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MakerSpace NC

In partnership with SafeSpace NC, we are proud to offer a unique and welcoming makerspace for emerging artists in the heart of downtown Raleigh, especially those from marginalized communities.
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In addition to our workshops, our MakerSpace program provides you with studio space to create your own work, for artists and makers of all skill levels! Our Studio Fee covers the use of our equipment, including a heat press and vinyl cutter.  We also offer supplies and products for purchase, as well as a free art supplies shelf powered by the community. 

Studio time must be booked in advance using the calendar below, or pop by during our drop-in studio hours - no appointment needed!

About the Location

We are located in the historic Carter Building on Glenwood South in beautiful downtown Raleigh. We are proud to be a part of this vibrant community of artists and makers. 

When not in use as a community space, the space serves as a private workshop for our team.

Additional Information:

  • Our maximum occupancy is 

  • Our studio is upstairs, and is not easily wheelchair accessible. For this reason, we cannot recommend our venue for those with mobility issues.

  • Bathrooms are private, single stalls open for all genders, and are shared with other tenants within the building.

  • Street parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

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Classes & Workshops

We offer workshops throughout the year, taught by our team in residence or by other members of the community. 

We also offer private workshops for individuals or small groups. Please see "Meet the Team" to see what is available, and how to book.

Upcoming Workshops:

  • No workshops confirmed at this time. Check back often. 

Interested in hosting a workshop? Reach out to us via email at with the subject line "MakerSpaceNC Workshop Hosting".


We are committed to providing access to this unique space to community members of all income levels. At the same time, this is a space that is paid for out of pocket by our small team of three. For that reason, we offer sliding scale Studio Fees, and ask that you pay what you can. Any funds collected go directly to bills, or back to SafeSpace NC. 
Workshop Fees:

$5-$20 + materials fee

Studio Fees:

$5-$20, must book in advance.

Drop-in Hours are always Pay What You Want

Space Rental Fees:

Workshop hosting: $20 - $40 space rental. Max class time of 2 hours. Includes studio equipment use. May be waived for non-profits.

Private Studio Time: $60 - $120 for up to 5 hours of private use. Can be for small teams or individuals only, does not include workshops open to the public.

Meet the Team

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