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


Glassblowing Experiences and Workshops

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE

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 […]

Omaha Public Schools Student Show

Nicholas Street Gallery 1301 Nicholas Street, Omaha, NE

On display now in the Nicholas Street Gallery, see art from the talented students at Omaha Public Schools. Schools represented include: Benson High Blackburn High Bryan Senior High Burke High Central High Integrated Learning Program Middle College Program Northwest High Omaha North High Omaha South High Cover art: "Up House." Laisha Carranza-Manrrique. Senior, Bryan High

Winter Open House

Hot Shops Art Center 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE

Our 90 resident artists invite you to see demonstrations and purchase their latest works at our Winter Open House! The artwork created ranges from paintings, photography, sculptures, pottery, glass art, weaving, quilts, jewelry, and more. Suggested $5 donation at the door Details and a schedule of demonstrations will be posted on the Open House page. […]

Free

Intro to Borosilicate Glass Torchwork

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE

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. Instructor: Jon Bleicher All materials provided. Hot Shops members receive 10% off this experience. Email before registering […]

$75

Drawing from Life – Single Session

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

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

Drawing from Life – Single Session

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

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

Drawing from Life – Single Session

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

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

SOLD OUT: Glassblowing Weekend Workshop

Crystal Forge 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE

This workshop is for someone interested in pursuing glass blowing or a more hands-on experience. This two day session is Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Learn the art of hand-blown glass in this immersive two-day workshop Learn the basics of gathering, marvering, jacking and blocking Progress to making various glass vessels Learn […]

$450

Beginning Printmaking Workshop

Hot Shops Studio 206 1301 Nicholas St., Omaha, NE

Learn the basics of printmaking in a fun and inspiring environment. In this hands-on workshop will be creating prints using relief and monotype methods of printmaking. All materials provided. Tuesday, Jan 17th 6-8pm $45 per person (All Materials included) In case of inclement weather, we will have a backup date of Tuesday, January 24th. Hot […]

$45

Pottery School for Kids

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

These Saturday sessions are for kids, ages 8-16, of all skill levels. We will explore clay’s main components, form, design and craftsmanship. Skills taught will include coil, slab, and as they progress, introduction to wheel-thrown pottery. The students will also learn surface decoration techniques, glazing, and firing finished work. Class sizes are limited to 6. […]

$30

More to come…

Future exhibits and shows are announced all the time.
Please stay tuned.


NOTE ABOUT SHOWS

DATES & TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE! Please refer to this page for updates as the event draws near. Artist receptions are often held the first Friday or Saturday of the month (your best bet is to come around 6-7 pm), unless otherwise noted. Galleries are often attended by a curator Saturday and Sunday, Noon-4pm, or by appointment at (402) 342-6452. Otherwise, shows can be viewed during normal business hours. When in doubt, contact us.