Makerspace Workshops for Students, Staff, and Faculty: Spring 2022

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Create, tinker, craft, invent, and discover new skills in our makerspaces. Check out these free workshops offered by The Makery, located in the basement of Carrier Library and the first floor of Rose Library. Our knowledgeable and helpful staff are here to help you with academic and personal projects to foster your creativity!

Dates and times may change. For the most up-to-date information, please visit our Events Calendar.

Audio Podcasts with Audacity

This virtual workshop will introduce you to Audacity, a free and open-source tool that can help you record and edit audio for podcasts, interview, oral histories, music, and more.

Sign up for January 11, 3-4pm
Sign up for January 25, 3-4pm
Sign up for February 8, 3-4pm
Sign up for February 22, 3-4pm
Sign up for March 8, 3-4pm
Sign up for March 22, 3-4pm
Sign up for April 5, 3-4
pm
Sign up for April 19, 3-4pm

 

Welcome to the World of Mixed Media Painting

Studies have shown that exposure to even small amounts of art and creativity can reduce stress and anxiety. Join this in-person workshop for a relaxing hour of creating mixed media art using acrylic paints and household items. All supplies provided!

Sign up for January 12, 2-3pm
Sign up for February 9, 2-3pm
Sign up for March 9, 2-3pm
Sign up for April 13, 2-3pm

 

Sewing 101

Learn to use our sewing machines and walk through a simple sewing project. This in-person workshop is excellent for folks new to sewing or looking for a refresher. All supplies provided.

Sign up for January 13, 5-6pm
Sign up for February 10, 5-6pm
Sign up for March 10, 5-6pm
Sign up for April 7, 5-6pm

 

Getting Started with 3D Modeling and 3D Printing 

In this workshop, you’ll learn the basics of modeling, including how to prepare a 3D model for printing.

Sign up for January 18, 2-3pm (virtual)
Sign up for February 22, 2-3pm (in person in Carrier)
Sign up for March 22, 2-3pm (virtual)
Sign up for April 19, 2-3pm (in person in Carrier)

 

Electronics 101

In this in-person workshop in the Rose Library Makery, you will create a simple circuit and control it with an open-source microcontroller kit. All supplies provided.

Sign up for January 27, 4-5pm
Sign up for February 10, 4-5pm
Sign up for March 10, 4-5pm
Sign up for March 24, 4-5pm
Sign up for April 7, 4-5pm
Sign up for April 21, 4-5pm

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