Amazeum seeks participants in new ‘Maker in Residence’ program

Photo: Courtesy, Amazeum

The Scott Family Amazeum is seeking makers and artists to participate in their new ‘Maker in Residence’ program this year.

The makers and artists selected for the three month program will receive a $8,400 stipend, plus $7,725 for materials, and will have access to the museum’s 3,000 square foot fabrication shop.

Those selected for the program will also work with Amazeum staff to create, test, and produce interactive projects for the museum. Exhibits or educational experiences created must be in line with the museum’s “Math Moves! Experiencing Ratio and Proportion” exhibit, or a new exhibition “Reflections: The Art and Science of Visual Perception” in the works for a future exhibit. Those selected for the residency must also spend one day a week at the museum during operating hours engaging with the public, and hsaring their skills and techniques through workshops, etc.

Selection criteria is based on the following:

  • Prior work samples or relevant experience that demonstrate capability.
  • Uniqueness and creativity of maker/artist evidenced through work samples.
  • Capacity to complete project within time of residency.
  • Competency with interactive, hands-on experiences or works for public engagement
  • Ability to collaborate with other partners or teams.
  • A written statement about why participation strengthens the local maker/artist community.

The deadline to apply for the program is March 11. For more information, or to apply, visit