Making Space creates opportunities for people to discover and develop their making skills. Raising the profile of craft through specially tailored projects, workshops and events they inspire, challenge, skill-up, engage and build new audiences for the sector. Home to seven individual studio spaces and two workshops, Making Space is the lead craft organisation in Hampshire, promoting excellence in contemporary craft, design and visual arts.
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We’re so focussed on the idea of expanding the minds of our children and students that we often neglect and overlook the importance of our own adult learning and continued professional development. I’m a firm believer in the motto, ‘Want to be happier? Learn something new!’ And when I do treat myself to a creative […]
Last week we were joined by Ben, a year 10 student from a Cams Hill Secondary School in Fareham. Ben joined us during a busy admin and marketing week as we were organising our annual mail-out for Open Studios. Having an extra pair of hands during the week was incredibly helpful as Making Space is […]
We’re really excited about our 2017 Open Studios as it marks a special celebration for us. The Making Space building was officially opened by HRH Princess Anne in May 2007 so this year marks 10 years of Making Space. This years Open Studios, in addition to all the regular exhibitions and tenants studios, will also […]
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Making Space is a great place to hold a workshop – the purpose built facilities have everything you need and the space is light and airy. You are always assured a warm welcome. Kate O’Connell is such an inspirational teacher, gently guiding us through the craft of Fused Glass whilst still challenging us to try new techniques and ideas.
Alice Du Port
I really enjoyed the Open Studios Weekend – What a nice change to spend time with creative friendly people in such a lovely environment.
Just had a T-shirt screen-printing party for my daughters 9th Birthday party and 9 of her friends. I was worried that the 2 hours we had would be far to long and that the kids would get bored but in fact the time went very fast and everyone had a fabulous time and they left with a t-shirt they had designed themselves.
Making Space Tutor
Out of all the venues that employ me as a freelancer, Making Space have always been the most professional, supporting and welcoming. I enjoy every experience I get the opportunity to teach there and their resources, space and team all add to the quality and uniqueness of the venue.
We had a fantastic team outing to Making Space, the workshop spaces and teaching were exceptional and we all loved our finished necklaces. I would recommend Making Space to any business for a great team building experience.
I have taken my children to a lot of workshops – this was by far the best. The teacher, the venue and the other staff were all FANTASTIC – we could have stayed for at least a week.