RACA Joins Makervillage Creative Hub

RACA Joins Makervillage Creative Hub

Rome Area Council for the Arts (RACA) has joined Makervillage as an organizational partner and plans relocation of its headquarters to the building located at 252 N. 5th Avenue in downtown Rome’s River District.  The arts organization, celebrating its 40th year, will...
Planting Trees

Planting Trees

Every Forest was Once a Tree In a surprise twist of zoning and land development requirements, the very first thing we will do to build out this amazing space is plant trees.  Not just one tree…Not just a few trees…40 TREES.  In the spirit of giving back to...
A rainforest begins…

A rainforest begins…

For the past five years, we’ve experimented.  We benefitted from the tremendous investment made by Civitium to found 7hills Makerspace, and I went in on five buildings up on clocktower hill to test the real estate-as-startup-community notion.  If we just got...

Calling All Creatives!

Calling all etsy-ers, makers, artisans, crafters, artists, and creative companies in Northwest Georgia! We are conducting the first ever NWGA Creative Economy survey with the assistance of data analysts at Berry College Nonprofit Strategic Services. If you earn a...
Layton Roberts: Changing the World Through Entrepreneurship

Layton Roberts: Changing the World Through Entrepreneurship

Makervillage is supported by an assortment of amazing individuals and businesses. Today we feature a glimpse into the life of one of our advisors, and a great local entrepreneur, Layton Roberts. A staffing agency. An art collection. A degree in Molecular and...