Public Events

Ongoing Events


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

Speaker Series

Artisan’s Asylum hosts a regular Speaker Series featuring the stories of our own members and local community leaders and businesses inspiring us by making the world they want to see. Speaker Series events are free for members and Friends of Artisan’s. $10 suggested donation from the public. Check out the Spring 2016 line-up!

Open Houses & Special Events

Open Studios & Maker Market

Friday 4/29 6-9PM* Sneak Preview
Saturday 4/30  12-6PM
Sunday 5/1 12-6PM

We are opening our doors! Come see us at our Open House and Maker Market Friday 4/29 6-9PM, Saturday 12-6PM and Sunday 12-6PM. Check out individual maker studios, watch plasma cut metal, pick up unique gifts at the maker market, get Artisan’s logo screen printed on anything, and watch epic robot battles throughout the weekend!

Find unique jewelry, furniture, drawings, wearable art and more on sale (see full exhibitor list below) at our MAKER MARKET

TOURS of our shop areas at 7PM on Friday and 2PM & 4PM on Saturday and Sunday

–Metal Casting* 2PM
–CNC Plasma Cutter* – 1PM & 3PM
–Drawing – 5PM
–Enameling – all afternoon
–MASSDestruction! All day. Epic robot battles! Suggested $5 donation

–Screen Printing 1-4PM, bring your own t-shirt (or anything)! Take the Artisan’s logo home with you. Suggested $5 donation
–Metal Casting* 2PM & 4PM
–CNC Plasma Cutter* 1:30PM & 3:30PM
–CNC Router* 1PM, 2PM and 3PM
*Registration on-site required

MASSDestruction Robot Competition

Saturday April 30th – Sunday May 1st @ Artisan’s Asylum
Click here for more informationRegister your robot here!

Who will be at the Maker Market?

AEO Designs, handcrafted contemporary jewelry

Atomic Earrings3-D Printed Earrings

Barbara Marder,  Enameled works and jewelry

Bennett Chaney, photography, design, and architecture

Bess Morin JewelrySterling Silver & Gold Jewelry

Chris Sledziona, Furniture, Lighting, and other Digitally Fabricated Artifacts

Dominique CusteauFlamework & Fuse Glass Jewelry

Emily GarfieldImaginary Map Drawings

Esther RahelMixed Media & Statement Jewelry

Karen BurkeSilver, Steel, & Niobium Media: Jewelry + Beads, Sculpture

Lori Messenger, Silver/Handmade Glass Jewelry 

Mark Brownawell, Casting Classes at Artisan’s, Humidity Measurement Instrumentation

M.P. Thomas DesignsFine Furniture and Wood Art

Melissa GlickHacker Creations Media: Collage, Mixed-Media, Sculpture

Michael Dewberry, Public Art + Tech Sculpture 

Michael Piantedosi, Near-Infrared and Visible Light Photography

Miles DonovanPrints, Light Art, & More

Norma Heller Studios, Costumes and Wearable Art 

Seeds of Joie Art Studio (Chie Yasuda), Watercolor Paintings with Mixed Media

Tamaryn Designs,  Women’s clothing, accessories and home decor items

Welding on Fire,  Bicycle forks, rotor guards and some metalworking

Winter Hill Jewelry, Fun and Funky 3D printed Jewelry from Somerville, MA

Past Events

Check out some of our featured past events!

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