Splatspace is a multidisciplinary workspace, playspace, and hackerspace in downtown Durham.

Our name is derived from the geeky and wonderful asterisk, also known as a "splat." An asterisk, or splat, is a symbol meaning everything: at our space, we do it all and all are welcome.

We're a non-profit, member-driven, member-funded organization focused around the idea of having a physical space for people to get together, work on projects, collaborate on their work or hobbies, and teach/learn from each other.

We are looking for crafters, engineers, mad scientists, artists, programmers, tinkerers, and makers of all kinds to join our group!

Visiting Splat Space

We have a physical location to house all the hacking. We opened our doors on September 14, 2010. We are open to the public every Tuesday at 7pm for our weekly Open House. Visitors can come during any of our events and visit at no charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult but are absolutely welcome.

Membership & 24/7 Access at Splat Space

If you'd like to become a member of Splat Space, come get to know us first! If the group is a good fit for you, you have the option to receive a key to the space and 24/7 access for $50/month. We also offer a student membership for $35/month and an associate membership for those who would like to support our group for $20/month. Many full-time members have made Splat Space their work-from-home alternative, or just visit in the evenings to hack along with others. More information on membership can be found on our website at http://splatspace.org/membership

 

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Splat Space - Durham's Hackerspace

Recent Meetups

  • 2 days ago · 6:00 PM

    Craft Project Night

    4 Hackers and Makers

    Bring your textile, paper, jewelry, fiber, metal, or any type of craft project to the space.
  • September 16 · 7:15 PM

    Splat Space Open Meeting

    3 Hackers and Makers

    Open Meetings on Tuesdays include member show & tell, project updates, and calls for collaborative hacking from 7pm-8pm. By 8:00pm, the meeting will break and everyone... Learn more
  • September 15 · 7:00 PM

    TA3M

    6 Hackers and Makers

    Techno-Activism Third Mondays (TA3M) is an informal meetup designed to connect software creators and activists who are interested in censorship, surveillance, and open... Learn more
  • September 14 · 6:00 PM

    Software Project Night

    3 Hackers and Makers

    Come to Software Project Night with a project that you want to show off, you want to ask others for help with, or that you just want to work on. Come to Software... Learn more
  • September 6 · 1:00 PM

    TriLUG/DurLUG bash Bashing Workshop

    9 Hackers and Makers | 5.00 5.001

    PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE Following the TriLUG seminar on the BASH shell on August 14th, let's gather and spend some time practicing what we learned! This "bash... Learn more
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