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Maryland’s Largest Community of Creative Professionals.

Join our vibrant community of makers, dreamers, and doers! Open Works was named Maryland’s largest accelerator by the Baltimore Business Journal in 2018, and is home to over 55 small businesses, startups, and nonprofits. We also support dozens of working artists building projects for Artscape, Light City, or private commission. Check out our flexible, affordable membership options to gain access to everything you need to turn your designs into reality.

PATH TO MEMBERSHIP

Want to join the Open Works Community? Here’s how:

For Tier 2 and Tier 3 Memberships, please follow these three easy steps.

step 1

Sign up for Orientation

Attend our 1-hour tour of Open Works. Get to know the staff, explore our facilities, feel the vibe and find out which membership plan is right for you!

step 2

Attend In-Person Orientation

After you sign up for orientation, you will receive an email confirmation for the date and time you selected. You must attend this orientation in person in order to go to the next step.

step 3

Choose Your Plan

We have membership plans to fit your business size, needs and budget. Find the plan that is right for you. Signing up for your membership plan must be done and paid for in person.

Membership Plans

Free Access Membership

Open Works offers a lot for free — sign up for our newsletter and be the first to know about exclusive promotional offers, events, community happenings, and grant-funded program opportunities. Our spacious, well-lit lobby is always open and always free, with Greenmount Coffee Lab, board games, free wi-fi, our maker library shelf, and comfy reading chairs. Come grab a coffee and set up with your laptop for the afternoon.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter and become a Tier 1 member of Open Works!

    Paid Access Memberships

    Want to get more out of your membership? Find the membership plan that is right for you. All Open Works paid membership plans are month-to-month with no long-term commitment.

    TIER 2 MEMBERSHIPs

    Maker Membership

    A Maker Membership gets you all of the above plus access to:

    • Textiles Lab
    • Electronics Lab
    • 3D Printing Lab
    • Digital Media Lab
    • Spray Booth
    • Computer Lab

    $70.00/mo.

    Builder Membership

    A Builder Membership gets you all of the above plus access to:

    • Wood Shop
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Metal Shop
    • Spray Booth
    • Computer Lab

    $90.00/mo.

    Pro Membership

    A Pro Membership gets you all of the above plus access to all the shops!

    • Textiles Lab
    • Electronics Lab
    • 3D Printing Lab
    • Digital Media Lab
    • Computer Lab
    • Wood Shop
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Metal Shop
    • Spray Booth
    • Computer Lab

    $125.00/mo.

    $70.00/mo.

    $90.00/mo.

    $125.00/mo.

    TIER 3 RESIDENT MEMBERSHIPS – INCLUDES ONE MICRO-STUDIO

    Maker Resident

    A Maker Resident Membership gets you a 7 x 7 foot Micro-studio*, plus access to:

    • Textiles Lab
    • Electronics Lab
    • 3D Printing Lab
    • Digital Media Lab
    • Computer Lab Spray Booth

    $195.00/mo.

    Builder Resident

    A Builder Resident Membership gets you a 7 x 7 foot micro-studio*, plus access to:

    • Wood Shop
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Metal Shop
    • Spray Booth
    • Computer Lab

    $215.00/mo.

    Pro Resident

    A Pro Resident Membership gets a 7 x 7 foot micro-studio*, plus access to all the shops, including:

    • Textiles Lab
    • Electronics Lab
    • 3D Printing Lab
    • Digital Media Lab
    • Computer Lab
    • Wood Shop
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Metal Shop
    • Spray Booth
    • Computer Lab

    $250.00/mo.

    $195.00/mo.

    $215.00/mo.

    $250.00/mo.

    *Resident Members may add up to 4 micro-studios per membership. A deposit of $125.00 is required for each micro-studio.

    Special Programs + Discounts

    Open Works offers a number of discount programs for qualifying individuals. If you are not sure if you qualify, contact our member services staff at frontdesk@openworksbmore.com or 410-862-0424.

    Youth Memberships

    Our youth memberships are available for graduates of our Teen Maker Shop that have passed relevant safety certifications.

    $40.00/mo.

    Baltimore City School Teacher Memberships

    Through an agreement with Baltimore City Schools, we are able to offer our “Pro” membership to active teachers for over 50% off .

    $60.00/mo.

    Veteran’s Discount

    10% off of any membership for veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.

    10% OFF

    Student Discount

    10% off of membership for full-time students

    10% OFF

    $40.00/mo.

    $60.00/mo.

    10% OFF

    10% OFF

    Curious about our Micro-Studios? Learn about our Micro-Studios here.

    STEP 1: SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION

    Orientation Schedule

    You will be asked to create a login and password account with MindBody in order to schedule your orientation.
    Day / Time

    Make it Happen at Open Works

    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
    frontdesk@openworksbmore.com

    Hours of Operation

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

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