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Creative Studios

  • Always wanted to create your own games and interactive projects? Join us for Game Design with...
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  • Welcome the newest addition to the Old Post Office, Creative Studios – The Walking Piano or...
    The Big Piano in the Creative Studios at OPO
  • Even though the doors of the Discovery Centre have to close for a little while, the staff here see...
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  • For many years I wondered how I was going to turn all of my old home video VHS tapes into a...
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  • Do you have family history or other videos captured on 8mm film reels or Super 8 film reels? Bring...
    8mm film reels

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Temporarily closed due to province-wide shutdown restrictions.


Come expand your skills and develop your passions. Hang out with friends and collaborate in a shared creative space. Utilize audio software to record your unique sound, edit your video or make your latest indie film sensation come to life. Learn gaming from design to development or grab the controller to experience live tournament action. We invite our community to shine in this multi-use space that fosters creative collaboration.

Facilities & Services

Equipment Terms of Use

All users must read and sign the Old Post Office User Agreement and Assumption of Risk, Release and Indemnity Agreement [PDF] before using the Makerspace and Creative Studios equipment for the first time.

This agreement explains the terms of use for equipment in the Makerspace and Creative Studios at the Idea Exchange, Old Post Office location.

Creative Studios Guides

To get you started using the Creative Studios, here are some basic guides to introduce you to the wide array of software and equipment available. Each guide provides step-by-step basic instructions to help you begin using the tools available at the Creative Studios for your media projects. Much like a compass, a Creative Studio guide is intended to get you oriented to the software and headed in the right direction.

In addition to the basics, the guides provide links through the Learn More section to tutorials, courses and other resources. These materials will map out the software in more detail and provide new tools, techniques and inspiration to take your projects to the next level.