David T. Beals III Studios for Art and Technology
A place of collaboration, exploration, and discovery, Beals Studios is a fabrication laboratory where students have access to cutting-edge emerging technologies and staff to instruct and mentor them. Beals Studios is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
Beals hosts regularly scheduled classes, individual class sessions, and groups.
Visiting Beals Studios
Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 – 5 p.m.
Dream it. Fabricate it.
Beals Studios houses a wide array of digital fabrication tools, expertise, and a workspace that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration. This includes: eight Ultimaker FDM 3D printers, a Fuse1 SLS printer, three Epilog laser systems, two CNC mills, a desktop waterjet cutter, an industrial desktop vacuum former, and a tinkerspace for working with electronics. Additionally, there are various collaboration work areas, as well as a teaching space with high-end computers, an array of software, and an 84" interactive screen. This is all laid out in one space, allowing for work to flow seamlessly from ideation, to design, to iteration, to re-iteration.
Workshops + Events
Beals Studios hosts an assortment of workshops, events, and competitions throughout the year. This includes: our Sunday Workshop Series that offers workshops dialed into specific processes, seasonal events such as the 3D Printed Egg Hunt and the Mask Making event, and competitions and awards such as the Beals Studios Award of Excellence and Innovation.
Using Beals Studios
Beals Studios is available to students, faculty, and staff. Resources and information on how to submit a job request or reserve a machine can be found on MyKCAI.