Check out our pilot project at the YBCA-Room for Big Ideas: Conceiving Place.


  Over a three-month period this summer in San Francisco, SPARKmakers and its founder Studio CNS have been invited to design and transform the Room for Big Ideas: Conceiving Place into an urban research lab and so we are creating the space as the SPARKmakers Thinkering School – a self organized group of artists, creators, and activists who …

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Exciting School Year 2014-2015!

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In partnership with William Penn Charter School’s Public Service Program, SPARKmakers designed and instructed thinkering events at three local middle schools this year. We also led an internship service program where we trained a group of Penn Charter’s high school students to assist in the design of the events and mentor our students. Here is in pictures what we did at St. James and Widener …

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This Saturday Sept. 27th – Join SPARKmakers at The BLOC Party on Vernon Park – 1-6pm

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We are getting ready to make 50 D.I.Y. SPARKmakers flashlights with the youth attending The BLOC Party on September 27th of 2014 at the Vernon Park (5800 Germantown Ave.) The BLOC Party is the first event of its kind where a coalition of organizations will galvanize the community of returning citizens to partake in a range of activities to unify the efforts and needs of this …

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Areas of Interest:


+ sharing skills + thinkering + solving problems + repurposing, hacking, up-cycling, recycling + portability + place-based + project-based + analog and digital fabrication + sewing, woodwork, cardboard…etc. + multimedia production + micro and macro digital photography + animation, video and sound production + graphic and web design + simple machines + basic electronics + games and toy …

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