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Meet a Maker


Makerspace, Creative Studios

  • Bella Viglianti
  • Ian Foster
  • Shawna Bauer-Kenyon
  • Josh Bean
  • Cal Raszga

Idea Exchange | July 9, 2018

Get up close and personal with local makers and artists in these drop-in, show and share style events. Each special guest will inspire you to make your own creations in our new Makerspace and Creative Studios at the Old Post Office.

Interested in performing or writing songs? Come meet Ian Foster! On Tuesday, July 10 from 6:30 – 7:30pm, Ian will be performing and talking about his musical approach and songwriting. Learn more about Ian's career, or check out his music.

Have you ever used a Cricut Cutter? The creative possibilities are endless! Join Shawna Bauer-Kenyon on Thursday, July 19 from 6:30 – 7:30pm as she demonstrates what you can do with this cool device.

Want to make clothes but don’t know how to get started? Let fashion designer Bella Viglianti spark your passion on Thursday, July 26 from 6:30 – 7:30pm. As the designer behind BVD (Bella Viglianti Designs), she focuses on upcycling clothes and other textiles into new, contemporary fashions in a way that is environmentally friendly. Learn more about Bella’s work here, and get ready to get stitching on our sewing machines.

The Old Post Office will be equipped with a laser cutter, so what can you make with it? Laser cutting artist Josh Bean will show examples of his work and even show you how he makes his designs on Thursday, August 2 from 6:30 – 7:30pm. Be inspired to create jewelry, coasters, decorations, and so much more. See Josh’s work here.

Get ready to learn all about soldering and how you can make a robot yourself with Cal Raszga! Join him on Thursday, August 9 from 6:30 – 7:30pm.