Imagination knows no boundaries in our four dynamic makerspaces. Designed to inspire and empower, these state-of-the-art facilities provide new ways for students to engage with a class project, learn news skills, and share their talent.
The AV Production Room in the Bullard Bright IDEA Lab is a space where students and teachers can create content and projects centered on audio and visual components. Examples include podcasts, interviews, music, audio dramas, short films, music videos and more! It is stocked with high-end equipment to make your project look and sound amazing. The AV Production Room is here to make your digital ideas a reality.
The Bullard makerspace is an advanced woodworking focused shop equipped with professional grade tools. While focusing on woodworking the Bullard makerspace can support a variety of projects using a plethora of materials. Scale and power are what define this makerspace with upgraded versions of tools found in the Design Den. Notable examples included a 51"x36" 150w C02 laser, a large professional table saw, a lathe, jointer, and planer. Projects big and small or simple or complex can be made in the Bullard makerspace. Want to build a new kitchen table? The Bullard Makerspace can make that happen.
Harpeth Hall's original makerspace opened its doors in 2015 and has supported 1,000s of students and teachers creative ideas. If you can can think it the Design Den can help you make it. It is our most versatile space with the ability to create anything from posters, to sock puppets, to complex 3D prints, to intricate laser engraved items, to fully powered toys, to togas, to stickers, and everything in-between. In the Design Den, girls design virtual spaces, bring engineering ideas into reality, and bridge STEM mechanics and creative thinking to create innovative projects across all disciplines. The Design Den can be whatever you need it to be and more.
The PAL (Performing Arts Lab) is a digital design and creation lab specializing in music and audio production, but capable of supporting nearly any kind of digital artistic endeavor. Equipped with five student stations and a teacher station the possibilities are endless. Each station has a dedicated MIDI keyboard, recording interface, and headphones. A team of students could simultaneously create music, graphics, edit, and record voice over for a short film or each student could edit a different section of a podcast. Each station can support microphone or instruments inputs allowing for a wide arrange of music and audio recording. One of the largest walls in the room is painted in specialty Chroma Key Green Screen paint turning the entire surface into a green screen. The PAL allows anyone to create collaboratively or work on solo projects.