The Cruces Creatives main facility, at 205 East Lohman Avenue in Las Cruces, is a 12,000 square foot space organized into multiple work areas, each suited to a particular type of making. Wireless internet is available to members throughout the building.
The main room is the heart of the makerspace. You'll often find classes running in this space, groups gathered here working on larger projects, friends planning the next steps for their creations, team members at work on charitable programs, and a who-knows-what collection of in-progress projects. This room houses a wide variety of materials and supplies--feel free to look around and use the materials that are available. In this room you will find:
The Conference Room, as the name suggests, is a meeting room. Members have access to this room, and non-members can rent the space. This space is also used to host the First Friday Art Gallery, so you can enjoy a new exhibit almost every month. In the Conference Room, you will find:
Safety and training classes are available for the laser cutter and 3D printers--to learn more, visit the events page, or visit Shop Manager Lindsey McDonald to schedule a session.
TheMulti-Purpose Room offers a flexible space for special events involvig up to 40-50 people. In the Multi-Purpose Room, you will find:
The Multipurpose Room also hosts a monthly all-original open mic as part of the First Friday Downtown Arts Ramble.
TheWoodworking Shop is a fully-equipped shop for creating with wood and other materials. In the Cruces Creatives Woodshop, you will find:
Safety training is required for all members before using the woodshop. Safety trainings are listed on the events calendar and are free to makerspace members.
The Kids Rooms is a dedicated space for helping kids learn through play and creating. In the Kids Room you will find
The Velo Cruces, as a place to maintain and repair bicycles. In the Bike Shop, you will find:Hub Community Bike Shop is operated by our partner nonprofit,
Velo Cruces regularly hosts bike repair workshops. For more information or to register, visit the events calendar.