A network of five brand new or renovated makerspaces are slated to open later this spring throughout Wyoming, offering exciting opportunities for anyone around Casper, Cheyenne, Evanston, Pinedale, and Rock Springs to gain access to best-in-class tech tools that can take their creative projects to the next level.
Defined simply, a makerspace is a collaborative workspace for hands-on making, learning and exploring. These spaces are often creative community centers where people of all experience levels can learn how to tap into emergent technologies that they might not have at home, such as 3D printing, laser cutter, CAD and 3D modeling, CNC routing and woodworking, electronics testing equipment, as well as sewing, fabrication, and crafting. With an array of advanced technological hardware and software, these makerspaces are free community resources where Wyomingites of all ages and ability levels can get together to work on projects and share ideas. Support for the five new makerspaces was made possible through a new partnership with the University of Wyoming’s largest makerspace, the Innovation Wyrkshop, and with financial support from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS). Together, these makerspaces form […]
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