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AACME (Ann Arbor Creativity & Making Expo)


Sunday May 20, 2018: 12:00pm to 5:00pm


Downtown Library: 1st Floor Lobby, Downtown Library: 3rd Floor Open Area, Downtown Library: 4th floor Atrium, Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room, Downtown Library: Conference Room A, Downtown Library: Secret Lab

For Whom

All Ages


Join us for a day of creativity and making! For a day of robotics, DIY Science, historical technologies and handicrafts, Arduinos, 3D printers, things that go boom! and things that move, HAM radio, electric bikes, student STEM and STEAM projects, demonstrations from community makers and hands-on activities from groups such as Maker WorksBrain MonkeysAll Hands Active and more! Free to attend! 

AACME (Ann Arbor Creativity & Making Expo) event poster


This event is always free to attend and free to exhibit. It showcases DIY science, green technology, robotics, historical and new technologies, professional businesses, student STEM and STEAM projects, digital artists, tinkerers and hobbyists, Ham radio and rockets, and vibrant makers from Southeast Michigan and northern Ohio. It is usually in May or early June, and for the past few years, the Ann Arbor District Library's downtown location has hosted.

2018 Exhibitors & Projects


The Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire began in 2008 as the first ever community-scale version of the large Maker Faires organized by Maker Media/Make Magazine. Rebranded in 2018 as an independent event to better reflect our local community, its new name is AACMEAnn Arbor Creativity & Making Expo

This event is in partnership with A2Geeks. Visit their AACME event page for more information.



Formerly known as Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire .
Free. Sunday May 20th
Meet makers of inventions, makers of crafts, makers implementing their part of the future! Be inspired and share your inspirations with the maker community. AACME = our local A2 Maker Faire

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