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The Underground Studio MakerSpace offers a wide range of programming designed to ignite curiosity, foster creativity and develop new skills. Workshops and projects are designed to incorporate one or more of the seven core programs streams: Woodworking, 3D Modelling, Circuitry & Soldering, Computer Programming, Textiles, and Screen-printing.

OPEN STUDIO

From 10am to 12pm, join us this summer from Monday-Friday for drop-in sessions in The Underground Studio MakerSpace. We will have stations set up to learn how to use a sewing machine, solder, code, make circuits, 3D Model, and more!

ACCESS WEDNESDAYS

Attention: Access Wednesdays will commence once again in Fall 2018.

The maker club you don’t want to miss out on! Bring your family and join other Makers in our community to learn and develop new skills while building new and unique projects.

Workshops are open to visitors aged 6+* and are offered from 6:30-8:30 on the second and third Wednesday of each month. Each session costs $14 or sign up for the Access Pass Membership.

*Adult supervision required.

ACCESS PASS MEMBERSHIP

For a yearly fee of $150+HST you gain access to the unique Access Wednesday workshops. Access Pass Members also receive additional discounts including:

  • One Access Wednesday per month for 12 consecutive months.
  • Savings on The Underground Studio MakerSpace Camps and Weekend Workshops.
  • 10% discount at THEMUSEUM Gift Shop.
  • 10% discount on THEMUSEUM Annual Memberships.
  • Monthly e-newsletter.

Sign up for your Access Pass Membership Today!

2018/2019 ACCESS WEDNESDAY THEMES

Access Wednesday will commence in the Fall of 2018. Please note the cost is $14.00/session. Length: 120 minutes.

9/12/2018: That’s my Lunch! (Textiles) Learn the basics of sewing and create your own lunch bag to take to school held at Google! Please RSVP at the Eventbrite

9/19/2018: That’s my Lunch! (Textiles) Learn the basics of sewing and create your own lunch bag to take to school held at Google! Please RSVP at the Eventbrite

10/10/2018: Scream Printing Bags (Screen Printing) Using a provided bag, create your own design and screen print it to create your own Trick or Treating bag!

11/14/2018: Exquisite Body Blocks (Woodworking & Art) Learn about art history; put your head on a horse’s body, a cat with a dragon head, do anything! Cut blocks and affix them to a dowel and let the fun begin. 

11/21/2018: Exquisite Body Blocks (Woodworking & Art) Learn about art history; put your head on a horse’s body, a cat with a dragon head, do anything! Cut blocks and affix them to a dowel and let the fun begin. 

12/12/2018: Bowling for Ozobots (Computer Programming) Using our Ozobots, learn to program the little bots to bowl! Can you get a strike?

12/19/2018: Bowling for Ozobots (Computer Programming) Using our Ozobots, learn to program the little bots to bowl! Can you get a strike?

1/9/2019: Fidget Boxes (3D Modelling) Always need something to fiddle with? Can’t sit still? Using 3D Modelling, learn how to make your own fidget box. 

1/16/2019: Fidget Boxes (3D Modelling) Always need something to fiddle with? Can’t sit still? Using 3D Modelling, learn how to make your own fidget box. 

2/6/2019: Wind Chimes (Deconstruction & Soldering) Was the groundhodg right? Is spring coming? Be prepared and learn how to solder and construct your own wind chimes. 

2/13/2019: Wind Chimes (Deconstruction & Soldering) Was the groundhodg right? Is spring coming? Be prepared and learn how to solder and construct your own wind chimes. 

3/20/2019: Skeleton Key Making (Soldering) Learn to solder and turn an old coat hanger into a unique and mysterious looking skeleton key. 

4/10/2019: DIY Virtual Reality Glasses (Engineering) Make your own virtual reality glasses using cardboard!

4/17/2019: DIY Virtual Reality Glasses (Engineering) Make your own virtual reality glasses using cardboard!

5/8/2019: Animation (3D Modelling) Learn animating with special guests, Sheepdog Animation Studios.

5/15/2019: Animation (3D Modelling) Learn animating with special guests, Sheepdog Animation Studios.

6/12/2019: Laser Cutting Lanterns (Woodworking & Laser Cutting) Learn how to make a design on the computer and turn it into a unique, laser cut lantern!

6/19/2019: Laser Cutting Lanterns (Woodworking & Laser Cutting) Learn how to make a design on the computer and turn it into a unique, laser cut lantern!

MakerSpace Passports

Join us this summer from Monday-Friday at 1:00 PM, for 1 hour in The Underground Studio MakerSpace! They only cost $5 and we will have stations set up to learn how to use a sewing machine, solder, code, make circuits, 3D Model and more! The workshops do not require advance registration and are open to anyone 6+*.

There will be six workshops offered:

  1. 3D Modelling
  2. Woodworking
  3. Soldering and Circuitry
  4. Computer Programming
  5. Textiles
  6. Screen printing

Please check out our events calendar for workshop themes!

Events

*Adult supervision required.

For more information about our Weekend Workshops, Access Wednesday Workshops or Access Pass Memberships, please contact us at:
UndergroundStudio@THEMUSEUM.ca.

 

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