WHAT IS MAKING SPACE?

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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MAKING SPACE STATISTICS

Here are some statistics about Making Space since 2010:

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FROM OUR BLOG

30
Jan
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2018 Studio Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 professional makers to join our creative community and we are doing a call out to find the next Making Space tenants! Are you a local maker who’s looking for a space to work from? Have you outgrown your home office? Do you dream of having a dedicated professional […]

Posted in: Job Opportunities, Makers,
Tags: Join our Team, Maker studio, makers, Studio, Studio Vacancy,
04
Jan
2
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Power Of Tin

On 18 January 2018, Making Space partnered with Rowans Hospice to host ‘The Power of Tin’ – a fundraising exhibition and auction event. The event was a happy finale to our 10th year celebrations here in Leigh Park and marked our growing relationship with Rowans Hospice. The auction was themed around the material ‘Tin’, which […]

Posted in: Exhibition, Making Space, Special Events,
Tags: Charity Auction, Exhibition, Power of Tin,
05
Jan
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A Space to Make

We’re really excited about this new initiative;  it’s been something we’ve been wanting to do for a while now. The idea is simple; we, as a creative venue will provide you with “a space to make” (or ASTM) The sessions will be free to attend, although as we are a charity we will welcome donations, […]

Posted in: Community Projects, What's On,
Tags: A Space to Make, community craft, community outreach, creative sessions, free craft sessions,
07
Mar
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Community Project: Reach Out

  Reach Out is a successful ongoing collaboration with Face it Resources, a local autism support network. The Reach Out programme is an exciting and rewarding series of workshops and events, specifically designed for children and young people with additional needs (including autism, ADHD and asperger’s etc). As with all our workshops, the Reach Out sessions […]

Posted in: Ami, Community Projects,
Tags: Inspiring You, Reach Out, Short Breaks,
17
Apr
Open Space

New opportunities for individual makers and artists Open Space is a new opportunity for makers and artists who need access to a large studio for a limited and concentrated period. This space is ideal for artists looking to get their work out of a smaller studio to: create an installation or a large-scale piece bring […]

Posted in: Maker Event, Makers,
Tags: Creative space, Maker Opportunities, Open Space, Studios,
08
Mar
Meet the Maker – Tibor Eperjessy

Ahead of his workshop on March 24th, we thought an introduction to the skills of Tibor Eperjessy was in order. Tibor was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary where he spent most of his holidays in a rural village, where traditional crafts like pottery, weaving, leatherwork, basketry and woodwork were still organic parts of every day […]

Posted in: Classes, Get Involved, Maker Event, Makers, What's On,
Tags: Taster Session, workshop,

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