Makers Base 100 Workshops (Meguro, Tokyo)
Makers Base in Meguro is a year old cooperative workshop facility where members can use the space and machinery to create their works of art, many of the artist them sell their products on and offline. This long weekend (Nov 1-3, 2014) Makers Base is holding a special three days open house offering over 100 workshops to the public. This is a special collaboration between Makers Base × iichi (which is an arts and crafts website – “the Etsy of Japan”). 100 creators will gather from November 1st – 3rd to offer 100 workshops from jewellery making to wood working to 3D printing. The workshops are held in Japanese, however, since everything is hands-on creation it is fairly easy to understand what to do even with no Japanese ability. Most of the workshops are for adults, but there are a few that parents can do with their children. Workshops are 2-4 hours long and cost from 2,500 to 15,000 depending on product and materials. If you have a few hours and there is still space left you should definitely try Makers Base this weekend. Never know you may find your creative passion, quit your day job and sell online :-). All details below. You must reserve and pay for your sessions online.
Makers Base Details
Dates: Saturday, November 1 – Monday, November 3
Times: 10:00 – 22:00
Address: 2-5-12 Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
Cost: Depends on workshop typically 2,500 – 15,000 yen
Access: 10 min walk from Meguro station on the Yamanote or Namboku lines
Website: https://makers-base.com/event/?type=100mob (Japanese language only)
Toilets: available but artistically rustic
Child friendly: not for young children, a lot of dangerous and valuable machinary
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