Día de Los Muertos | 2017 Event Roundup

While we prepare for our upcoming Cultural Creations | DIY Mini Altars workshop we’ve decided to compile a list of local events also honoring Día de Los Muertos. If you have an event that would like to be included in this list, please e-mail us at makesanantonio@gmail.com. Also, please check out our calendar of maker-inspired Read More …

Cultural Creations kicks off with Día de los Muertos mini altar workshop

We’ve dusted off the laser cutter, brought out the craft supplies, and we’re eager to get back into the maker game. As we continue to work towards our ultimate goal of opening a makerspace, in the meantime we’ve decided to host a quarterly workshop series titled, Cultural Creations. Our inaugural workshop will focus on Día Read More …

Goals for 2017: Makers Edition

2017 has officially arrived, and we have a lot of ideas for the year to come. From new projects and filling up our Etsy shop, we still have our sights set on creating a makerspace.   Here are a few goals we have for Make San Antonio in 2017: Stock up our Etsy shop. The Read More …

2016 Year-in-Review

We’re two years into Make San Antonio, and we’re full of ideas and optimism for the future. This past year, we focused on community projects. From working with local makers (such as Crafthouse SA, spare parts, Design Improvised and Morena’s Corner) to building partnerships with the San Antonio Public Library and the Briscoe Western Art Museum, Read More …

#MakerMinute with Crafthouse

Victoria Oscari, founder of Crafthouse, is one of our favorite craft advocates. Her crafting social experience, Crafthouse, is celebrating its one year anniversary and what a year it’s been. From their Get Hammered workshop to our own Make My Valentine collaboration, Victoria has been busy keeping locals entertained with fun crafts, good company and the occasional Read More …

#MakerMonday | Indigo Makers Collective

Where downtown San Antonio and Southtown meet is Indigo Makers Collective, located on the corner of S. Alamo and Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. Indigo Makers Collective is a shop specializing in locally made mens and women’s apparel, handcrafted accessories and wares. Jessica Brown, Kass Carrell and Blanquita Sullivan are the founders of Indigo Makers Collective, Read More …

Celebrate National Week of Making with Make San Antonio & Friends

June 17-23 marks National Week of Making. According to the event’s website, the National Week of Making is building on last year’s National Week of Making. This year’s National Week of Making will highlight the diversity of Makers big and small, young and old, urban and rural. The Week of Making is an opportunity for Read More …

#MakerMonday | Meet Addy Neilly

Addy Neilly, a sophomore at Johnson High School, is an aspiring artist perfecting her skill. Focusing mainly on painting and drawing, she has been included in many student art shows such as North East Independent School District’s “Night Gallery,” an annual secondary student art exhibit. She shares with us her inspirations and aspirations as a Read More …