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 […]

Van Gogh’s Understudy: A Modern Ode to Timeless Artistry

Hallway Gallery

"Van Gogh's Understudy" by Rowena Cage (They/Them) is a vibrant and innovative art collection, debuting February 1st for Black History Month at the Hot Shops Art Center. This series of printed digital artworks reimagines Vincent Van Gogh's iconic style through a modern lens, celebrating Black women as the sole subject matter. In 19th-century European art, […]

At the Movies

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

Opening reception Feb. 11 Featured art by Julie Schram "The Fox", from the movie, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse.  "Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom," The Fox.

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% […]

$82.00

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 […]

$135

Silver Stacking Rings

Hot Shops Studio 220 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Join Angela Szelag in the studio for this one day stacking rings workshop. This is a beginning level introduction to silversmithing and the basics of soldering. No experience necessary. All materials are provided. For all classes minimum age requirement is 16. Workshops are non-refundable. *If you are affected by Covid or suspect that you may have […]

$140

Watercolor: Beyond the Border

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

Come with a subject or theme in mind and Nicole Dittus guide you through a watercolor painting that divides color and ink techniques. All materials supplied. Nicole has been a middle school art teacher since 2012. She loves inspiring students to be creative and make art about the things they love! Ages: 12 and up […]

$35

Drawing from Life – Single Session

Hot Shops Event Space 101 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! This is not an instructed class. Life drawing sessions are hosted by TG Ndoda and held on Tuesdays. Model starts with five, 2 min. warm-up poses, followed by one 10 min. pose and two 25 min. poses. […]

$15

Spectra

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

Creighton University Kappa Pi Presents: SPECTRA Opening reception: Friday, March 15, 5-8 p.m. Cover art: Becoming by Kevin Powers

Sterling Silver Hammered Earrings

Hot Shops Studio 220 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE, United States

Join Angela Szelag, Saturday, March 2nd, 12:00pm - 2:00pm for a fun afternoon and make these sterling silver hammered disc earrings. It's a beginner level class where you can learn to cut circles with a punch, create hammered texture and make the ear wires to the length of your liking. Classes will take place at […]

$70

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