Upcoming Events

    • 13 Mar 2017
    • 26 Jun 2017
    • 16 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space

    Open Clay Studio

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    Looking for a place to do some clay work?  Want to put into practice those skills you picked up in college or a recent class?  Need to let go of some stress by putting your hands on some clay?  Open Clay Studio is the place for you.  Participants work independently on projects of their own choosing, with a skilled instructor nearby to give tips and guidance.  Materials are available for purchase, and tools are available for use, including wheels, carving tools, etc.

    Open Clay Studio is free for YMS members ($5 suggested donation), and is just a $10 drop-in fee for non-members.  Materials may be purchased from the instructor.

    Mondays, 3pm-8pm

    Age:  All ages welcome

    • 04 May 2017
    • 12 Apr 2018
    • 50 sessions
    • YMS Front Room

    Spinning Cats at Yakima Maker Space

    A drop-in session for those looking for a good spot to spin/knit/crochet/lace/weave or just visit and ask a few questions about any of those things!  Hosted by a group of experienced fiber artists from the Yakima Valley.


    No registration necessary.  

    Open to the public every Thursday Night

    6:30 to 8:30



    • 05 Jun 2017
    • 12 Jun 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 0

    Sorry, but this event is now sold out. You can join the waitlist and we will send you an email when additional spaces become available.

    Join waitlist

    Beginner Clay Class - Basic Wheel Throwing

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    This is a class for anyone wishing to gain experience working with clay on the wheel.  Participants will learn how to throw a basic 4" mug.  No previous art experience is necessary.  All necessary materials included in registration cost, including glaze and kiln firing.  

    Mondays, June 5th and 12th, 6pm-9pm

    Min. 3, Max. 5 students

    Ages 14+

    • 10 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10


    Foundation Drawing - Elements of Design

    Instructor - Debbie Sundlee

    In this introductory class, you will explore the elements of design as they apply to drawing - line, space, value and texture. During this 3 hour class, students will progress from sketches to more complex and developed renderings of objects we will observe.  Each student will heighten their visual perception and sharpen their drawing skills.

    The class fee includes a medium charcoal pencil, kneadable eraser and paper.  In addition, please bring any art pencils or erasers you might have for personal use during the class. 

    Saturday, June 10th, 9am - noon

    Min. 4, Max 12 students

    Age: 15+


    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 25 Jul 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 5

    Introduction to Ceramic Pottery: Throwing on the Wheel

    Instructor: Debbie Sundlee

    An introductory class in wheel throwing for the beginning pottery enthusiast.  Class includes the fundamental preparation of clay, the techniques of centering and throwing, texturing, trimming, and personalizing your work, and the final finishing for a completed, glazed, wheel-thrown pottery piece.  

    Loading and firing a kiln will be also be demonstrated.

    Required tools are available at Yakima Maker Space for student use.  Registration cost includes 25lbs of stoneware clay.

    Six sessions (Tuesdays - June 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 18, and 25 - please note - no class on July 4th)

    Class from 5:30pm-7:30pm

    Studio time 7:30-8:30pm

    Min. 3, Max 5 students

    Suggested Age:  16 years to adult

    • 14 Jun 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Yakima Maker Space

    Solid Works User Group

    Pizza, tech discussion, networking.

    • 16 Jun 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 6


    Introduction to Acrylic Painting

    Instructor: Amanda Ontiveros

    Participants will complete an acrylic project in one sitting, and learn the formal elements of realistic painting, basic painting processes, and a visual vocabulary as they work.  Canvas, paints, and brushes all provided.  Students should bring clothes suitable for any messes.  Registration closes on June 11.

    Friday, June 16; 5:30pm-8:30pm

    Min. 5, Max 10 students

    Age: 21+

    • 19 Jun 2017
    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 8


    This class is for kids and youth who want to learn basic art drawing such as gesture, blind contour, basic art drawing, still life drawing and photo-realistic drawing. No previous art experience is necessary. 

    All material fees are included in registration costs.

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    4 sessions - June 19 - 22,      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14




    • 19 Jun 2017
    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 6

    Basic Clay Class for Kids

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    A great introduction to clay work for kids ages 6 and up.  No previous art experience necessary.  Students will gain hands-on experience with building techniques such as pinch pot, coiling, and slabs.  Also, students will practice decoration methods and glazing.  Each student will learn some basic skills and explore their own ideas.  All necessary materials are included in registration costs, including glaze and kiln firing.

    June 19, 20, 21 and 22, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14

    • 26 Jun 2017
    • 29 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10


    This class is for kids and youth who want to learn basic art color theory.  We will study primary colors and hues with acrylic paints.  We will study Kandinsky, a Russian master painter.  No previous art experience is necessary. 

    All material fees are included in registration costs.

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    4 sessions - June 26 - 29,      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14




    • 26 Jun 2017
    • 29 Jun 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 8

    Basic Clay Class for Kids

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    A great introduction to clay work for kids ages 6 and up.  No previous art experience necessary.  Students will gain hands-on experience with building techniques such as pinch pot, coiling, and slabs.  Also, students will practice decoration methods and glazing.  Each student will learn some basic skills and explore their own ideas.  All necessary materials are included in registration costs, including glaze and kiln firing.

    June 26, 27, 28 and 29, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • 13 Jul 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10


    In this class we will make masks with three different materials:  color paper, paper mache, and clay.  We will study our human faces to make our own wild, imaginative masks and explore color, shape, line and texture using all three materials.  No previous art experience is necessary. 

    All material fees are included in registration costs.

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    4 sessions - July 10-13,      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14




    • 10 Jul 2017
    • 13 Jul 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10

    Basic Clay Class for Kids

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    A great introduction to clay work for kids ages 6 and up.  No previous art experience necessary.  Students will gain hands-on experience with building techniques such as pinch pot, coiling, and slabs.  Also, students will practice decoration methods and glazing.  Each student will learn some basic skills and explore their own ideas.  All necessary materials are included in registration costs, including glaze and kiln firing.

    July 10, 11, 12 and 13,  1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14

    • 07 Aug 2017
    • 10 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10


    This class is for children who want to learn basic print making.  We will use everyday found objects to make print blocks and print on colored paper.  We will also study color theory so we can paint Andy Warhol style prints.  No previous art experience is necessary. 

    All material fees are included in registration costs.

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    4 sessions - August 7-10,      9:00am - 12:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14




    • 07 Aug 2017
    • 10 Aug 2017
    • 4 sessions
    • Yakima Maker Space
    • 10

    Basic Clay Class for Kids

    Instructor: Eunsil Kim

    A great introduction to clay work for kids ages 6 and up.  No previous art experience necessary.  Students will gain hands-on experience with building techniques such as pinch pot, coiling, and slabs.  Also, students will practice decoration methods and glazing.  Each student will learn some basic skills and explore their own ideas.  All necessary materials are included in registration costs, including glaze and kiln firing.

    Aug 7, 8, 9 and 10th,  1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Min. 3, Max 10 Students

    Ages: 6-14

Past Events

18 May 2017 Downtown Yakima Art Walk
06 May 2017 Revealing a Layered Life
24 Apr 2017 Beginning Ceramics: Basic Clay Bowl
24 Apr 2017 International Sculpture Day
22 Apr 2017 Olla Clay Water Pot
22 Apr 2017 Calligraphy - the Art of Beautiful Writing
15 Apr 2017 Olla Clay Water Pot
14 Apr 2017 Homeschool Group - Screen Printing (byot)
10 Apr 2017 Beginning Ceramics: Clay Handles & Lids
10 Apr 2017 Basic Clay Class for Kids
09 Apr 2017 Screen Printing 101
03 Apr 2017 Spring Break Mask Making Class
21 Mar 2017 SolidWorks User Group Meeting
18 Mar 2017 Blacksmith Forge Co-Build
17 Mar 2017 Introduction to Acrylic Painting
16 Mar 2017 Basic Shaker Table
13 Mar 2017 Beginner Clay Class: Basic Wheel Throwing
12 Mar 2017 Woodworking Basics - Dimensioning Lumber
11 Mar 2017 Dale Peterson Artist Reception
10 Mar 2017 Introduction to Hand Spinning
27 Feb 2017 Beginner Clay Class: Basic Wheel Throwing
26 Feb 2017 Custom Growler Caddy
25 Feb 2017 Aspire Mentor Activity - Pottery Mugs
24 Feb 2017 Introduction to Hand Spinning
11 Feb 2017 Jennifer J. Saracino Artist Reception
11 Feb 2017 Bead Jewelry 101 - CANCELLED
07 Feb 2017 Introduction to Ceramic Pottery - Throwing on the Wheel
04 Feb 2017 Ceramic Cactus Trio
04 Feb 2017 Build Your Own 3D Printer
25 Jan 2017 Cabled Baby Blanket
23 Jan 2017 Basic Knit Scarf
14 Jan 2017 Jen Borst - Artist Reception
09 Jan 2017 Woodworking Studio
08 Jan 2017 New Member Orientation
15 Dec 2016 Spinning Cats Christmas Party
03 Dec 2016 ReBoot Celebration w/ Planes on Paper
05 Nov 2016 Craft Beverage Walk
29 Oct 2016 ReBoot Volunteer Work Day - Paint the Main Room
26 Oct 2016 ReBoot Volunteer Work Day: Overhead Light Grid Install
24 Oct 2016 ReBoot Volunteer Work Day - Paint the Gallery, and more
23 Oct 2016 Reboot Volunteer Work Day - Shop Cleanout/Demo
15 Oct 2016 ReBoot Volunteer Work Day: Blackout
09 Oct 2016 ReBoot Volunteer Work Day: Poster Printing
26 Sep 2016 Making Circuit Boards
12 Sep 2016 Basic Clay Class (all ages)
12 Sep 2016 Open Clay Studio
12 Sep 2016 Basic Clay Class for Kids
03 Sep 2016 BMIKBK
16 Aug 2016 Teen Beginning Sewing Camp
15 Aug 2016 Screen Printing 101
13 Aug 2016 Big Big tool Sale
04 Aug 2016 Kayla White - Artist Reception
03 Aug 2016 Pokemon Go Quick Print
02 Aug 2016 Kid's Beginner Sewing Camp
01 Aug 2016 Maker Sewcial
30 Jul 2016 “Working Laboratory” Closing Artist Reception
25 Jul 2016 Kids Clay Camp IV
25 Jul 2016 Summer Mask Making Class for Kids
23 Jul 2016 Screen Printing 101
11 Jul 2016 Canoe & Kayak Build
11 Jul 2016 Quadcopter Co-Build
11 Jul 2016 Kids Clay Camp III
11 Jul 2016 Summer Art Camp III - Kandinsky Color Study
10 Jul 2016 Introduction to Digital Photography
27 Jun 2016 Kids Clay Camp II
27 Jun 2016 Summer Art Camp II - Print Making
23 Jun 2016 Screen Printing 101
20 Jun 2016 Kids Clay Camp
20 Jun 2016 Summer Art Camp I - Basic Drawing
18 Jun 2016 Invitational Spin-In
17 Jun 2016 Beginning Blacksmithing Workshop
02 Jun 2016 Drop-in Spin/Knit/Crochet
29 May 2016 Kids Sewn Sunday
24 May 2016 Easy Tee
22 May 2016 Quick Print - Put a Pikachu On It
15 May 2016 The Practical Bag
12 May 2016 Idea Jam
09 May 2016 Basic Clay Class
01 May 2016 Kids Sewn Sunday
24 Apr 2016 Pants 101 - Simple Lounge Pants
17 Apr 2016 Intro to Weaving for Kids
16 Apr 2016 YMS Tool Drive / Tool Swap
14 Apr 2016 Introduction to the Wood Lathe
11 Apr 2016 Olla Water Pots
04 Apr 2016 Spring Break Mask Making Class for Kids
03 Apr 2016 Scrappy Bird Pillow
28 Mar 2016 YMS Board Meeting
25 Mar 2016 Yakima Montessori Field Trip
23 Mar 2016 Blacksmithing Promo
21 Mar 2016 Cedar Strip Canoe Building Co-Build
20 Mar 2016 Make an Artist's Canvas
19 Mar 2016 Beekeeping Equipment Assembly Demonstration
17 Mar 2016 SolidWorks Night
15 Mar 2016 Yakima Food Co-op Pickup Day
14 Mar 2016 Open Clay Studio
07 Mar 2016 Open Clay Studio
06 Mar 2016 Board Meeting
29 Feb 2016 Open Clay Studio
22 Feb 2016 Open Clay Studio
MAKER SPACE HOURS

Members: 24/7 Access

New Hours 2017
Public hours: Mon-Thurs: 10am-2pm
Mon. 6pm-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 98901

Office: 509-571-1215

 Yakima Maker Space |

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software