Make It: Molding and Casting


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This workshop gets two thumbs up, literally! Learn about the art of molding and casting while you make exact replicas of your most important digit, your thumb. Then turn those plaster thumbs into thumb thumbtacks, and experiment with hot glue casting as well. Recommended for ages 6 and older. $3 per adult/child pair, plus NYSCI admission. (Members: $1 per adult/child pair.)

This workshop will be held on the following dates:

November 4 & 5, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4 pm & 4:30 – 5:30 pm
November 11 & 12, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4 pm & 4:30 – 5:30 pm
November 18 & 19, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, 3 – 4 pm & 4:30 – 5:30 pm

*Allergy warning: This program uses alginate, an algae-based molding compound. If you have a shellfish allergy, this may cause an allergic reaction. Please let the facilitators know if you have an allergy.

Maker Space is made possible thanks to an investment by Cognizant through its Making the Future education initiative.

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