Lord and Lady Towers unveiled Escapement Point, an art project six years in the making
Steampunk makers Lord and Lady Towers have gained a reputation for large-scale art projects such as D.I.N.O., their life-size mechanical dinosaur. But their latest magnum opus is a kinetic sculpture that’s the size and shape of a top hat.
The Edwardian Ball celebrates 20 years of frolic inspired by Edward Gorey’s nonsensical tales
San Francisco’s Regency Ballroom became a neo-vintage wonderland as the Edwardian Ball celebrated its 20th anniversary with music, art, and other madcap revelry. It capped a weekend that also included Friday’s Edwardian World’s Faire.
The Morris Museum in New Jersey is hosting The Adventures of Baron von Steubon and Cromwell: A Kinetic Tale, a showcase for 18 kinetic sculptures by David Bowman.
Burning Man will draw an estimated 70,000 people to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. This year’s art theme is “Metamorphoses,” described as “a celebration of change, and an exploration of uncertainty.”
Bruce Rosenbaum, aka the “Steampunk Guru,” has created an educational program dubbed “Steampunkinetics.” He tried it with students at an overnight camp in Massachusetts.
Cluj-Napoca, the largest city in Transylvania, is home to eye-catching steampunk eateries
Photo Gallery: Cluj-Napoca is the unofficial capital of Transylvania, the region known for its association with Bram Stoker’s Dracula. But the Romanian city is also a haven for steampunk-themed eating and drinking establishments.
Life Imagined - The Art and Science of Automata at Science Museum Oklahoma features vintage automata along with kinetic works by contemporary artists.
Maker Faire Bay Area once again offers a visual feast, but financial woes could spell its demise
Tens of thousands braved rainy weather for Maker Faire Bay Area, a festival of DIY ingenuity that’s been dubbed the “Greatest Show and Tell on Earth.” It was a showcase for a wide range of creative projects, including many with steampunk appeal.
Obtainium Works, steam engines, Burning Man projects and more at Maker Faire Bay Area
The world’s largest Maker Faire returns May 17-19 to the San Francisco Bay Area, offering a showcase for DIY invention and creativity in categories that include kinetic art, cosplay, robotics, 3D printing, vehicles, woodworking, needlecraft, and more.
Wacky contraptions and Prof. Elemental are highlights at the Watch City Steampunk Festival
“Mad Science” will be the theme as the Watch City Steampunk Festival returns to Waltham, Massachusetts on May 11. The program includes an exhibition of steampunk contraptions plus live entertainment, educational presentations, and more.