- is a “Maker”?
- someone who makes something
- Someone who can convert an idea into a thing
Where – Makersmiths: the new Loudoun county home of the maker movement
Who – Makersmiths focuses on enabling:
- Adults: enthusiasts
- Kids: learning, playing, making
- Entrepreneurs: looking to prototype new concepts
- Organizations: looking to take part in the maker movement
Why… does someone make?
- Fun – to gain personal satisfaction and enjoyment (fancy words for fun)
- Learning – learn new skills and exercise the brain, all without doing any sudoko or lumosity
- Economics – develop new commercial skills or products
How to participate in the Maker Movement in Loudoun County:
- Attend: classes and events
- Volunteer: time or skills
- Donate: tools, resources
- Join: become a member!