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SOS Talk #4: Exhibit Design and Merchandising: Curating your Studio for SOS

April 9th, 7-8:30om

When you have conversations about your work, what do you like talking about the most? What aspects about your process, your technique, your story do you want visitors to remember?

Come to our interactive workshop on April 9th, and learn how to make your studio space work for you.

You can design your environment to help facilitate these conversations and meet your specific goals. Visitors will see many studios and pieces of art during SOS – increase your engagement and impact by designing with intention and strategy.

Checkout the facebook page Here!


MakeScience: Arts & Tech Science Fair

Cambridge Science Festival – Sunday April 19th, 4:00 – 8:00pm

An old-school science fair with a modern Arts & Tech spin, featuring the ideas, tools, and processes of engineers, fine artisans, designers, sculptors, makers, tinkerers, and crafters. Come check out Artisan’s Asylum, greater Boston’s premier community fabrication facility, and meet the people who make science here! Quench your curiosity with brewing science & robots, welding demos & dioramas, blinking lights and molten glass.



A member’s scanning electron microscrope on display at Cambridge Science Festival 2014. Photo by George Imirzian


Somerville Open Studios – May 2nd & 3rd 2015, 12:00 – 6:00pm

We participate in the incredible yearly event where studio spaces in Somerville open their doors on the same weekend. Come visit us and the expected 50+ makers exhibiting! RSVP to the Facebook event.

Info for exhibiting Asylum Members:
Note: In order to exhibit at Artisan’s Asylum, you must fall into one of these categories: member, renter, volunteer, student or instructor, AND register with Somerville Open Studios.

Asylum Hallway

For our regularly scheduled tours of our facility, please see our Staffed Hours & Tour Times page here.

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