Umbrella Studio’s Makerspace is located downstairs from the Gallery space. It accommodates a wide range of activities including workshops, meetings, classes, and product displays, and hosts the Umbrella Studio Access Group (USAG).

It is available for hire by Umbrella members for private use or to conduct workshops.

It is also available for use by community groups and commercial hire.

The space is conveniently located in the city, near public transport with ample street parking, as well as access for deliveries. It is equipped with limited storage for art, sculpture and works on paper as well as amenities such as a toilet and a small kitchenette. Artist’s resources include printing presses (lithography and etching), an electric kiln, two potter’s wheels, 14 easels, some artist tools, work bench tops and track lighting.

Download the studio info flyers for Members (individuals) or Groups.


Fill out a Makerspace Downstairs Hire Application

To enquire about using the makerspace or USAG contact 

Basil-Hall-Workshop ABC Open @ Umbrella





The Makerspace is supported by Townsville City Council through the Community Grants & Sponsorships scheme.