Baltimore’s highly anticipated non-profit makerspace, Open Works ( has issued an open call for professional makers to teach and develop adult classes beginning fall 2016. Those interested can submit proposals for classes and workshop ideas via the online form at


Potential instructors should be competent in their field and capable of teaching classes at basic and advanced levels of making. Open Works is looking for teachers that are community-minded, friendly, fun, and have expertise in one or more of the following areas and technologies: textiles, 3D printing, electronics, wood, metal, digital fabrication, digital media, design software, coding, small business development, or related fields.

Pay is $25 per hour as independent contractor.


Open Works is partnering with the Station North Tool Library to offer classes in the wood and metal shops at Open Works. Instructors in wood and metal are eligible to teach at both the Station North Tool Library and Open Works locations.


A 34,000 sq. ft. state-of-the art fabrication facility and social enterprise located in the Station North Arts & Entertainment District in Baltimore City (1400 Greenmount Ave.), Open Works is designed to provide affordable access for working in wood, metal, fabrics, 3D imaging, 3D printing, electronics, and design software.


Founded in 2013, the Station North Tool Library’s mission is to empower individuals, through affordable access to tools, skills, and workspace, to positively direct the development of their environment and lives. Learn more at