Over the past 10 years we have worked regularly with Mike Petrich and Karen Wilkinson from the Exploratorium, in San Francisco. Mike and Karen have enormous energy, and a unique capability for making things happen in their tinkering workshops. Some of our favourites have been the ‘Sound Automata’ workshops where participants build sound automata and […]
Springs Sprockets & Pulleys: The Mechanical Sculptures of Steve Gerberich, Waterloo Center, Iowa, USA until January 2009. We are great fans of Steve Gerberich and his work, so if you are in Iowa before the end of the year a visit to this exhibition is highly recommended. There is also a great program of workshops […]
We enjoyed the visit to Maker Faire last weekend, and were thrilled to pick up an Editor’s Choice award for our Designing Automata Kit. Richard Garriott, Austin resident, CMT patron (also, games designer and soon to be astronaut!) pictured here with Sarah Alexander came along too, and shared some of his great pieces with the […]
Join us at the fantastic Maker Faire this October in Austin, Texas where you can get the chance to play with our great Designing Automata Kit. If you are in the USA you can now order the Designing Automata Kit and our first book, Cabaret Mechanical Movement directly from the Make: Store, saving dollars on […]
This Saturday, 19th May, sees the opening of our USA touring exhibit at the Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure in Salina, Kansas. A great place for a day out this summer, this fascinating place also has a collection of Animatronics and robotic humans including a Hindu snake charmer. The CMT exhibition closes 22nd August.