March 26 @ 4:00pm - 9:00pm
March 31 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Plus Daily Tours - See Below
10 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA 02143
FREE - Postponed
Thursday, March 26
#BostonMade: How Local Makers Drive DIY
Innovation and Economic Impact
4-6PM - Open House - Come and meet startups at the Asylum and Fab@CIC. Learn how these two makerspaces contribute to local economic impact through creativity, ingenuity, persistence and collaboration.
6-7PM - Social Hour - Light refreshments and networking.
7-9PM - Panel Discussion - Four startups that are building their products within makerspaces will discuss ways their work is enhanced and inhibited by working in a shared, open, collaborative environment. Get a ringside look at ways makerspaces like Fab@CIC and Artisan’s Asylum contribute to local economic impact and explore ways that impact can be expanded in the future.
Tuesday, March 31
Making Startups Work at Makerspaces
Learn why some entrepreneurs choose the Artisan’s Asylum and Fab@CIC to launch their startup journey. You’ll hear from innovators in additive manufacturing, robotics and consumer electronics space. The moderated discussion will shed light on the opportunities and challenges of launching new ventures within an environment of open innovation, community collaboration, and shared infrastructure.
Design Tours at the Asylum
Mon-Thurs: 2pm and 8pm, Fri: 2pm, Sat. & Sun. 2pm and 4pm
Canceled Until Further Notice
Join us daily for a tour of the Artisan’s Asylum, a community-powered arts and fabrication space in Somerville, MA. We will share examples of innovative products designed, prototyped and launched at the Asylum. Learn more about why startups choose the Asylum, and the strengths of community-powered innovation and entrepreneurship.