We've created this group to help Philly-area Makers find each other, share skills, collaborate on projects, and find resources. We consider "Making" to be anything that includes shaping physical material for creative expression, invention, problem-solving, or profit - but which involves technology at some stage.  We love projects that explore the interplay of art and technology. For instance using software to design hand-made goods, putting electronics into clothing or sculpture are more in keeping with the focus of the group than are pure traditional hand-craft or art (though these are welcome too).  Of course we also enjoy hearing about and working on projects that involve technology in EVERY stage!

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  • June 24 · 6:30 PM

    Math Fu

    2 Members

    New Offering, Suggested Donation $5. This is an informal session for ad-hoc mathematical modeling, with the goal of solving practical problems as they arise, using math,... Learn more
  • June 18 · 7:00 PM

    Drop In + Do

    1 Member

    Drop In + Do is an evening at the Department of Making + Doing for Philadelphia's teens & adults, novices & experts to connect, collaborate and get help exploring new... Learn more
  • June 18 · 12:30 PM

    Keyboardio Demo

    1 Member

    Keyboardio is coming to Philly! Their kickstarter campaign was just funded in record time, now they are embarking on a 23 city tour. Keyboardio is a tiny company making... Learn more
  • June 17 · 7:00 PM

    Make Your Own Cutting Board

    1 Member

    Wood is a wonderful, wanky material, but with the right tools and knowledge you can wrangle it into straight, square boards. In this class we will learn how to use the... Learn more
  • June 16 · 7:00 PM

    School for Poetic Computation Recap

    4 Members

    Hear from Georgia Guthrie, Executive Director of The Hacktory on her recent experience in the 10-week School for Poetic Computation. Founded in 2013, “The school for... Learn more
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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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