Makerspace  Join Now!

Sign up IN-PERSON at the Manitou Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

If you would like to sign up for a membership using your PPLD Library card, please bring that card or number with you when you sign up.

We are open Tuesday to Thursday 10 am to 6 pm and Friday & Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

Call: 719-685-1861      manager@manitouartcenter.org

Makerspace FAQs

How old do I have to be to join the makerspace?

  • 18 and over to use the makerspace independently
  • Under 18s must he accompanied, trained and certified by a parent/guardian (with a few exceptions - see individual classes)

How do I learn to use the equipment?

  • In-person training for most tools
  • Trainer will certify that you are able to use the tool/machine
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for training and certifying their own children
  • The Makerspace Manager will maintain a record of certifications

    I have a project in mind, how will the MAC Staff  help me make it?

    • We will recommend online and in-person training classes
    • We will provide you with access to the equipment you need to practice your skills and make your project
    • We will help you find answers to your questions using online resources or connecting you with experts
    • We will create unique classes based on demand e.g. beginner's ceramics classes.

    Makerspace Membership Options

    Monthly Fee 

    22hr daily access to the makerspace:

    $30pm Student

    $50pm Individual

    $75pm Family


    Library Card

    Access to makerspace during opening hours only:

    Tues-Thurs 10am-6pm

    Fri & Sat 10am-5pm


    Grant Funded 

    available form Jan 1- Dec 31st, 2023

    22hr daily access to the makerspace:

    Must qualify, attend once a month, goal-setting, participate in free training to meet goal, free supplies & tools available.

    Complete Eligibility Questionnaire HERE



    Your Neighborhood Art Center for 32 Years

    Music, theatre, pottery, printmaking, and other loud, slightly dangerous, and intensely messy events happen here daily. Locals and tourists alike flock to our galleries, studios, exhibition space, and classrooms.  Our spacious facilities can also accommodate events, conferences and offices. experiences are unlimited - how will you enjoy the MAC?

    Please take note of our new hours:

    Hours: Tuesday to Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday and Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday and Monday CLOSED

    Address: 513/515 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829 

    Phone: (719) 685-1861 

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