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OW Weekly / 2/17/2020

Open Works

OW Weekly / 2/17/2020

This photo was taken 8 years ago — a year before our building was acquired and 4-1/2 years before we opened our doors as Open Works proper. Since then, we’ve seen hundreds of new affordable housing units — and hundreds of new faces — move into the neighborhood. We have grown right alongside, providing a place for community meetings, youth activities, adult classes, and space for new businesses to bloom. We are so grateful to be part of Baltimore’s rise — join us and become part of the biggest creative community in town! Sign up for a community orientation today!


Class Highlight: Upholstered Stool

Learn the basics of upholstery while making this padded footstool with expert instructor Ryan Flanigan this Sunday, 2/23 from 12-5 PM. Best of all? You get to keep your one-of-a-kind beauty to rest your feet after a hard day’s work. Sign up here. 


MDHS Reflections

Our friends at the Maryland Historical Society have been collaborating with photographer Elena Volkova to create a photographic archive of tintype portraits of modern Marylanders. Elena took some portraits at Maker Mart in December and will be BACK next week. Be a part of history! Space is limited, sign up now.


My Furr’s Guitar

University of Baltimore Entrepreneurship Fellow, 2019 EnterpRISE runner up, and OW member Brian Furr is competing in the StartUp Maryland pitch competition. His product is a unique 1-string guitar that uses symbols and colors to teach kids to play. Help him win funding with a quick view and upvote of his video here!


Reminder: New Machine Guides

Don’t forget, we have some awesome new resources for you to take your learning home after class. Check out our new PDF machine guides for every major shop — and they are all FREE downloads over on the Resources part of our new website. Check ’em out!


Coffee Corner

Our friends at the Greenmount Coffee Lab are fighting off the February blues with some new plant life in our lobby. Come check out thos healing #plantvibes and grab yourself a cappuccino!

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Looking for something else? Open Works has all the tools and resources you need to bring an idea to life, learn a new skill, find a space for your new business and so much more.

Contact Us

1400 Greenmount Ave,
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 862-0424
info@openworksbmore.org

Hours of Operation

M-F 9am to 9pm
S-Su 9am to 5pm

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