January 12, 2018

When she began her NextMakerz journey, Morgan was very excited about the program even though she realized she had no experience in electronics at all.

No problem.

“I’m certainly glad I took the classes I took because I learned to do something in an area I really knew not...

November 16, 2017

Sitting down in the second floor class room at NextFab, Emmanuel Knotts was learning a bit more than just a new programming language. He was also getting some advice on his future.

“It’s really all about finding your own path and learning what it is you want to do.”


October 27, 2017

The first group of NextMakerz went through the new member orientation and are ready to get making!

Morgan, Jeremy, Brandon, Vanity and Emmanuel (plus his mentor John)  — at NextFab.

" I think it is a great program," said Morgan. "I don't know anything about ro...

October 27, 2017

When Linda Celestian passes through the tinted doors of NextFab and walks into the inviting common room, she’s home.

“My father was a woodworker and my mother was a seamstress. I was either watching him on all his machines or I was on the sewing machine. All the time.”


September 21, 2017

You might think that amongst the laser cutters and table saws of NextFab, Wilmington’s newest makerspace, it would be hard for a “traditional” artist to find a home. Well, you’d be wrong.

“Art takes many forms, said Monica Lopez. “And by learning new skills, we get a di...

September 8, 2017

Do you know any young adults ages 16 to 24 that would benefit from a tuition-free entrepreneurship and mentoring program at NextFab?  

Spread the word— NextMakerz applications are now being accepted for this unique opportunity: Deadline is September 30th!


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