#makersgonnamake… Decatur Makers is proud to be a big part of the Georgia response to the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) shortage in partnership with other makerspaces and makers across the state! Under the Atlanta Beats Covid initiative, our group is creating face shields, N95-like masks, medical gowns, intubation enclosures and additional equipment. This has grassroots […]
We’re putting the fun in fundraising for a second year as Decatur Makers and Eddie’s Attic partner to hold Make It Up!, an Improv Show on … Continue Reading…
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Visit us during our Open Build Nights (aka Open Houses) from 7-9:00 on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of every month. Come for a tour, meet some of our members, and see where our community of experts and novices of all ages learn skills and make cool stuff!
Effective midnight, March 16, 2020 through April 30. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and as the impact of COVID-19 continues to change our world, the Decatur Makers Board and Staff made the decision to temporarily close our makerspace, effective midnight, March 16 through April 30 at which time we […]
We’re putting the fun in fundraising for a second year as Decatur Makers and Eddie’s Attic partner to hold Make It Up!, an Improv Show on May 5, 2020. Join us for a night of laughs, prizes and surprises, all to support Decatur’s inventive non-profit — and Atlanta’s only all-ages makerspace (that’s us!) Tickets on […]
Join us to share the inspiring benefits of making that can change the lives of youth, creating the problem-solvers of tomorrow! We are currently accepting applications: Maker Education Manager Application Deadline: March 20, 2020 SALARY: $35K – $40K depending on experience HOURS: 40 hours per week, including after-school, evening and weekend work. EMPLOYMENT TERM: Start […]
It’s very exciting for us to share that Decatur Makers was accepted into the newest cohort of the national “Making Spaces” program led by Maker Ed, with the added bonus of a $15K sponsorship by Cognizant that covers most of the program costs for us to participate! Woot Woot! The Making Spaces Program, supported by Cognizant and […]
Can you hear the hard work, the mistakes, the learning, the struggles, and finally the pride and confidence that comes with the success of making something? “Look what I did!” is what we hear a lot at Decatur Makers and it’s the reason we do what we do. We are in the business of empowering our […]
Get creative this 2019 holiday season with a gift certificate for a gift membership to Decatur’s family-friendly maker space! With our rates going up on Jan 1, 2020, this gift purchased by Dec 31, 2019 will be an even bigger value as you’ll be giving 2020 maker fun at 2019 rates! 3-D printing, sewing, electronics, wood working, art and […]
Our first increase in membership dues since we started Decatur Makers 7 years ago is on the horizon: Beginning January 1, 2020 dues will go up from a few dollars a month to a few more dollars a year (see table below). The good news is, you can get your 2020 membership at 2019 rates […]
It was an amazing couple of days for Decatur Makers at the Maker Faire Atlanta 2019 show-and-tell event the weekend of Sept 28-29! There were makerspaces, schools and STEAM organizations, and makers of all kinds from all across the southeast. It was HOT in all ways besides just the 90 degree weather 🙂 as we shared our […]
Through a generous grant from the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance, Decatur Makers recently concluded the final session of our first ever DNA Barcoding Summer Symposium. Our goal was to increase children’s interest in a career in scientific research, especially among girls and persons from underrepresented minorities. We recognize that there exists a lack […]
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