Make your way into Spring with new speaker series, classes, and more...    

Make Your Way Into Spring!

Check out our upcoming Speaker Series, classes, and Artisan Grants!

Artisan's Asylum
Spring 2016 Speaker Series

The Artisan’s Asylum Speaker Series seeks to engage our community and inspire us to make the world we want to see. Register here to reserve your spot in any of our upcoming sessions. All events are free for members and Friends of Artisan’s and a $10 suggested donation from the public.

Mark Rukamathu & 
Michael Smith:

Boston Design Week Kick-Off
with rukamathu.smith

Wednesday March 30th, 7 - 8pm
with special 'studio' tours at 6 & 8PM

Behind the Mask
with Eric Bornstein 

Monday April 4th, 7 - 8:30pm

IP for Makers: What You Should Know to Protect Your Creations (and to protect yourself from other people's IP)
with Keith Toms

Tuesday April 26th, 7 - 8:30pm

 Fiber Arts Talk & Demo with Sculptural Weaver and Artisan’s Asylum Member Jeanne Flanagan
Co-presented by ArtWeek

Wednesday, May 4th 6:30 - 9pm
Stay tuned for details on more speakers as they are added! We are now planning sessions in marketing and negotiation. 
Visit our Speaker Series page for more information.

Watch Artisan's on
TBS's America's Greatest Makers

Click on this link to check us out on TBS's America's Greatest Makers, which features our brand new casting area!

Apply for an Artisan Grant!

Got An Awesome Idea or Project?
Pitch it to Artisan’s Asylum and you could be chosen for a grant to offset the cost of Artisan’s Asylum’s services, including access to tools, classes, studio space, and community insight.

Informational meeting for prospective applicants at Artisan’s Asylum on Tuesday, March 15 at 6:30pm, including a Q&A with past grant recipient, Brian Johnson.

Apply By April 15, 2016
Visit for application and more info!
Questions? Contact Christine Glowacki at

SoFab: Celebrating Somerville Fabrication

Wednesday March 23rd, 6:30-8:00PM
@ Aeronaut Brewing Company
We are continuing our new pop-up maker-talk/demo series to celebrate and feature makers in Somerville in partnership with Aeronaut Brewing Company. Each month, join us for short show & tell talks with local makers amongst the brew tanks over local craft brews.

Spring Class Schedule

Jewelry & Metalsmithing

Bike Shop

Art, Multimedia, and Fiber Arts

Beginning Leatherwork: Cuff Bracelet Saturday 12-4pm, Apr. 2
NEW! Beginning Leatherwork: Cuff Bracelet Saturday, 12-4pm, Apr. 2 
NEW! Unlock Your Creativity Mondays, 7-9:30pm, Apr. 11-May 2
NEW! Handcrafted Film Animation Wednesdays 7-9pm, Mar.16-23
Figure Drawing Tuesdays Tuesdays 6:30-9:30pm
Have a Hand! Introduction to Body Casting Workshop Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30pm, Apr. 6
Kombucha & Ginger Beer: Introduction to Fermentation Workshop & Tasting  Saturday 3:30-6pm, Mar.26
Watercolor Painting Workshop Thursdays 6:30-9:00pm, May 5-June 2
Free! Free Fiber Arts Work Night Every first and third Wednesday from 7-9pm

Machining, CAD, Programming, Design & Engineering 

CNC & Digital Fabrication

Metalworking & Welding


Electronics & Robotics

Circuit Hacking Night Wednesdays!
FREE! Circuit Hacking Night  Wednesdays 6-8pm
Hands on Basic Electronics Thursdays 7-9pm, Apr. 7-28

Help us make makers!

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We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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