CREATE KICK-OFF PARTY with TechVibe Radio
Jun
1
12:00 pm12:00

CREATE KICK-OFF PARTY with TechVibe Radio

We are getting this party started with TechVibe Radio as we unveil the Innovation Salon and talk to the Creatives that are highlighting the day! Join TechVibe Radio hosts Audrey Russo and Jonathan Kersting, as we roll out the day.

FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
 

MAKE + PLAY WORKSHOPS
Jun
1
1:00 pm13:00

MAKE + PLAY WORKSHOPS

EXPEDITION: INTERACTIVE GAMING PARTY

  • 1:00pm  2:00pm
    Expedition: The Roleplaying Card Game is a fast-paced game that allows players to expedite character creation and combat to immediately jump into the role playing experience. Expedition uses a crossplatform app that is free on iOS, Android, and browser. The app comes with several adventures pre-built into the game, but also provides tools for Guides to create their own experiences. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK IN

DIGITAL FABRICATION WORKSHOP, WITH BOXZY

  • 2:00pm  3:00pm
    Learn how to shape the world around you with the makers of BoXZY, an all-in-one 3D printer, laser engraver, and CNC mill. You don’t have to be an engineer or a product designer to incorporate digital fabrication into your everyday life. This workshop will not only cover the basics of digital fabrication and 3D design, it will show you how to use these concepts to bring your creativity to life. You’ll learn the foundations of 3D printing, CNC milling, and laser engraving, so that you can create anything, anywhere.  Whether an artist, engineer, DIYer or small business, BoXZY equips users to do more with the space they have. For more information, visit BoXZY.com. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK IN.
KIDS + CRAFTS: INNOVATION THROUGH THE GENERATIONS
Jun
1
3:00 pm15:00

KIDS + CRAFTS: INNOVATION THROUGH THE GENERATIONS

CAPA FASHION SHOW: LOVE, PEACE + ROBOTS

  • 3pm
    Geek Art, Green Innovator's Festival founder, Christine Bethea, presents a core segment of her GA/GI production, Love, Peace and Robots with Pittsburgh's CAPA. Still, fresh from their successful fashion debut at Re: NEW Festival last fall, students from the Creative and Performing Arts Magnet school led by the nationally renowned Teaching Artist, Karen Page, have recycled, recreated and transformed clothing as part of their advanced textile curriculum. They'll showcase their work at Create Festival, and highlight how they are integrating technology into their eco-based creations.

HIP HOP ON L.O.C.K.

  • 3:30-4pm
    Music is the narrative of our soul.  In this interactive workshop participants will learn the five elements of Hip-Hop and how the elements have created the narrative of change and an ensuing culture that has taken over the world.  Participants will be able to learn basic B-Boy/B-Girl movements, create their first piece of graffiti art, learn the art of Emcee-ing, the skills behind djing and the knowledge behind Hip-Hop culture. Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.  promotes youth empowerment, community development and self esteem through a mock record label that teaches Leadership Skills, Organizational Skills, Cooperative Economic and Knowledge of the Music Business.

POPCRAFT BLOCK PRINTING MAKER PARTY

  • 4-5pm
    Make a Pittsburgh themed block print with Pop Craft! Fun for all ages! You’ll get to mix and match different blocks hand carved printing blocks to create a message in black and gold. Pop Craft’s workshops make it easy for anyone to access that creative kid inside of them by providing all the materials and instructions you need to make a really awesome craft project. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK IN.