A Makerspace For All.
Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all. We connect you to manufacturing equipment, space, education, and Baltimore’s largest community of maker professionals. With programs for ages eight and up, we can help you make just about anything!
Coming Up at Open Works
Looking for a Class?
We offer a wide variety of classes for young people, adults, and seniors throughout the year. As COVID-19 impacted our ability to offer in-person instruction, we have adapted by adding virtual and hybrid options. In-person Shop Safety classes returning July 1!
Looking for a Studio?
Interested in our Facilities?
Membership at Open Works gives you access to 34,000 S.F. of equipment, including 7 workshops and a computer lab. With loading dock access, free parking, and a central location, we make it easy for you to make! If you want to check it out for yourself, sign up for community orientation. You’ll get a great tour of the building and it’s the first step towards membership!
Interested in Working at Open Works?
Whether you’re a life long maker looking to share your knowledge, or an aspiring DIYer who’s eager to learn, we’re always on the lookout for great technicians and instructors to join on talented and creative staff!
Increasing Digital Equity Beginning this Spring! A number of different neighborhoods throughout central Baltimore will be able to charge their devices and access WiFi thanks to our partnership with the Central Baltimore Partnership (CBP). The 29th Street Community Center, which is undergoing renovations this fall and will lose access to its current computer resources, will receive the first computer station....