AS220 Industries offers a wide array of resources for artists, designers, and makers of all kinds and all levels. We offer affordable introductory workshops on every piece of equipment. Class sizes are small, averaging just 5 students. Once you are trained to use the equipment, you can book time to work independently.
Only members can reserve time in a space or on a piece of equipment.
Complete a membership request, click here to download the form
Return the form to Industries office
Membership will be processed with 2-3 business days
All members are required to attending a new member orientation.
Once you have attended an orientation and paid membership dues (if a monthly member) then you may book time and access the space/equipment if you’ve been cleared by Industries staff. If you do not have the adequate training, we will work with you to facilitate acces
AS220 Industries offers a few different membership options with varying levels of access and responsibility.
Pay-As-You-Go: $25 per block of time on the equipment, $45 for 2 blocks of time During Industries open hours *Supplies fees not included
Monthly Membership: $40 / month + volunteer hours, 8 hrs of volunteer time / month REQUIRED, 8 blocks of time / month [ additional blocks can be purchased for $15 each ] After 6 month as a Monitor Member, you are eligible for Key Membership and are granted 24/7 access to use your 8 blocks of time via key fob .*Supplies fees not included **monthly membership requires a 3 month commitment
Youth Alumni Member of the Providence Youth Collaborative: $10 / month + 8 hrs of volunteer time / month REQUIRED, 8 Blocks of shop time per month During Industries open hours. *Supplies fees not included **3 month commitment
Block of Time = Concrete Hours reserved / booked in a facility or a piece of equipment.
Block of Time in Printshop and Media Arts = 4 hours
Block of Time in Labs / Darkroom = 2 hours
At AS220, we pride ourselves on being inclusive of all ages and you are similarly welcome to bring children along to hang out or help out. Please be aware that there are chemicals used in our facilities that pose safety risks, so children should be adequately supervised.
GENERAL RULES + RESPONSIBILITIES
All members are expected to:
- Adhere to health and safety guidelines as explained during classes and orientation.
- Use equipment only after receiving training and approval from Industries staff
- Work responsibly and independently
- Show respect toward the facilities, equipment, and other members
- Leave the space clean and orderly, factoring clean-up into blocks of time
- Leave all equipment and supplies on the premises
- Understand that you are liable for any damage incurred to Industries computers or equipment due to misuse or negligence
Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the AS220 Industries is provided to all individuals regardless of race, national origin, color, gender, age, religion, sexual preference, or disability in admission, access, or employment.
AS220 Industries office and facilities are closed on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Monday holidays are not included on this list, since AS220 Industries is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The Industries may also be closed additional days/times for special events and shop shut downs for cleaning, equipment resets, or staff in-service days.
AS220 Industries facilities is occasionally closed due to weather conditions. Information will be posted on the reservation calendar and on the AS220 website (www.as220.org). Members who have reserved time will also receive an email from Industries staff.
Interim Industries Director /
Director of Institutional Engagement
Industries Community Membership Manager
Industries Facilities Coordinator /
Modern Device Labs Technician & Designer
Open Hardware Community Manager
Industries Director (Incoming)