What is MIXXER?
MIXXER is an inclusive community makerspace that makes available resources that allow people to explore their creativity and curiosity. MIXXER is for anyone that needs a safe comfortable place to make things; whether it is an electronics project, sewing, woodworking, metalworking, if you are a lone maker, hanging out with friends, or a parent/child project. MIXXER is where you can explore your creative side and meet creative people.
Where is MIXXER?
MIXXER is located at 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101. The building next door to the Winston Cup Museum, across the street from the Arts Based School, and across the train tracks from Wise Man Brewing, RamKat, and Fiddlin’ Fish Brewery.
What kinds of things can I do at MIXXER?
The MIXXER Studios will include spaces and equipment for working in traditional materials like wood, metal, plastics, leather, and textiles, as well as more modern tech like laser cutters, 3d printers, electronics lab, CNC machinery, and computers loaded with state of the art design software. Whatever you can think of to make using those resources is open to you. We provide the space and tools, you bring your imagination. MIXXER will connect people that want to learn new skills to those that want to teach those skills. Ler us know if you are interested in teaching or taking classes at MIXXER.
When will MIXXER open?
Thanks to the generosity of time, expertise, and funding of the Winston-Salem community MIXXER will open January 2018. During the first quarter of 2018, MIXXER will be open to new members. During this time members will have the opportunity to volunteer their time and expertise to help assemble the MIXXER Studios. Join today to be a part of building MIXXER, or donate to support this valuable community resource.
Will I be able to take classes at MIXXER?
Yes! Winston-Salem has a tremendous amount of talented makers that enjoy sharing their knowledge. MIXXER incentivizes folks with skills to teach classes. If you have skills and would like to earn some extra cash, or if you enjoy being a mentor, then we will make it easy for you to build a class and tap the MIXXER community for students. We’ll also offer safety and basic training on all the equipment in the space. You’ll be able to sign up to learn about the tools you are interested in and get safety certified as part of your membership.