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Today's Hours: 
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Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm

COSI is now closed

COSI Tech Studio

COSI's Tech Studio is open to all ages but recommended for ages 8+. We offer multimedia activities including 3D modeling/printing, music programming, video production, digital art, coding, and animation. Tech studio is free during open hours(see below) regardless of COSI admission.

Interested in Tech Studio Summer Camps, School's Out Camps, or Public Workshops?

Are you a school or community group interested in reserving a program?

Open Hours: Wednesdays (3pm-5pm) and Saturdays (12pm-5pm)

Open Hours: Wednesdays (3pm-5pm)
and Saturdays (12pm-5pm)

Tech Studio Team:

dave

Dave Buker

Manager of Tech Studio

Specialties: Music Programming, Audio Recording, Videography, Video Editing

liz

Liz Martin

Tech Studio Educator

Specialties: Digital Art, 3D Modeling, Ceramics, Fine Arts, Animation

ryan

Ryan Westhoven

Tech Studio Educator

Specialties: Coding, Electronics, 3D Modeling/Printing, Videography

What We Offer:

Videography / Photography

  • DSLR cameras, lenses, tripods, lights, microphones
  • Adobe's Premiere Pro software for video editing
  • Green screen compositing
  • 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation

Music Programming

  • Apple's Logic Pro X software for recording and mixing
  • Midi controllers
  • Condenser microphones

3D Modeling / Printing

  • Autodesk software and additional freeware
  • Multiple 3D printers*
  • 3D scanning

Coding / Programming

  • Microcontrollers
  • Electronics prototyping
  • MIT's Scratch software and platforms for game design

Digital Art

  • Adobe's Illustrator and Photoshop software
  • Drawing tablets
  • Vinyl cutter*
  • Laser cutter*
* commercial use not permitted

Current Public Workshops

Workshops recommended for 5th grade and up. Max of 15 participants per workshop.

Any learner under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult learner, who is also registered for the workshop.

photoshop

"Photoshopping"

January 27th

10am - 12pm

Explore the common tools and methods of Adobe's Photoshop and be guided through the process of "photoshopping" two or more images into one seamless composition.

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve
modeling

3D Modeling

February 10th

10am - 12pm

Learn to use Autodesk software for 3D modeling. Additionally, 3D printing basics will be discussed, and Tech Studio 3D printers will be on display.

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve
music

Music Programming

February 24th

10am - 12pm

Explore Hydrogen, a free drum machine application, and use Apple's Logic Pro X software to create music with virtual instruments (midi controllers).

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve
video

Video Production

March 10th

10am - 12pm

Work with the DSLR cameras and learn basic camera functions (shutter speed, aperture, ISO, frame rates) and videography techniques. Additionally, explore Adobe's Premiere Pro software for video editing.

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve
electronics

Electronics Prototyping

April 14th

10am - 12pm

Receive an introduction to the Arduino language (a branch of C/C++) in order to construct basic circuits using the Arduino Uno controller and solderless breadboard. Also, learn to write code to take input from sensors to control LED lights.

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve
laser

Laser Cutting 101

April 28th

10am - 12pm

Learn about the function of Tech Studio's 40W laser cutter and engraver and use Adobe Illustrator to layout both a cut and an engraving. Discover the versatility of Laser CNC machines by investigating settings for a wide range of materials. Want to cut your design? Stick around for our 12-5pm open hours.

Member: $25

Nonmember: $30

Reserve

Interested in Reserving a Program?

At COSI

Group Reservation

Interested in booking a workshop in Tech Studio? Contact Dave Buker (Tech Studio Manager) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (614)228-2674x2010.

Comes to You

Outreach Workshops

Tech Studio Outreach Workshops bring COSI's signature inquiry-based, hands-on learning right to your classrom, after school program, or library

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At a Distance

Interactive Videoconferencing

Tech Studio Interactive Video- conferencing Programs connect learners with Tech Studio Educators through a LIVE interactive two-way experience at your location.

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For Your Teachers

Professional Develpment

Tech Studio offers continuing education workshops led by our experienced educators. These workshop experiences are perfect for teachers interested in incorporating new technologies into their classroom

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