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Toaster workshop: Website creation

The Toaster (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Discover the power of websites, versatile platforms that can serve as personal diaries or even mediums for class projects. They offer a rich communication ecosystem, effortlessly incorporating photos, audio, video, and text. In our upcoming session, we'll unravel the secrets of planning, designing, and crafting compelling websites using Google Sites. Don't miss this opportunity to harness the full potential of digital communication.

Free

VR for Design

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center) 526 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Discover how virtual reality can be used for prototyping, room tours, biophilic assessment, and showcasing your work and more. This workshop is for anyone interested in design or virtual reality.

Free

Breakerspace Workshop: Build a Bookmark

Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Ever lose your page in a book and wish you had a bookmark? Fancy a little fun with your artistic side? Join our Toaster Ambassador, Lauren, for a whimsical adventure turning odds and ends from our Breakerspace stash into funky bookmarks!

Free

Intro to CNC Milling

HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center) 526 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Learn how to use a CNC Milling machine to create anything from a wood block cut print to a PCB Circuit Board. During this workshop you can expect to learn the basics of CNC Milling, its various applications, and how to make your very own design. Feel free to stay after to complete a project of your own!

VR for Stress Reduction: Meditation

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center) 526 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Every student experiences stress, and it's important to find your strategies for taking care of yourself. This is a part of a series of workshops on VR for Stress Reduction, this one being focused on meditation. In this workshop, we will use an app called Hoame to experience a guided meditation exercise, and you will learn how you can borrow a VR headset if you decide to make this part of your strategy.

Free

Mend Monday: Workshop Sponsored by the Fab Lab

Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Bring your broken clothing or other textiles and we will teach you how to mend! No experience needed, materials provided. Hope to see you there!

Free

Intro to Laser and Vinyl Cutting

HSL Makerspace (5-101 Health Sciences Education Center) 526 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Learn how to operate a laser cutter and vinyl cutter! During this workshop you can expect to learn about the different use cases of digital cutting machines, how to safely and effectively use them, and how to make your own custom designs! Feel free to stay after to do a project of your own!

Free

Breakerspace Workshop: Bad Art Night

Toaster Breakerspace (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Liberate yourself from the constraints of perfection! Join the Toaster Breakerspace team for Bad Art Night and create your personal catastrophe-on-canvas. Relax with new friends and make some memorable blunders, or strive to create the worst art of the night and stake claim to our Worst Bad Art trophy. Be it sculpture, painting, or a new art form all your own, let your bad taste guide you in forming your "disasterpiece."

Free

ONLINE: Introduction to Zotero

Virtual Event

Meet with fellow students on Zoom and learn how to use Zotero to create your...

Free

Toaster workshop: Video creation

The Toaster (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Dive into the world of video production with us! In a compact 30-minute session, you can master the art of storytelling, choosing the perfect visuals and sound, conducting impactful interviews, and more. We'll guide you from planning to distribution, ensuring your project reaches its full potential. Plus, we'll educate you on media reuse, attribution, and sharing your project effectively. Don't miss out on this opportunity to tap into available campus support resources. This knowledge-packed session is your ticket to creating compelling video content!

Free

Games at the Toaster: A Breakerspace Workshop Event

The Toaster (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Calling all game gurus and thrill-seekers! Ready to swap textbooks for joysticks? Our media service lab and VR corner are bursting with excitement, just for you. Summon your inner ninja with Fruit Ninja or channel your inner rockstar with Beat Saber. Or, step into the ring of Super Smash Bros Brawl - the choice is yours. With a snazzy VR headset and a Nintendo Wii in the mix, you're set for an epic gaming break. So, who's game?

Free

VR for Design

HSL VR Studio (5-132 Health Sciences Education Center) 526 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN, United States

Discover how virtual reality can be used for prototyping, room tours, biophilic assessment, and showcasing your work and more. This workshop is for anyone interested in design or virtual reality.

Free

Media Services workshop: Adobe Illustrator Basics

The Toaster (Walter Library Basement) 117 Pleasant St. S.E. (Lower Level), Minneapolis, MN, United States

Unleash your inner artist with Adobe Illustrator, no prior design experience necessary! Our Toaster Ambassador, Faith, will guide you through the nuances of Adobe Illustrator tools and the wealth of free online resources at your fingertips. Imagine mastering the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator tools, like layers, shapes, text, images, and the pen tool, in this immersive workshop. Envision understanding where to access free design resources like fonts, imagery, and inspiration. This is your chance to transform your ideas into stunning creations. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the world of design with us!

Free

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