The MADE Returns to Kickstarter to Level Up!
Hey backers! Remember, oh, 4 years ago, when you backed a silly little non-profit videogame museum on Kickstarter?
Well, it's 4 years later, and we're having a party, and you're... Read more
The Expansion Continues!
Remember 2013, when we opened a new classroom across the hall, thanks to the help of David & Sarah Scott, Dolby, and Anya and Will Wright? The time has... Read more
After a Holiday of rest, the MADE's wonderful volunteers have set to the task of painting the walls and re-laying out the space. We're taking one more weekend to reset... Read more
The MADE's 3rd Year Anniversary Party this Saturday
Come to the MADE Saturday, September 6, from noon to 6 PM, to help us celebrate 3 years in operation! Without your support, we wouldn't be here, so please come... Read more
Coming Up On 3 Years!
The MADE turns 3 years old in September!
And we're having a party! To celebrate our anniversary, which ya'll are completely responsible for, we'll be hosting a series of events... Read more
2014 at the MADE
It feels weird having been so long since our last update, but we've been posting this type of news on http://www.themade.org instead of on here simply because we've got to address... Read more
OMG! Is that guy from that videogame museum STILL updating us Kickstarter donors 2.5 years after the fundraising ended, and all goals were met!? Geez, can't he just leave us... Read more
We MADE It!
Two years on, the MADE is finally stable. It's been a fight, and it's taken a lot of hard work, but this past week saw the major accomplishment of bringing... Read more
It's been 2 years already!? The MADE invites you...
Rewind 2 years. 2011. It's February, you've just discovered this "Kickstarter" thing, and perhaps you're perusing the meager offerings of the site to find something worthy of your hard... Read more
Happy New Year from the MADE!
Greetings Backers! It's a new year at the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment, and we've got an awful lot of juggling pins in the air right now. There are... Read more
The MADE's 1 year anniversary party!
Greetings MADE fans! Can you believe it's been almost two years since you pledged to support the MADE? Can you believe our museum has been open for a year and two... Read more
The Sound of Games is Coming!
Greetings Kickstarter donors! We would like to let you know about our newest exhibit, The Sound of Games.
This exhibit will feature playable games from across the spectrum of... Read more
The MADE This Fall
Guess what MADE donors!
We've almost made it to 1 full year in our space in Oakland! Right now, it appears that things will remain stable and funded through October,... Read more
Please help the MADE
Greetings donors! The MADE has been growing and fostering lots of new events. We're hosting monthly game jams, indie developer show and tells, more free classes, and plenty of other... Read more
Summer Camps, Comedy Night, and a survey
Greetings Level 1 MADE Donors! Can you believe we're already half-way through level 2? Our fundraising drive has been somewhat less successful than our original Kickstarter drive, so we have... Read more
The MADE's Level 2 Fundraising drive needs your help
Greetings MADE donors!
We're kicking off our 24-hour game beating marathon at the MADE, tomorrow at 5 PM PT, and we'll continue streaming and beating games for a solid 24,... Read more
The MADE hosts its first Game Jam
Greetings MADE donors! The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment has been rolling along, meeting even more goals during the month of March. We opened the month with big bang... Read more
Fundraising Campaign Level 2
Greetings MADE donors! Just a note to let ya'll know what's going on over the next few weeks. As before, we are running our second fundraising campaign at the MADE,... Read more
Level 2 Fundraising Begins!
Greetings MADE backers! Can you believe it's been almost a year since we initially created this Kickstarter campaign? What a year it's been, too. Not only did we accomplish our... Read more
A New Year at our New Museum
Thanks to your generosity, we have made the MADE. Every goal we set up in this Kickstarter has been fulfilled entirely thanks to your donations. We have been open for three months... Read more
The History of 3D Opens Saturday
Our first exhibit, the History of 3D opens this Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM at The MADE in Oakland, 610 16th St Suite 230 Oakland, CA 94612
Come check... Read more
Surprises for party tonight!
Remember! Dial #0230 to be buzzed in at our building!
We just had a new shipment of stuff arrive for the party, and we now have a Vectorex and 10-player... Read more
Party Tomorrow Night
The party is still on for tomorrow night! We're really excited to have you all finally come to the space. Again, doors open at 6 but the party really starts... Read more
Some folks have had questions about the party. Here is a short FAQ on it.
Is this the party I get to attend because I donated $25 or more?
Yes... Read more
Donor Party Friday!
This is it. The party you have been waiting for. Doors open at 6, but we expect folks to show up a little later, as this is California. We'll have... Read more
First programming class held at the MADE!
Your generous donation to the MADE has enabled us to hold our first programming class.
You can read a brief synopsis of the class at http://themade.org/node/70
We've got two children right... Read more
Busy Week of Events at The MADE
Let's get this out of the way first: The MADE has entered alpha. This alpha can be considered to be on par with, say, the Minecraft Alpha: playable, awesome, but... Read more
We've got a space!
The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment now has a home! We signed a lease on a 2,064 sq ft space in Oakland on Friday. The location is at 610... Read more
Gifts have shipped!
Your gifts have shipped! One or two of you should have gotten them already, but for those out there around the world, expect your gifts soon, and no later than... Read more
Donor List is Online!
We have finally managed to get all the donor names together and pasted online. They're on the front page of our Website, and at http://www.themade.org/content/donor-list Please let us know if we made... Read more
Please send us your info
Greetings donors! So far, everyone from the $500 and $1000 level has gotten us their info. But a lot of the lower level donors have not completed their surveys yet.... Read more
Update on gift fullfillment
As some of you may know, Amazon EC2 (the cloud) went down last week. This occurred just as we were sending out the surveys for people to answer so they... Read more
Thank You Donors!
The Kickstarter was successful!
We have to thank the tireless work of some of our volunteers: Jeffrey Malone, Krystle Ceccola, Nealon Ledbetter, Van Hu, and Amy Lukima. Their tireless efforts... Read more
We've Surpassed our Goal!
Thank you donors! We have reached and surpassed our funding goal, as we sit at $20,144 !
We're overjoyed, and ya'll should be too, because we have also decided to... Read more
Found our dream space!
Greetings donors! Only 7 days left to reach our goal, so please help spread the word!
We have found our dream location at 3rd and Market. The building owners are... Read more
Added more party tickets
Hey folks, we've added more tickets to the opening party at the $25 level. It is no longer sold out.
Spread the word!
More space touring, 2 weeks left!
Greetings donors! We are less than 2 weeks away from the end of our Kickstarter campaign. Spread the word and let folks know about the deadline!
This week, we will... Read more