Come discover the creativity, skills and talent of the Taos community, and use your own imaginations to make, create and innovate! Explore over 20 different stations showcasing a range of technologies and materials, including building and woodworking, solar technology, fiber play, puppet-hacking and recycled art, fractal play, robotics, 3D printing, electronics, flying machines, mad machines, tinker toddlers and much much more!
Last year, almost 1,000 people explored Invent Event! and took home their wild creations and an appetite for more inventing! This year, we want even more people to join Twirl and the many wonderful community partners who make this event possible.
Here's a snapshot of who will be participating this year: PPC Solar, Explora, Weaving Southwest, The Fractal Foundation, Kit Carson Electric, SOMOS, Seconds Eco Store, Inspire, Penasco Theatre, Wholly Rags, Electric Sheep, UNM Taos, FITaos, Rottenstone Pottery, LEAP, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps, Taos STEAM Academy, the STEAM Lab at TISA, KNCE, and True Kids One.
Thank you to Centinel Bank and the Taos News, our first sponsors to come on board this year! If you know of other local businesses or individuals who might be interested in sponsoring the event, please visit www.twirltaos.org/invent-event
In the lead up to Invent Event!, Twirl is working with 750 students at 8 area elementary schools, exploring fractals and making art. Come check out the culmination of our in-school program at the Invent Event! Thanks to all the awesome teachers and kids for the beautiful contributions to the community fractal installation which will be on display at the event.