Dusting Dragons to get ready for Summer Workshops!

Dusting Dragons to get ready for Summer Workshops!

Also…sharpening the carving knives, buying lumber and culling the best junk for the junk bins! Because SUMMERTIME at Leonardo’s Basement begins Monday June 10! Thanks to our amazing renaissance crew of instructors & assistants (all adults who remember...
Print Making for (almost) all ages!

Print Making for (almost) all ages!

Come Sunday to print cards, plaques, flags, kites, tiles or something else using stencils, stamps, paint, ink and more! We’ll have paint rollers, exacto knives, stickers, vinyl cutter, laser engraver and rainbows of paints & ink all warmed up for you (by...
Summer 2019 Registration & Information!

Summer 2019 Registration & Information!

We are excited to offer opportunities for kids and teens to design, build and play in our ginormous workshop this summer!  Register online, by clicking the “Register for Classes” link above Individual and collaborative project building in engineering, art,...
Leonardo’s Largely Irrational Math Prize

Leonardo’s Largely Irrational Math Prize

Leonardo’s Largely Irrational Math Prize Leonardo’s Basement is offering prizes for mathematics at the 2019 Twin Cities Regional and Minnesota State Science and Engineering Fair. The contest is “irrational” because the prizes are based on an irrational number: 1st...
You don’t have to wait until Summer to make cool stuff!

You don’t have to wait until Summer to make cool stuff!

Summer workshops will be online February 11!  Full and Half Day options all summer for ages 6-17 in areas of Engineering, Art, Design and Technology in our enormous Wonka-esque workshop, beginning June 10.  Until then, we have opportunities for ‘kids’ of...
Can you name these people and things?

Can you name these people and things?

Can you name these people and things? In recognition of our 20th birthday we created a redux of this iconic album cover populated with people that inspire us. We held a contest to see who could name the most people and items in the photo. The winner is Haley Durkee...
Annual Gift Making Workshops!

Annual Gift Making Workshops!

Make personalized gifts in a real workshop. It is loaded with cool materials and interesting tools.  Come by yourself, with your buddies, or your family. Choose from one of our project ideas OR come up with your own!  Mittens from Sweaters (ages 9+), Wooden Succulent...
No matter your age: Build, Craft, Design and Play with us!

No matter your age: Build, Craft, Design and Play with us!

FALL (& some winter) OFFERINGS: All-Day Workshops: 9:30 am-3:00 pm Design, build, create, craft in our ginormous workshop. Ages 6-16. Sign up for 1 or more dates. Creativity Convention  Wed, October 17, Thurs, October 18, Fri, October 19 Thanksgiving-eve: Wed,...
Remembering David Hussman

Remembering David Hussman

David was a fierce supporter and inspirational friend of Leonardo’s Basement. He died on August 18 at the too-young age of 56. His family and his business, DevJam, were financial and volunteer supporters of our organization. But more importantly, they brought...