Makers Groups

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Makers are inclusive communities of inventors, entrepreneurs, engineers, artists, roboticists, software and hardware enthusiasts, ham radio operators, machinists, architects, botanists, electricians, and others who like to invent, create, or otherwise change and improve stuff. They seek to join in collaborative efforts and foster community.

Makerspaces are a gathering space that offer classes, storage space for projects, workspace and in some cases an astounding array of shop tools (drill presses, lathes, CNC, 3-D printers, pottery kilns, metal casting equipment…) Not all Maker groups have community space, but each space is as unique as the people that gather and use it.

We started this list of Makers groups and spaces from the most prominent web-search results, and Makerspaces mentioned in news articles. It is by no means complete and we could use your help to fill it out. We welcome Makerspaces from outside the U.S. to the list as well.

If you would like to submit a Makers Group, please use this submittal form. (Please see note: Some Makers Groups may have a membership fee, but most groups will allow you to attend a few meetings or events for free.  Please contact the specific Makers Group for details.)


i3Detroit Makerspace – MI

I3DETROIT IS METRO DETROIT’S LARGEST COMMUNITY-RUN DIY WORKSHOP. A COLLISION OF ART, TECHNOLOGY, LEARNING, AND COLLABORATION. WHATEVER YOU WANT TO BUILD, YOU CAN DO IT HERE.

MIT’s Makerspaces – Cambridge MA

MIT’s makersystem includes makerspaces tailored for entrepreneurship, the arts, class projects, metal working, wood working, glass working, micro/nano making, unrestricted use, etc. There are many spaces throughout the campus.

MakeHartford

It’s a gym for geeks and creative people. Instead of free weights and dumbbells we have 3d printers, CNC machines, and a wood/metal shop to build and create in.

4-H Robotics

Robotics focused makerspace sponsored by 4-H organization

Assemble

Assemble is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded by Nina Marie Barbuto dedicated to fostering learning and creativity.

Botzify Labs – Eastside Makers of Seattle

A local Meetup group and maker space

CT Hackerspace

Our Mission is to provide a physical location where community members interested in technology can gather to collaborate on projects both physical and conceptual.

Double Union

Creating a community workshop where women can work on projects in a comfortable, welcoming environment.

FamiLAB – Orlando FL

Maker Space

Hackerspace.Org

Virtual space

MakerSpace.com

A community that helps connect makers with each other, and give everyone simple new tools to organize and share projects

Milwaukeee Makerspace

WI – Milwaukee

NYC Resistor

A hacker colelctiev and shared space in Brooklyn

Urban Workshop

Makespace with shared resources and classes


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