On Tuesday, February 5th, at the AS220 Industries (131 Washington Street, entrance in rear of building), join us as we mash up President’s Day and Valentine’s Day into one demo-filled evening!

-Watch Obama be 3-D printed

-Letterpress print a valentine

-Make cute buttons

-Vacuum form a personalize-able heart

-Learn how paper is made

-Have your portrait taken with one of our founding fathers using the century camera. 
Do you have questions, want to see the Industries, meet the folks who use it, or just want to spend some time with our lovely members? The event is free to attend, and most demos are free, but some demos cost 2 dollars, to cover materials.If you would like to become a member of the Industries, this is a great chance to inform yourself about our programs. Members from all three spaces will be around to answer any of your questions!

During this time we also offer orientations to the spaces. We will cover basics of the Industries, for example, the Printshop’s screen-printing lighting and exposure system, the Media Lab’s exotic camera collection and upcoming anolog and digital workshops, the Lab’s 3D printer and Laser cutter, ect. This is not an introduction to technique class, the purpose is to run you through how the spaces function so that you may come and work.

ALSO! Be sure to stick around for the Media Arts Lecture Series at 7:30 with AS220 Industries key member Lindsey Beal as our guest speaker. Lindsey’s work focuses on historical and contemporary women’s lives and feminism. She combines traditional photography (analogue, digital and historical processes) with installation and sculpture to create non-traditional photographic work, trying to find a balance between concept and craft. This work often includes papermaking, printmaking and artist books.

Location and Parking
The AS220 Community Printshop is located at the Mercantile at 131 Washington Street PROVIDENCE RI, 1st floor. The shop’s entrance is located at the back of the building on Lucie Way; the shop’s double doors are at the Northwest corner of the building. There is street parking available. We are also located near a parking garage with entry on Washington Street, look for the big blue parking sign.