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Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

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Mon-Sun 10am–5pm

Measurement Rules

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I do. -Me too!

Tie the knot with us in a playful and special way.


The Water's Fine

Explore the channels, whirlpools, showers and spouts of Waterplay. Bring dry clothes!


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Seek & Share Resources (Weaving, Part Two)

As so many makers do, we in MAKESHOP often turn to the internet for advice. YouTube has played a significant role in the growing maker movement. There, you can find everything from fascinating rope-braiding machines to Arduino tutorials. However, as… Read More

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Upcoming Events

Mar 26

STUDIO: Monotype Printing

Drag tools through ink to create textures and images, then transfer your composition to paper to create a unique print. Experiment with colors,

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Mar 29


Join us every Wednesday in the Studio as we read stories and create art together.

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Mar 30


Join us for Maker Story Time in MAKESHOP as we read stories and make things together.

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Apr 3

TOT SPOT: Inclusive Innovation Week

Curiosity and Nature!

This weekly program for toddlers and their caregivers help children learn through play and hands-on activities.  Join us in

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