Milieux Institute and its research clusters host a variety of workshops presented by members, visiting artists and guest instructors. From painting with bacteria, stitching electronic textiles, and programming interactivity with Arduino, Milieux presents a wide range of skill-building and thought-provoking workshops that reflect the varied interests of our research community.

The workshops are open to all Milieux members.



The MilieuxMake Workshop Series is a cross-cluster collaboration merging different skills, creation techniques, and short-circuit methods to generate new means of making.




Transforming Disregarded Materials into 3D Prints with Artist Keeley Haftner

October 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Artist Keeley Haftner was on hand to show us new and creative ways to integrate technology in your art practice with 3D printing. Describing her work as "process-driven," Haftner seeks to recover lost material and affective [...]

When Massimo Banzi Came to Town

October 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Eileen Holowka On September 9th, interactive designer and co-founder of The Arduino Project Massimo Banzi came to Milieux to host an advanced Arduino workshop and give a talk. The workshop ran from 1 PM to [...]

Milieux presents: Closed Loop 3D Printing Workshop with Keeley Haftner on Sept 28

September 14th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Closed Loop 3D Printing is an introductory workshop into the exciting new field of recycled 3D printing. The workshop will begin with a brief visual presentation which will introduce types of 3D printing, materials participants [...]

Advanced Arduino workshop with Massimo Banzi in Montreal on Sept 29

September 14th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

Milieux is thrilled to announce that Massimo Banzi, interaction designer and co-founder of The Arduino Project, will be a special guest of the Institute at Concordia University in Montreal. Part of his visit, Massimo will lead [...]