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Announcing: MuseCon 0 - The Secret Muse

A new convention in northeastern Illinois celebrating music and the hands-on arts beginning in 2010

Launching August 2010, Chicagoland
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MuseCon 2010
Hotel 2010
Registration 2010


We have added even more programming information. In fact, the whole grid is up!! We have a great lineup. You will have problems deciding which things you won't want to attend!

MuseCon ( is a new convention for artists, musicians, inventors, gadgeteers, makers, tinkerers, and so forth. We have lots of cool things in the works and we would like to invite you to be in on the ground floor. We want you at our 1st convention to participate and help define the future direction MuseCon.

It's going to be held at the Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca, IL the weekend of August 6, 7 and 8th 2010. Membership rates and on-line registration can be found on the registration page.

More information about the hotel can be found on the hotel page. But to reserve a hotel room, go to We've negotiated a rate of $95 for rooms, and $165 for corner suites. The hotel has spent a lot of time and effort upgrading the room - we were impressed, and know that you will pleased with the rooms.

We're are also looking for folks to help out with MuseCon in a variety of roles. Including but not limited to the actual running of the con, providing advice and programming participants. If you want to join the team preparing for the 2010 convention send email to Or, track us down at one of the other conventions and talk to us in person!

Feel free to join us in one of our future planning meetings.

Some of what we are planning:

. Music: Traditional, Science Fiction and Fantasy-inspired
. Fun with Science
. Blinkies
. Handcrafts
. Programming just for Kids
. And...ummm...what do YOU want to see?
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