Maker Week 2024

The UCR Library’s Creat’R Lab is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Maker Week, taking place Monday, April 22 - Friday, April 26, 2024.  

Maker Week 2024 will feature a variety of exciting activities! All Maker Week events are free and open to the UCR community. 

Here's what you can expect:

Monday, April 22
  • Circuit Painting (RSVP required) | Noon - 1 p.m. | Orbach 122
    • Use conductive paint to make an art piece of your own in this workshop! Conductive paint will let you create a circuit on the canvas which will enable you to add LED lights to your work.

Tuesday, April 23
  • Cosplay Show/Contest (RSVP required) | 1 - 2 p.m. | Orbach 240
    • Come and showcase your Cosplay costumes or just come and watch! If you want to participate in the contest, fill out this form (different from RSVP link). First, second, and third place receive a trophy and a certificate for a free 3D print! 

Wednesday, April 24
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fair  | Noon - 1 p.m. | Bell Tower
    • If you have a project you want to showcase at the Bell Tower (any kind of project, ranging from academic to hobby-related to entrepreneurial), fill out this form. Prizes range from $50 - $200! Anyone can stop by and look at projects! This event is co-sponsored by ASUCR and Blackstone LaunchPad.

Thursday, April 25
  • VR and Video Games (RSVP required) | 1 - 3 p.m. | Orbach 122
    • Come explore new worlds in VR or simply grab a remote and play some video games for fun. Also take a tour of the Makerspace.

Friday, April 26
  • DIY Jewelry Making (RSVP required) | 1 - 2 p.m. | Creat'R Lab
    • In this workshop, we'll be using chords, beads, and other materials to show you how to make your own piece of jewelry that you can wear and take home!