In our workshops, we use real tools to make real things and re-use everyday materials in exciting ways. From woodworking and plaster casting to electronics and 3D printing, we encourage experimentation, open-ended exploration, and believe that making mistakes is a great way to learn.

Public workshops run Saturday and Sunday,
1:30 –3 pm & 3:30 – 5 pm.

Maker Space

An environment where children, teens, adults and families can tinker, design and create together. 

In our workshops we use real tools to make real things and re-use everyday materials in exciting ways. From woodworking and plaster casting to electronics and 3D printing, we encourage experimentation, open-ended exploration, and believe that making mistakes is a great way to learn.

Public workshops run Saturday and Sunday,
1:30 –3 pm & 3:30 – 5 pm.

Resources for Making

Download these great resources to create your own DIY space that inspired NYSCI’s very own Maker Space. LEARN MORE

ASD Workshops: Rockets
May 26
10:30 am – 12 pm

3…2…1… Blast off! Discover the wonders of outer space as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket that is out of this world.

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Make It: Printing and Stamp Making
May 26
1:30 – 5:30 pm

Using found objects, we can create unique block prints by adhering them to blocks of scrap wood and then stamping them onto fabrics and paper.

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Little Makers: Shadow Puppet Science
May 27
10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Discover the magical world of shadow puppetry as you explore and manipulate the intensity and movement of light.

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Make It: Printing and Stamp Making
May 27
1:30 – 5:30 pm

Using found objects, we can create unique block prints by adhering them to blocks of scrap wood and then stamping them onto fabrics and paper.

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Maker Space is a learning environment where school groups and teachers can tinker, design and create together. Everyday materials are reused in exciting ways that encourage experimentation and collaboration to develop 21st-century skills.

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In this first contribution of Everyday Making, David Wells tells a story of some creative problem solving that he noticed recently while out in his neighborhood.
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Ever wonder what it would be like to be transported inside your own drawing? In this activity, we will explore how you can use a $5 cardboard VR viewer, a smartphone, and your artistic skills to design a customized 360-degree virtual environment.

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