Featured Exhibitors

Featured Exhibitors at CreatedBy Festival 2019

BattleBots (As seen on TV!)

Saturday Only

Meet the Boston-area BattleBots, as seen on the Discovery Channel! Get a chance to see the 250lb machines up close and personal, and meet the builders and teams behind each of the bots, including Huge, SawBlaze, Valkyrie, Ribbot, Bloodsport, Uppercut, and Overhaul!

Brought to you with support from Artisan’s Asylum and its members.

The Telephone Museum

Friday + Saturday

We encourage children to take apart old analog telephones to explore components and their functionality. We then compare 100 year old technology to today’s semiconductor versions. The discovery leads to an understanding of Ohm’s Law, the first law of electric theory.

Stonybrook Fine Arts

Friday + Saturday

Aluminum pour + cast! Participate by carving a pre-made sand/resin mold and we will fill it with molten aluminum.

Science Bob

Friday Night

Bob Pflugfelder a science teacher, author, maker, and presenter that knows how to share the world of science like never before. He is a regular guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Live With Kelly and Ryan, The Dr. Oz Show, and Nickelodeon’s Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn. His television appearances also include The Today Show, Hack My Life, Good Morning America, Home & Family and others. When he’s not teaching, Bob can be found testing new ideas at Artisan’s Asylum.

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2017-09-17 13.52.06 - Anne Sasser

Len Solomon:


Len Solomon presents a variety of instruments devised from plumbing parts, coat-hanger wire, and re-purposed salvage materials. Included is a foot-powered pipe organ, a squeeze-ball powered one-man-band, and other examples of Medieval music technology.

Empow Studios

Friday + Saturday

Showcasing STEM Enrichment. We will provide beta testing of video games created by students in our classes as well as showcasing our robotic designs that were also created by our students and allowing visitors to interact with the robot and see how it is run.

MassArt Fashion

Friday + Saturday

Massachusetts College of Art and Design will showcase the work of Fashion Design students- select designs on view from sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Society of Women Engineers

Saturday Only

Bristlebots: Visitors can stop by our table to make a “bot” out of a toothbrush head, tiny vibration motor, coin cell battery and double sided tape.

Group_8-8-16_Robotics - Amanda Stickles
massart - Steam Team
HamiltonSTEMDiscovery10.3.18_2 - Elizabeth Sanford (1)