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Wednesdays in the Workshop Returns

February 28, 2017

Virtual reality, anyone? Want to learn to run a sewing machine? Stargaze using VCU Libraries' telescope? Join free sessions that explore equipment and technologies. The Workshop on the lower level, James Branch Cabell Library, offers a series of free one-hour sessions. The schedule. 

Wednesdays in The Workshop

All sessions 3-4 p.m.  

March 1: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Demo
Experience Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft Hololens and more.

March 15: Telling Your Story with Maps
Explore tools that help you share your spatial story.

March 22: Sewing Machine Basics
Understand sewing machines and how to use them.

March 29: Intro to the Embroidery Machine
Learn how to make computer-driven stitches.

April 5: Astronomy on the Compass (held on the VCU Compass at 8pm)
View the night sky with the Workshop’s telescope to view the night sky.

April 12: Electronics Basics: Make a Contact Microphone
Learn to solder by making a mic that picks up vibrations from solid objects.

April 19: Beginning Digital Photography
Orient yourself to the DSLR camera and the basics of successful photography.

April 26: Introduction to the 360° Camera
Explore the world of spherical panorama video and still images.

May 3: Podcasting Basics
Master the best ways to record voice, edit sounds and add music.

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