Department Of Making + Doing

3711 Market St
Philadelphia,  PA 19104

Phone: (267) 499-2011



Past Events

DM+D's Last Huzzah Party

DM+D's Last Huzzah Party
07:00 pm - 10/29/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

The past three years have been an incredible journey for The Department of Making + Doing and we’re so proud of what’s been accomplished in that time. So let’s...

Creepy Kitchen

Creepy Kitchen
01:00 pm - 10/25/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Scientists conduct experiments in order to explore and study the world around them. A Mad Scientist’s experiments cross boundaries that ought not to be crossed....

LED Masks & Monsters

LED Masks & Monsters
01:00 pm - 10/24/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Light-up fashion has been spreading over the past several years, working its way up from the hobbyist world to the runway, and now disseminating back into the community....

Intro to GitHub

Intro to GitHub
06:30 pm - 10/20/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Ever make changes that broke your code and forgot how your code worked before? Want to work with someone on a code project, but aren’t sure who has the latest...

Animatronic Origami

Animatronic Origami
01:00 pm - 10/11/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Almost everything expands as it gets warmer, but did you know some metals actually contract when they are heated? Nickel Titanium shape memory actuator wire, or...

Intro to Sewing

Intro to Sewing
01:00 pm - 10/10/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Inherited a sewing machine from your grandmother that’s currently functioning as the world’s heaviest paperweight? Need some new bedroom curtains so you can...

Intro to Raspberry Pi

Intro to Raspberry Pi
07:00 pm - 10/07/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

The Raspberry Pi is an excellent machine for physical computing projects that need networking, disk storage, or both. It runs Linux and has standard video, audio,...

Intro to Mapping with CartoDB

Intro to Mapping with CartoDB
06:30 pm - 10/06/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

All data have a spatial component, even more so with the new prevalence of location-based applications. By asking questions of this data, we can gain insight into...

In a Pickle: Canning for City Dwellers

In a Pickle: Canning for City Dwellers
07:00 pm - 09/22/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

IN A PICKLE IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Whether you have too much produce after a visit to the Farmer’s Market or you are preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse,...

Circuit City

Circuit City
01:00 pm - 09/19/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Electricity powers everything from a single light bulb to an entire city, but how does electricity get from the power plant to your home? Explore how electricity...

Intro to Processing

Intro to Processing
06:30 pm - 09/16/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

This class is a beginner-friendly guide to Processing, the open-source programming language for visual artists. Processing is based on the Java language, and a great...

8Bit Designs

8Bit Designs
01:00 pm - 09/13/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Are your walls lacking in your favorite 8bit designs? Is there a notable absence of zombie stickers on your phone? From Minecraft to Mario to Memes, 8bit is everywhere...

Intro to Soldering

Intro to Soldering
01:00 pm - 08/29/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Learn the basics of melting metal in this hands-on class. If you still haven’t picked up an iron, now’s the time! Soldering is a basic way to make durable electrical...

Intro to Arduino

Intro to Arduino
06:30 pm - 08/19/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

In this class you can expect a fun crash course on everything you will need to get busy creating with your Arduino. We’ll cover all the key concepts, from learning...

Build a Bee Box

Build a Bee Box
07:00 pm - 08/18/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Honeybees may get all the attention, but there are 4,000 species of native bees in the U.S., and they play an important role in keeping our ecosystem buzzing. Maybe...

Intro to Woodworking - SOLD OUT!

Intro to Woodworking - SOLD OUT!
01:00 pm - 08/15/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Build confidence and gain experience and get in touch with your inner Ron Swanson. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a...

DIY Bike Lights

DIY Bike Lights
06:00 pm - 08/11/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Bright lights on your bike are essential for night time riding. Make sure you are seen by everyone by adding bright LEDs to your handlebars. In the first session...

Intro to Sewing - SOLD OUT!

Intro to Sewing - SOLD OUT!
01:00 pm - 08/08/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Inherited a sewing machine from your grandmother that’s currently functioning as the world’s heaviest paperweight? Need some new bedroom curtains so you can...

Intro to Japanese Calligraphy

Intro to Japanese Calligraphy
07:00 pm - 08/04/2015

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Shodo, or Japanese calligraphy, has been practiced for hundreds of years as an art, a meditation tool, and, of course, a method of communication. We’ll be taking...

Secret Storage - SOLD OUT!

Secret Storage - SOLD OUT!
01:00 pm - 08/02/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Work together to transform old books into secret storage. Designed for 5-8th grader and their adults, this workshop is all about collaboration. Use a variety of...

Cold Process Soap Making - SOLD OUT!

Cold Process Soap Making - SOLD OUT!
07:00 pm - 07/29/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

This hands-on workshop will walk you though the steps of cold process soap making, all while teaching you the underlying chemical reactions and principles that are...

Intro to Adobe Illustrator - CANCELED

Intro to Adobe Illustrator - CANCELED
07:00 pm - 07/14/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Digital fabrication is changing the way things get made. Instead of spending years learning a craft, now you can take your ideas and make them a reality in minutes....

Hi Tech Lo Tech Screen Printing

Hi Tech Lo Tech Screen Printing
01:00 pm - 07/12/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Join DM+D's third Family Maker Series events! Parents and kids play, experiment + make a fun project together. Create your own screens by hand and by machine....

Intro to Woodworking

Intro to Woodworking
01:00 pm - 07/11/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Build confidence and gain experience and get in touch with your inner Ron Swanson. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a...

Intro to Unity

Intro to Unity
07:00 pm - 07/08/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Build, explore, and share your own immersive 3D environments with Unity Game Engine. Unity is a full featured, cross-platform game engine that is used by hobbyist...

Smartphone Photography

Smartphone Photography
07:00 pm - 07/01/2015

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Spend two hours with someone who will give you the specific tools you need to ensure your photographic phone game is magazine ready. Not sure what apps to use?...

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry
01:00 pm - 06/27/2015

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This class is designed for the doer and maker at heart. Learn how to make your own lasercut jewelry from start to finish, and walk away with a set of your own. Each...

Calling All Math Enthusiasts: MATH FU

Calling All Math Enthusiasts: MATH FU
06:30 pm - 06/24/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Hosted by The Hacktory's Georgia Guthrie. New Offering, Suggested Donation $5. This is an informal session for ad-hoc mathematical modeling, with the goal of...

Make Your Own Cutting Board

Make Your Own Cutting Board
07:00 pm - 06/17/2015

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Wood is a wonderful, wanky material, but with the right tools and knowledge you can wrangle it into straight, square boards. In this class we will learn how to use...

School for Poetic Computation Recap (FREE EVENT)

School for Poetic Computation Recap (FREE EVENT)
07:00 pm - 06/16/2015

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Hear from Georgia Guthrie, Executive Director of The Hacktory on her recent experience in the 10-week School for Poetic Computation. Founded in 2013, “The school...

Advanced Wood Working (2 of 2)

Advanced Wood Working (2 of 2)
11:00 pm - 03/25/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Wood is a wonderful, wanky material, but with the right tools and knowledge you can wrangle it into straight, square boards. In this class we will learn how to use...

Advanced Wood Working (1 of 2)

Advanced Wood Working (1 of 2)
11:00 pm - 03/18/2015

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Wood is a wonderful, wanky material, but with the right tools and knowledge you can wrangle it into straight, square boards. In this class we will learn how to use...

Intro Woodworking

Intro Woodworking
05:00 pm - 03/14/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Build confidence and gain experience and get in touch with your inner Ron Swanson. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a...

SPinCo pres. LED Hoop Craft Workshop **SOLD OUT**

SPinCo pres. LED Hoop Craft Workshop **SOLD OUT**
02:30 pm - 03/14/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Come make your own LED hoop with us! SpinCo provides the supplies, ISpinToys will teach us, and the Department of Making & Doing will loan us their wonderful tools....

Intro Soap Making

Intro Soap Making
11:00 pm - 03/11/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

This hands-on workshop will walk you though the steps of hot process soap making, all while teaching you the underlying chemical reactions and principles that are...

Intro to Sewing

Intro to Sewing
06:00 pm - 03/07/2015

At Department Of Making + Doing

Inherited a sewing machine from your grandmother that’s currently functioning as the world’s heaviest paperweight? Need some new bedroom curtains so you can...

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