Spring Classes at the VFL: New Sessions Start in March

Did you miss your chance to register for the first round of spring course offerings at the VFL? Never fear! Registration is open for the next round of classes, starting in mid-March. Get started with 3D modeling in Rhino Software Intensive for Beginners! Level-up your prototyping skills in Digital Fabrication Tools!  Explore conductive textiles and soft circuits in […]

Welcoming Artist in Residence: Caroline Woolard

  Please join us at 7pm on Wednesday, February 8th to welcome Caroline Woolard to the Visible Futures Lab’s Artist in Residence program. In her residency at the VFL, Caroline Woolard will produce CNC cork blow moulds that will be used by master glassblowers to create an edition of glass replicas of an ancient Roman […]

LEVEL UP with the VFL in 2017. Spring courses starting soon!

Attention Makers, Artists, Designers, and Idea People! Did you resolve to grow your design skills or portfolio in 2017? The VFL can help! We offer continuing education classes to help you develop your digital and hands-on fabrication skills. Classes are held in our state of the art fabrication lab, where students have access to a […]

Announcing Hackett, VFL Artist in Residence

Want to learn how to surf the wave of the apocalypse in style? Do you wish you had the skills necessary to dismantle what other people throw away and build it back up into machines that might be useful, but will certainly be dangerous? Do you just like stuff that goes BOOM?! Join us at […]

VFL Holiday Hours: 11/23-11/28

The VFL will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday, 11/23 until 10am on 11/28. We are, as always, thankful for all of the talent, creativity, energy and drive that our lab users bring every day, and make the VFL such a great place to be. We hope you all enjoy the long weekend, and we […]

Welcoming Oya Kosebay, newest VFL staff member!

Please join us in welcoming our newest staff member to the VFL! Oya Kosebay designs for digital fabrication, makes learning objects and teaches the wonders of Physical Computing and 3D Printing to kids & adults. She co-created and ran a Girls Technology Camp at Adler Planetarium, Chicago, for four years before receiving her masters from […]

Jess Rowland, Artist in Residence Performance and Exhibit Opening, Friday October 28

This Friday, Visible Futures Lab Artist in Residence Jess Rowland will be presenting work developed during her residence in an exhibit and performance entitled Notations: Interactive Flexible Circuits for Music. Jess Rowland will demonstrate variety of instruments (including typewriters, stethoscopes, player piano rolls and inductive coils) that work with “audio circuit prints”: flexible circuitry created […]