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Kick off the new year with some fresh skills! Whether you're stacking up safety classes so you can use your membership or just interested in learning something new, we've got offerings in nearly every shop this week to get you started. Register here. Cost an issue? You can always apply for a scholarship. Adult Classes Mon. 1/13, 6-9 PM: 2-Day...
Building a great team is critical to any business, and startups in particular. People are the absolute core of any makerspace, and that foundation starts with a smart, diligent, self-driven staff. Before coming on to the Open Works project, I didn’t have a lot of...read more
Deoxyribonucleic Acid. I can remember the very moment when I first found out the meaning of the letters in the abbreviated term we call DNA. I was about nine years old and I threw that word around like I some tiny, prepubescent scientist. But if I’m being honest, I...read more
Who knew that scary could be so cool? I didn't, until I met Open Works member Jason Farrell who has quite an eye for gore. As a nostalgia artist, Farrell recreates old horror movie mask for lovers of dread. A market filled with fans that can’t get enough of those...read more
Open Works Member Stefano Vellone is the owner and operator of Vellone Guitars, an acoustic/electric guitar company that got its start in his hometown Montreal, Canada. This luthier was one of the first members to join Open Works, and his knowledge and wisdom around...read more
The world as we know it is always changing. Our technological norms are constantly shifting and advancing rapidly, and as it changes, it only makes sense that our youth’s education shift and advance right along with it. However, there is a tech divide in our...read more
As I set with Flamenco singer, espresso lover and CEO of Aurora Bright Bikes, Gerard Poole, in his microstudio I learned more about bicycles than I thought I would in this lifetime. The evolution of the bicycle is an interesting ride. One where advancement has...read more
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