What if you could make almost anything?

Mission

At Yakima Maker Space we believe that making things with others is a powerful creative engine, that learning by doing teaches better than a textbook, and that access to tools and a supportive community will launch the next generation of entrepreneurs in Yakima.

We want our children to have the technical knowledge to solve problems and the creative mind to think critically. We want adults to have the chance to turn an idea into a hobby and a hobby into a job.

We are here to support the creative potential of the Yakima Valley by providing the tools to make almost anything, space to build ideas, and a co-learning environment for all ages.




Yakima Maker Space was once again proud to be a part of the Fresh Hop Ale Festival, held on Oct. 1, 2016.  This year we brought a team of makers to bear on a super-cool project: the Yakima Maker Space Touchscreen Selfie Station.  An old casino touchscreen, a Raspberry Pi, a webcam, and some woodworking - all combined to create something new!  Check out some sample photos from the debut of this fun project.  Special thanks to YMS member Chad Smith for working through the code!



YMS @ the Central Washington State Fair

Yakima Maker Space has been working the Fair again this year!  Special thanks to Bob Rutherford, Chris Childers, Shawn Rich, John Lease, Jason White, Jeremy Wuitschick, and all the other volunteers that help make this happen.  Making something great for the Yakima Valley!

Tools

From Sewing Machines to Laser Cutters, Table Saws to 3D Printers, we have a vast array of shop spaces and tools for you to use.

Take a Class

If you love what we do but aren't sure where to start, sign up for a class or workshop. We recruit instructors from all over our valley who are eager to share their passion. 

Join Us

There are loads of ways you can join in on the fun. Volunteer, Become a Member, Sponsor Us, or Sign up for an Event or Workshop! Come spend some time at the Makers Space and feed your creative side.

Sponsors

We operate through the generous support of our business sponsors. Thanks to our all our partners for your support! For interest, or more details, read more here






Upcoming Events

MAKER SPACE HOURS

Members: 24/7 Access

Public Hours: 
Tue-Thurs: 10am-2pm
Wed. 5pm-8pm
Additional Gallery Open Hours: Saturdays: 10am-2pm

See Events Calendar for Class & Workshop Times

GET IN TOUCH

info@yakimamakerspace.org
16 S. 1st Street, Yakima WA

Office: 509-571-1215

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Yakima Maker Space is fiscally sponsored by School Factory, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Donations are tax-deductible.

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