Arts, Crafts, &
The Arts, Crafts & Technology Micro-manufacturing Centre (ACTMC) merges traditional arts and crafts with new modern technologies and production techniques to create economic opportunities for artists and other creative individuals in the Western Arctic.
From first conversations back in September 2017 until the June 13th, 2019 announcement of generous funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) the centre has had the support of many organizations. Partners working to realize this initiative include the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, the Gwich'in Tribal Council, the Government of Northwest Territories Departments of Industry, Tourism, and Investment and Education, Culture, and Employment, Aurora College and the Aurora Research Institute.
The result is a space where northern artisans can acquire new skills, use new technologies, and grow their small businesses.
Hours of operation:
Afternoons: Monday to Friday 1-4pm
Evenings: Monday to Thursday 6-9pm
If you are interested in using the facility you can purchase a membership. The ACTMC has a number of options to choose from.
Daily drop-in rate - $50
Monthly - $150
Yearly - $1,500
All memberships include an orientation to the facilities, technical support, and safety equipment.
40 watt C02 Epilog Laser Engraver
75 watt C02 Epilog Laser Engraver
2 Cricut Maker Vinyl Cutters
4 colour silk screen printing
Microsoft surface studio design station
Multiple 3D printers
X-Carve CNC router
2 Carvey CNC routers
Computers with Adobe Illustrator, MS Office, and other software
60 Veteran's Way, Inuvik NT
PO Box 1450,