The Gulf Coast Makers Consortium is a directory listing of creative, collaboratively focused resources throughout the Gulf Coast. You can add your makerspace, hackerspace, creative space, community garden, co/op, community classrooms, classes, art or music studio, equipment, professional services or any other related skills, talents, or spaces that are open for use, sharing or trading. The Gulf Coast Makers Consortium Directory will be publicly available here, and at LI4E.org
Suncoast Co-op – Serves the West Pasco and North Pinellas County via an online marketplace to find local food grown by local gardeners and other cottage industry made goods.
Community Learning Center at Spirit of Life UU - Odessa - The goal of CLC is to provide opportunities for learning, fun, and community building within our congregation, and public service outreach to the surrounding community with a wide variety of continuing learning classes. Fees: Vary, mostly low cost. Visit the website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Flow Arts/Technical/Assembly – Tampa – ”I would like to help in any way possible. I am very knowledgeable and have experience with all kinds of electronics including computer systems such as desktops and servers. I also love partaking in just general assemblage or building of anything really. I am also a Flow Artist and would love to spread the beautiful art of spinning objects and getting people to recognize the “flow” state. I also just started making clothes as a hobby but would like to get more seriously into.” - Free – Contact Angel “Spell” Real
Learning is for Everyone – Tampa Bay and Florida – A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that creates public experiential learning opportunities in the sciences and arts for people of all ages, including LI4E Makerspace Project, FIRST robotics programs, TEDxYouth@TampaBay, and Tampa Bay Mini Maker Faire. Fees: Mostly free, some low-cost. Contact info@Learningis4everyone.org
New Port Richie Freeskool - New Port Richie - We believe that true community power resides in the peoples’ unconstrained access to knowledge and education. Fees: Free . Visit website or contact email@example.com.
North Tampa Robotics Club & South Tampa Robotics Club – We provide weekly robotics and creative classes for students ages 9 to 14. Students work in a collaborative environment on projects using LEGO MINDSTORMS and other age appropriate robotics platforms. Membership is on a monthly basis. Fees: $60/month, North Tampa; $80/month, South Tampa. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 813-249-5522
Backyard Workshop – Clearwater – a little bit of everything: CNC machining, 3D printing, aluminum casting, and more! Fees: Vary. Visit website or contact email@example.com for more information.
Tangible Labs - 3D Printing -St. Petersburg – “We love using micro manufacturing machines to help make the world a more fun place to live. We believe in the magic of dreaming up an idea and making it into a tangible object.” Fees: vary by project. Visit website or contact Mo Eppley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Li4E Community Innovation Center - Tampa - A public creative space under development at the John F. Germany Library - contact: Info@ Learningis4everyone.org
Makerspace Tampa Bay – Tampa – Building a community makerspace in the Tampa Bay community
The Venture Compound – St. Petersburg - An artist-run event venue and art space rooted in the noise and underground art scene. Fees: vary. Visit the website or contact email@example.com .