microcontoller! We’ll look at some sample projects and then get hands-on with the Arduino.

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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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January 2019

Introduction to Raspberry Pi

January 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brinn Labs, 433 E Stewart St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$25

Learn the basics of the Raspberry Pi single board computer! We’ll look at some sample projects and then get hands-on with the Raspberry Pi.

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