The Workshop 2018-09-05T13:15:06+00:00
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The Workshop

The Workshop is The Works Museum’s new creative space for families.

Whether you’ve got a young maker in your home who likes sewing, building, art, carpentry, and making in general or are looking for a great weekend family activity, classes in The Workshop are for you. Enjoy quality time together, learn a new skill (or enjoy using a favorite talent), and make a project to take home.

What’s Happening in The Workshop:

K’Nex Takeover

You may have noticed that our K’Nex machine is getting a makeover, and we want to share the K’Nex fun with everyone! Stop in The Workshop during open hours to complete your own K’Nex design challenges.

Upcoming Classes in The Workshop, ages 9 and up.

Whether you’re seeking quality time with your tween or teen, or some unplugged time for your kids, these classes for kids or grown-up/child pairs
are for you.

Policies/FAQs for The Workshop:

  • Cancellation policy:

    • 10 or more days before class start date, 50% of the class fee will be refunded OR you can receive a voucher for the full amount to be used for future classes.
    • 5-10 days before class start date, you will receive a voucher for the full amount to be used for future classes.
    • 5, or fewer, days before class start date, no refunds or vouchers will be issued.
    • If we must cancel a class due to low enrollment or other circumstances, we will refund your registration in full.
  • Questions about classes in The Workshop? Please contact frances@theworks.org.

  • Can my child attend on their own? Some classes require an adult/child pair. Other classes are suitable for kids to take without an adult; however, an adult must stay on site for the duration of the class. Check the class description for the class you are interested in to see if it requires an adult/child pair.

  • Can I just watch my child take the class? If it’s a class that children can take without an adult, you are welcome to observe the class from outside the glass gate.

NEW! Upcoming Classes in The Workshop, ages 18 and up.

Enjoy the Workshop without the kids in these adult classes.

NEW! School Break Camps for kids ages 10 – 14

All camps run from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Drop-off begins at 8:30 a.m. Aftercare available. Pizza lunch included. $79 per day, $71.10 for members.

We love all the hands-on items! These stations are great. Love the ability for all learning levels to benefit.

Parent visitor in The Workshop

Had a wonderful experience. Thank you for providing education and science in such a fun format!

Parent of 6 yr. old in The Workshop

I did the class while my child was in camp. 🙂 I was happily surprised to realize I was sewing a backpack from scratch. Instructors were great with options and suggestions.

Participant in LED Backpacks Class

The maker space is great. We spent our entire visit making origami lanterns and pieces for the mural.

Participant in Origami Lanterns Class

Regular Hours

Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm