Hours: Weekdays 10-6. Weekends 11-5.

Glassblowing Experiences and Workshops

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Schedule a Glassblowing Experience, or a Workshop for Two and get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action! Glassblowing Experience One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own unique piece of art. Select from a variety of options, such as paperweights, ornaments, flowers and more. You will […]

Portraits by Jeremiah Neal

Hallway Gallery

Jeremiah Neal was born and raised in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. His journey away from his hometown started after joining the United States Air Force and eventually making a home in Omaha. Jeremiah is a studio artist who enjoys painting custom canvas portraits and other canvas works. He has exhibited at numerous venues, including the Scott […]

Intro to Borosilicate Glass Torchwork

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Torchworking is a method of heating and shaping glass over a torch to create beads, paperweights, small sculptures, and more. In this two hour class, students will learn to work with the torch and melt glass into a small pendant. Instructors: Jon Bleicher or Tom Friedman All materials provided. Cost: $82/person Hot Shops members receive 10% […]


The Art of Making

Nicholas Street Gallery 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Step into a world where creativity meets craftsmanship. This collection showcases the intricate processes and techniques that transform raw materials into both functional and stunning works of art. A tribute to the art of transformation, these works will captivate the eye and inspire the soul.

Art in the Park: Abstract Sharpie Art Workshop

Heartland of America Park 800 Douglas St., Omaha

Sharpies are one of the simplest yet versatile tools you can use to create. In this workshop, you will learn different drawing and hand lettering techniques to turn a blank space into something extraordinary. This workshop will include different types of paper and a wide selection of sharpie markers to design an abstract piece with. […]

Lampworking: Basics of Bead Making Part II

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Pre-Requisite: Basic Bead Making Class This class takes you beyond the basics and on to the next step in your glass art journey. Learn how to select and operate a gas torch, prepare your mandrels for bead making, and operate the kiln. Build on the skills you learned in the Basic Bead Making Class with […]


Lampworking: Basic Beadmaking

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Start with beads as your introduction to the world of melting glass. Learn how to safely operate a torch, melt glass and create several beads. Plus simple decorating techniques. All materials and equipment are included. Your beads will be kiln annealed and available to pick up the next day at Crystal Forge. Instructor: Lori Skupa of […]


Dances With Colors

Nicholas Street Gallery 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE, United States

Darlys VandeVoort Michelle Daisley Moffitt “Dances With Colors” involves the connection Dar and Michelle have with their love of color and the push/pull relationship color plays on their canvases. Opening reception, Friday, July 12th from 5-7:30 p.m.  

Pottery: Beginning Throwing

Hot Shops Pottery Studio 111 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

4-Week Beginning Throwing with Rob Johnson. Saturdays, starting July 6, 12:30-3 All firings, glazes, and 25lbs of clay are included. A beginning set of throwing tools are provided for the duration of the class.  You will need to bring an apron and old towel to use during class. In addition to class time, participants can […]


Watercolor Techniques for Youth

Studio 116 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Come learn watercolor techniques as you paint a Mushroom, Flower, or other subject of your choice! Sign up as a group, or just one. Attend all four if you’d like, or just one. Age 12-18 Max per class: 10 Wednesdays in July (10th, 17th, 24th and 31st) Cost: $50 per date Instructor: Nicole Ousley Dittus […]


Check the details of each Gallery Exhibition listing for any opening/closing receptions or special event details.

Interested in renting our galleries for an exhibit?

The Nicholas Street Gallery rents for $600/month. The Hallway Gallery rents for $300/month.
The Event Space can be used for pop up shows. Contact the office for more details at info@hotshopsartcenter.org