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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

The Innovation Hub team is here to introduce you to new equipment, studio spaces, techniques, and processes in a variety of subjects.

MAY WORKSHOPS @ THE HUB

MIG Welding

Workshop •  May 3rd
Tuesday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 4
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Learn the basics of MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding in an afternoon. We’ll cover common applications, various types of welds, and let you get some hands-on time sparking and joining metal pieces. Hub members who take this workshop are qualified to reserve our welding setup and can continue to practice, learn, and make.

Non-Members: $110
Members: $88

Make a T-Shirt

Workshop • May 9th
Monday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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Learn the step-by-step process of making branded t-shirts during this interactive workshop experience in our screen printing studio. We’ll show you how to burn a screen in our darkroom and how to print your own cool t-shirt (or tote bag) to take home with you.

Non-Members: $50
Members: $40

Sawtastic

Workshop • May 10
Tuesday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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This workshop will cover basic wood shop safety as well as basic tool training. We will focus on how to safely operate a table saw, miter saw, and band saw. We will also cover their uses and how to know which tool is best for the job! This workshop is perfect for first time woodworkers.

Non-Members: $55
Members: $44

Wheel Throwing - Try it Night!

Workshop • May 11
Wednesday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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Have you–or a loved one–always wanted to try out the potter’s wheel? Now’s your chance. Get an introduction to throwing pottery on a wheel. Learn basic concepts and techniques—and practice centering clay with a professional potter ready with tips to help. If you discover your love for having your hands covered in mud after one night, consider becoming a member to access our studio so you can practice regularly.

Non-Members: $68
Members: $48

Linocut Printmaking

Workshop • May 14
Saturday • 10:00AM-1:00PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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From design, to carving, to pulling prints on our press, this class will guide you through the process of relief printmaking.

Non-Members: $50
Members: $40

Vector Design

Workshop • May 16
Monday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 12
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Learn to use Inkscape, a free vector design program, to create scalable art that can be used for logos and websites or on our laser cutters, CNC routers, and screen printing presses. This workshop is a prerequisite for several classes at the Hub. Please bring your own laptop, if possible.

Non-Members: $40
Members: $32

Drop-In Drawing

Workshop • May 17
Tuesday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 12
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Bring your current drawing project or sketchbook. This open drawing night is designed to help you build your confidence in drawing or build your drawing technique.

Non-Members: $30
Members: $24

 

Handbuilding Pottery Vases

Workshop • May 19
Thursday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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Learn basic handbuilding techniqes and make your own flower vase.

Non-Members: $60
Members: $48

3D Printing

Workshop • May 25
Wednesday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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Learn how 3D printers work and how to use them. We’ll start by finding printable models from online 3D repositories like Thingiverse. Then take them into Cura to slice (prepare) them for printing. Then you will learn how to load filament, lay out jobs, and basic troubleshooting tips for when your prints decide to fail spectacularly.

Non-Members: $30
Members: $24

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Nature Collages @ St. Josephs Center

Saturday, May 7th • 9:00-11:00AM
6800 Camp Robinson Rd
North Little Rock, AR 72118

Join us for a fun morning at St. Josephs Center of Arkansas to try your hand at Nature Collages!

Pre-Koders @ Argentas Farmers Market!

Saturday, May 14 • 9:30-11:30AM
410 Main St
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Bring your kids to the Argenta Farmers Market to learn coding basics while you shop.

Scratch Coding Day!

Friday, May 20 • 5:30-7:30PM
Innovation Hub

Join us for third Friday Art Walk at the Innovation Hub and explore hands-on projects & block coding with Scratch!

JUNE CLASS @ THE HUB

Handbuilding 101

Class •  Begins June 7th
Tuesdays • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 8
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Learn the basics of making functional pottery by hand without the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will learn techniques to make bowls, cups, vases, and more, then learn how to glaze them for firing in our electric kiln.

Non-Members: $200
Members: $160

JUNE WORKSHOPS @ THE HUB

3D Printing

Workshop • June 9th
Thursday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 14+
Capacity: 12
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Learn how 3D printers work and how to use them. We’ll start by finding printable models from online 3D repositories like Thingiverse. Then take them into Cura to slice (prepare) them for printing. Then you will learn how to load filament, lay out jobs, and basic troubleshooting tips for when your prints decide to fail spectacularly.

Non-Members: $30
Members: $24

Youth Pottery

Workshop • June 15
Wednesday • 1:00PM-3:00PM

Ages: 11-17
Capacity: 8
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Looking for something for your pre-teens and teens to do this summer? In this pottery workshop, students will get their hands dirty as they learn pottery basics to create their own masterpieces that can be used as tableware or sculpture.

Non-Members: $60
Members: $48

Adobe Photoshop

Workshop • June 16
Thursday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 16+
Capacity: 6
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Learn to edit photos and manipulate images. This workshop is an introduction to how to use Photoshop. It’s great for professional development for teachers or for someone looking to learn new skills this summer.

Non-Members: $45
Members: $36

Drawing from Life

Workshop • June 23
Thursday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 14+
Capacity: 12
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Whether you are wanting to learn drawing techniques or just want to come and draw with us. This month we will set up a still life to draw from.

Non-Members: $30
Members: $24

 

Build an Outdoor Bench

Workshop • June 25
Saturday • 9:00AM-12:00PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 6
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Make your own outdoor bench to enjoy this summer and fall. In this class we will use the miter saw, screw guns, and glue to make this super simple and attractive outdoor bench.

Non-Members: $180
Members: $144

Wheel Throwing - Try it Night!

Workshop • June 30
Thursday • 5:30-7:30PM

Ages: 18+
Capacity: 7
Learn More

Have you–or a loved one–always wanted to try out the potter’s wheel? Now’s your chance. Get an introduction to throwing pottery on a wheel. Learn basic concepts and techniques—and practice centering clay with a professional potter ready with tips to help. If you discover your love for having your hands covered in mud after one night, consider becoming a member to access our studio so you can practice regularly.

Non-Members: $60
Members: $48

FREE OFFERINGS

Wood Projects @ Argenta Farmers Market

Saturday, June 11 • 9:30-11:30AM
410 Main St
North Little Rock, AR 72114

Bring your kids to the Argenta Farmers Market for fun wood projects!

Juneteenth in Da Rock @ The Hall

Saturday, June 14 • 10:00AM-6:00PM
721 W 9th Street
Little Rock, AR 72201

The Innovation Hub will be offering hands on activities! Join us and the community to celebrate freedom & culture.

Refund policies for our classes and workshops: Due to the diverse number of classes, workshops, summer camps, and field trips we offer, we have created a cancellation policy that gives us an opportunity to fill our schedule. You may cancel by phone or by sending an email to education@arhub.org. If you have to cancel your upcoming class, private instruction session, workshop, field trip, or summer camp registration, refunds will be given as follows: Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance of the event date will receive a 100% refund, cancellations made 15-30 days in advance of the event date will receive a 50% refund, cancellations made 0-14 days within the event date will not receive any type of refund.

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is a proud affiliate of Winrock International.

FIND US IN NLR

Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub
204 E 4th St
North Little Rock, AR 72114

(501) 907-6570

info@arhub.org

OUR HOURS

  • 9AM to 5PM on Mon - Friday