Vision: Part art studio, STEM lab, DIY, and business incubator with programs, equipment and space to launch creative ideas, inventions and small businesses.

Classes and Events

Beading Guild

TBA The first series of classes will focus on the medallion and tack work for beginners. To keep you going each week will have one simple and quick beading project so you can generate something new each week while continuing to work on your larger piece. This new...

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Beginning Enameling

Saturday, April 29, 10-1pm Enameling – if you can make cinnamon toast you can be successful at enameling. Learn the ancient art of fusing powdered glass to copper. We will learn some basic processes like sgraffito, wet pack and use of sticky ink. We will torch fire...

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Making Glass Beads

Saturday, April 22, 10-noon Learn how to make glass beads using maps gas torches. Instructions on how to build your own beads in one and two colors. Beads will be annealed  at the end of class for later pick up. Extra studio time will be scheduled for those wanting to...

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Sock Monkeys

Saturday, April 8, noon – 3 For decades we have loved sock monkeys. Learn how to make these nearly mythic, absolutely humorous sock monkeys. These are quick to make because the form and surface decoration are already in the socks – it is just a matter of knowing where...

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Make a Bowl

Saturday, April 1, 10 – noon Fusing and Slumping Plastic This is a quick easy project for ages 4 to 94. These are fun colorful bowls and this process is easy to replicate at home. Instructor Jill Lewis $5...

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Build a 2 hour table

Thursday, Mar.16 Learn to use the wood shop while making a table – in 2 hours. 6 -9pm Instructors: Lorre Hoffman, Rob Anderson $35...

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Learn to play the Harmonica

Saturday, Mar. 4, noon – 3 Just in time to practice for the July 4th parade MS307 marching harmonica band – Lawrence has been teaching people to play this fun instrument for years and no one has failed yet. Harmonica is included. Instructor Lee Wickstrom $10...

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3D printing for Casting Metal Designs

Saturday, April 22, 10am – 2pm, Weds., April 26, 5:30 – 8pm Prerequisites: CAD I, CAD II or CorelDraw For beginners, we will discuss design principals in making useful objects so you can print  and cast your own handles, hinges, hooks, containers, wheels, gears,...

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Laser Cutter Appliqué Design

Thurs., April 6, 5:30 – 8:30pm, Saturday, April 8, 10am – 2pm Prerequisite: CorelDraw Software Training Learn how to use the computer to generate the quadrilateral designs of traditional appliqué for Pow Wow regalia or other projects. Also learn to use the laser to...

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Laser Cutter Design

Saturday, Mar. 25, noon – 2pm Prerequisites: CAD I, CAD II or CorelDraw Using a sample project or your own design learn laser operations and settings for a variety of materials from fabric to acrylic and wood. Test materials, methods and extensions of processes to...

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CorelDraw Software Training

Weds., Feb. 8-March 8, 5:30 – 8pm Graphics Editing Software Learn the basic tools and formats to generate vector files from scanned hand drawings and drawings generated in the computer  for use on the laser cutter, vinyl cutter, CNC router, poster printer and banner...

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CNC Router Design

Saturday, Mar. 25, 10am-noon Prerequisites: CAD I, CAD II or CorelDraw Use sample projects or your own design learn how to home the machine, settings and tool path order, basic finishing. Test materials, methods and extensions of processes to other equipment....

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3D Printer Design

Saturday, Mar. 11, 10am – 12pm Prerequisites: CAD I, CAD II or permission of instructor. Use your own design or a sample project to learn how to export STL files to 3D printers. Learn the difference between liquid and filament 3D printers, settings and trouble...

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CAD Software Training II

Saturdays, Feb. 25 & Mar. 4, 10am-12pm Sign on to your own free Fusion 360 (parametric) CAD program, learn navigation, settings, how to build parts of your drawing to correlate to available hardware, scaling, tool pathways, learn to export SVG files to an array of...

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Beaded Animals

Saturday, Mar.11, noon- 2 Learn bead work using pony beads (larger than the glass seed beads). You can quickly form lizards, frogs, flowers and then keep these larger pieces to remind you how to do the same with smaller beads for finer work. Instructor Jill Lewis $5...

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