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Cambridge’s inclusive hub for creative exploration.

A group of happy and curious individuals. Some are working in science, others are dancing and playing instruments.
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The Foundry addresses the problems of financial and spacial inequities affecting artists and other makers by providing access to specialized space and equipment for hands-on creation. Offering maker spaces, multi-purpose rooms, a dance studio, art studio, performance space, and demonstration kitchen, The Foundry brings STEM and the Arts under one roof for the Cambridge community. The building is operated by The Foundry Consortium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Weekly Program Application Updates

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Artist in Residence Program

This Spring, we will begin accepting applications for our first Artist in Residence Program. We encourage artists of all media to apply!

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Special Events

DIG kids cooking class - SOLD OUT

Saturday, June 1, 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Shop 2 | Food Lab


Free to attend; registration required

Little DIG's free cooking class: Learn to make DIG’s homemade focaccia pizza. Come cook, eat, relax and enjoy! Limited to 10 spots.

Spring Embroidery Workshop

Saturday, June 8, 2024


11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Shop 8 | Fiber Arts Workshop


General tickets: $20; Community-supported tickets: $10; Supporter tickets: $30

Join us for a fun Spring Embroidery Workshop where you can learn new stitching techniques and create beautiful floral designs!

Storytime with Betsy Groban

Saturday, June 22, 2024


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Shop 6 | Red Multi



Calling all beginning readers! Join us for a special Saturday Storytime with Cambridge author Betsy Groban, who will read and discuss her new book, Pizza for Pia.


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Covid-19 Policies

We believe in doing what we can to keep our most vulnerable community members safe. We follow local city and state regulations. Our staff is fully vaccinated and we encourage the use of masks indoors. Shops are cleaned after each use.

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