Celebrate local artists during ABQ Makers Week

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It’s Albuquerque Makers Week and organizers are celebrating it in a big way.

The week meant is to introduce the community to the importance of not only collaboration, but entrepreneurism, and STEM education. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

“Makers” are those of all ages and backgrounds that create anything and everything from 3D Printing, robots, gaming, coding, digital and electronic art, to crafting and design. Maker, Mike Westerfield, along with Randall Grann and Charel Morris joined the KRQE This Morning to talk about the upcoming event. Watch Above.

Currently, makers are participating in the educational, hands-on activities, interactive, family friendly “faire” that focuses on innovation, STEM, art, toys, music and creativity.

“The ABQ Mini Maker Faire” begins Saturday, August 27th and end Sunday, August 28th.

This all is happening at the Albuquerque Balloon Museum and tickets are now available. Adults pay $10 and children $5.

For more information, visit their website.

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