Apologies for the late notice. There will be no maker Monday today; however, we will be back on schedule next week with Maker Monday on 8/8 at 5:30pm in 35-225.
MakerWorks is open again for the summer! We are operating with abbreviated hours based on mentor availability. Our summer hours are 4-9:30pm Monday – Thursday with Maker Mondays weekly at 5:30pm. Please note that we will be closed on institute holidays.
Maker Monday will be starting again for the summer on Monday 6/13. Over the summer, we will be running Maker Mondays weekly at a new time 5:30-6:30pm in 35-225. Note that we will NOT run Maker Mondays on institute holidays. This information has been added to our updated Maker Monday page.
Makerworks is turning 1! Come celebrate Makerworks’ 1st birthday and the end of the term this Friday May 20 starting at 3:30pm on the lawn in front of buildings 33/35!
MakerWorks will be closed from 5/20-6/3 for new mentor training and our first annual shop clean-out. This means that any projects or materials currently stored in MakerWorks MUST be removed by 5/20; otherwise, they will be tossed (or recycled into MakerWorks infrastructure projects). The shop will be open next week, so please come by then to retrieve your projects/materials.
The shop will re-open on 6/6 with summer hours TBD. Maker Mondays will again be offered upon shop re-opening also with hours TBD.
Join our friends at ProtoWorks to Make Cool ShMIT – again! on Monday 5/9 from 5-8pm in Morss Hall. Form teams to tackle a design prompt using some surprise raw materials! Product design teams are judged by a team of experts – winners receive prizes! Sign up at the link here.
Our last Fab.
Friday Thursday of the semester will feature a bike repair workshop by our very own mentors, Izzy and Kevin. Join us on 5/5 from 4-5pm to learn how to make basic repairs and bike improvements and to also get introduced to the bike tools available to you at MakerWorks! There will also be some surprise give-away items!
The last Maker Monday of the semester will be on 5/9. Shop will also be closed starting 5/23 and will re-open at the beginning of June (check your email and our website accordingly for updates). Please be respectful of our shop closure as it is important for sustainability and to implement necessary shop improvements.