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March 7, 2018

Joe put the metal, wood and finishing areas to good use recently to make these gorgeous alder and black walnut side tables finished off with Danish oil.

He also prepared some gorgeous ceramic pieces to test the new kilns!

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January 24, 2018

The maker movement has been growing across the nation.

With a groundswell of community members recognizing and acting on the fact that it is the artisans, innovators and creative people of all stripes that drive the largest portion of this area's economy, it was only a...

October 5, 2017

Dream, Learn & Go Big challenge...

...we won!

Thank you to the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, College of Business-Minnesota State University, Mankato and Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation for the opportunity to compete for funding provided by their...

September 25, 2017


We are building out over 5,000 square feet inside 1700 3rd Avenue to be the home of Mankato's very own makerspace!

We have a lot of work to do, but we will keep you posted on our progress and targeted opening date.

Interested in helping?

Stop by the Oct 1...

May 4, 2017

​​We have met some incredible makers at our Meetups these past few months...both “on stage” and off. This continues to be the most inspiring part of what we do...learning what you make, how you make it and simply...getting to know you!  

(Daniel Halvorson, 3D printing p...

December 28, 2016

2nd Wednesdays

on 2nd Street

We are starting the new year off with a new must-do.

The second Wednesday of each month you will want to join us for:

Maker Meetups 

6:30 - 8:00 pm

2nd Wednesday each month
523 S. 2nd Street, Mankato

Twin Rivers Council for the Arts/Emy Frentz Ar...

November 4, 2016

Thank you all for attending our Halloween fundraiser! Between the silent auction, T-shirt and cookie sales we raised over $1,800...and it was our first event!

A tremendous thank you to our performers, attendees, donors and sponsors. Bits and pieces of our community fl...

September 19, 2016

The Minnesota Makers & Artists Guild

is building a community makerspace in Mankato!

What is a "makerspace" and who is it for?  

Read below & visit our website for all the details!

What is a “makerspace”...

     A makerspace is an open access workshop and studio for...

September 12, 2016

     We would like to introduce our first "Maker Advocate" donor to Mankato's makerspace project: Graham Nelson!

     Graham believes in reintroducing people to their past through hands-on, skills based learning. He envisions having access to the variety...

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