Innovation Lab

Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab is a maker-space for the community, designed to bring people of all ages together for free STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education and workforce development. From STEAM and shipbuilding to manufacturing, the arts, and entrepreneurship, it’s a place where everyone brings the creativity of inventors to help solve real-world problems. Whether you are looking to explore an interest or to develop practical skills for a career, the Innovation Lab has the people and programs to help you learn, grow, and realize your dreams.

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3D Printer

Design objects and bring them into the real world with our 3D printers. We have the software and instruction you need to master this tech-forward manufacturing.


Whether you’re a beginner or a sewing pro, you can gain skills and confidence with our sewing machines and classes. We offer everything from footwear design to sew theory.

Sound Booth

Whether you want to learn how to record your own music or how to engineer and edit, our recording studio and instructors show you the ropes of the recording industry.


Part of the Sound Booth, we invite you to take our turntables and software for a spin to get a full DJ or beat-making experience.

Woodworking Shop

From crafts to signage to carpentry and more, the experts in our woodworking shop can help you master the art of woodwork and give shape to your ideas.

Laser Cutting

Learn more about design and manufacturing with our state-of-the-art laser cutting machines — a great way to bring anything from your imagination to the physical world.

Vinyl Transfer Machine

Turn your designs into custom apparel and other products with our vinyl transfer machines. 

Virtual Reality

If you’re interested in tech, programming, or gaming, visit our Mixed Reality space to try out the latest virtual reality programs and experiences.