Written by lcarter on Mar 11 2015 - 4:46pm
Sometimes great things come in small packages. Take for instance the award-winning Spare Parts MINI ART MUSEUM (MAM). The mini museum concept sprang from the artistically fertile imagination of teacher and artist Gabriella Santiago, and Spare Parts founder and director Mary Elizabeth Cantú.
Written by lcarter on Sep 19 2014 - 5:06pm
Local nonprofit/collective, 10BitWorks, is interested in providing area makers and artists with access to digital manufacturing technology. The key piece in a recent effort is a high-tech, industrial-grade laser cutter. 10BitWorks is excited to announce a fundraising initiative to purchase a laser cutter for the local maker/creative community. 
Written by lcarter on Jul 6 2014 - 8:53am
PreK-12 grade teachers, children, parents and artists will celebrate arts education and the environment at the 4th annual Fine Arts Fair on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wonderland of the Americas,  The public is invited to participate in the Fine Arts Fair activities including: enjoying music, engaging in art activities, visiting the award-winning spare parts MINI ART MUSEUM, taking a picture with Spurs Jesus and supporting local artists as they sell their arts and crafts.
Written by lcarter on Jan 23 2014 - 5:55am
Last weekend's event hosted by spare parts and 10BitWorks Hackerspace was what I like to think of as a creative confluence of artists, geeks and a bit of new media thrown in from The CMCollective.
Written by lcarter on Oct 28 2013 - 5:13pm
On Saturday, November 16, 2013 Providence Catholic School will host the inaugural fundraiser for spare parts. The event, titled V.I.P. (Very Important Party), will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Najim Campus Center, located on the campus of Providence Catholic School, 1215 North St. Mary’s.
Written by lcarter on Jun 5 2013 - 6:23am
There's no summer vacation for spare parts founder Mary Elizabeth Cantu and her mighty interns.