Tinkerfest is a fun-filled day of discovery for learners ages 0–100. Through dynamic learning opportunities, this event will spark your curiosity about art, culture, science, and creativity. Tinkerfest features myriad hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and performances.
Included with admission to ahha Tulsa!
At Tinkerfest, you’ll…
Build sculpture • Create art • Get messy • Meet artists, performers, and makers • Play with music • Use real tools • See live performances and demonstrations • and more!
Free street parking is available in the Tulsa Arts District on weekends, with accessible parking spots along Boston Avenue to the west of the ahha Hardesty Center.
Paid parking is available for $3 per day in the BOK lot, located just south of ahha on Archer Street. Buses may be parked on Boulder Avenue or on Cheyenne Avenue, north of Cameron Street and west of Main Street.
Tinkerfest is made possible by the hands-on activities, demonstrations, and performances from organizations, artists, performers, and makers. Participation as a Featured Tinkerer is free and includes complimentary admission—apply today!
Thank you to our 2019 Featured Tinkerers:
108 Contemporary • Artist Jini Kim • Artist Kristin Gentry • B&K Makerspace • Beta BetaMax • Biologist Ian Browne • Cherokee Heritage Center • Discovery Lab • Eastern Oklahoma Woodcarvers • F. Thompson Art • Fab Lab Tulsa • Inspyral Circus • Interaction developer Luke Anderson • Living Arts of Tulsa • Mark Kuykendall of Unknown Tone Records • Mitochroma exhibition artist Sarah Sullivan of SULLYSTRING • Northeast Oklahoma Woodturners Association (Neowta) • Oklahoma Museum Network • Photographer and collector Jack Bryant • Science Museum Oklahoma • Scott Family Amazeum • THE EXPERIENCE exhibition artists • The Khalid Jabara ‘Tikkun Olam’ Memorial Library • Tulsa City-County Library Seed Library • Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance • Up With Trees • Wahzhazhe Cultural Center