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APMM Zoom Meet-Ups

We've been hosting informal and interactive Zoom Meet-Ups for our community to get together in virtual space - take a break from your current project and join us!  (We'll even send our members a reminder 30-min before the session starts!)

June 23 Meet-up - Student Model Making Competition

Students and young professionals are the future of the APMM - and we see a very bright future ahead! Join us to look over the entries-to-date in our SMMC 2022 and review the winners of last year's competition. The APMM's Art Hedlund Student Model Making Competition, a well established part of our regular conference program, now runs online via Instagram. For more information about the competition, visit

Prizes are offered for 3 winners, and we will feature these and some ‘honorary mentions’ on our Instagram, in our newsletter and at other events. The competition is open to students of any program that we recognize as teaching professional model making. Just post images of your entry to your Instagram account during June 2022, describe the skills that you have used, include #APMMawards, and tag your institution.

Leading this Meet-up is APMM's Education VP for Europe, Will Strange of Arts University Bournemouth in UK. Come see what students are making as we review last year's astounding winners and prepare for this year's promising entries. Check out #APMMAwards on Instagram!

Join our meet-up on Wednesday, June 23 at 3 PM EDT at this link:

Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 875 2817 2419
Passcode: 593576 

Questions? Send us a note at [email protected] or give us a call at 315-750-0803

Over the past year and a half, we've had Meet-ups on

  • tool talk
  • materials sourcing
  • 3D printers
  • Arduino in models
  • antique tool collecting
  • film special effects
  • diversity, equity and inclusion
  • social media for model makers
  • steampunk sculptures
  • project challenges
  • desktop metal 3D printing
  • sourcing through catalogs and websites
  • books on architectural models and model makers
  • building projects at Legoland
  • workshops and tours
  • informal discussions and shop talk

We're developing our calendar now for the months ahead - please reach out to us with ideas, inspirations, and topics to discuss. The Meet-ups are all about YOU!

Meet-up sessions are scheduled to take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. at 10 AM PDT/11 AM MDT/12 PM CDT/1 PM EDT/6 PM BST and the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1 PM PDT/2 PM MDT/3 PM CDT/4 PM EDT/9 PM BST. 
Please watch for announcements or changes here as schedules are subject to change!


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