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January 2021

Online Acrylic Pouring Class & Kit

January 12 - January 31
$40

Acrylic pouring is a fun and easy way to create unique abstract art. Instead of painting with brushes, the paint is poured and tilted on the canvas to create incredible art! This class includes video instruction and a pre-assembled kit with all the supplies you need. Kits can be picked up at the Hot Shops Art Center. This kit includes: 2 Disposable Aluminum Pans 5 Paints (choice of colors) 2 paper bowls 2 canvases Straws, sticks and gloves Video tutorial…

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SOLD OUT – Fire Painted Copper Earrings Workshop

January 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$55
Copper Earrings

This class has sold out. Grab your girlfriends and let's get crafty! Join me for a fun evening making these form folded copper earrings. The best part (or at least my favorite) is painting them pretty colors with fire! Seats are limited. *Post Covid: class sizes have been reduced to 4 students max, no exceptions. This is to allow for classes to continue and still abide by the social distancing guidelines. Students will be required to wear masks during the…

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Cup Decorating

January 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hot Shops Pottery Studio 111, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$30
Cup Decorating

You are full of potential!  The cups created at the Hot Shops are always on their way to a full cup of potential. In this class for kids, learn how cups are made on a wheel, what tools are required, and what the inside of a kiln looks like with a demonstration by Tim Barry.  Then, decorate your own cup to keep. The cups are fired and ready to be picked up 2 weeks later. For ages 8-15. All materials…

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Sterling Silver & Copper Bracelet Workshop

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$95
bracelets

Let loose...it's hammer time! Join me for a fun afternoon and make a stacking wave bracelet set. During this class you will make two bracelets, one in silver and the other in your choice of copper or brass. These hammer formed bracelets are fun to make and a great way to relieve some stress, catch up with old friends or make some new ones. Seats are limited. *Post Covid: class sizes have been reduced to 4 students max, no exceptions.…

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Stone Ring & Silver Earrings: 4 Week Session

January 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$210
Stone ring and silver earrings

Join us on MONDAY evenings and learn the basic silversmithing skills. During this four week session from January 18th - February 8th, you will create two projects. Project Details: •  Round hammer formed textured sterling silver earrings •  Bezel set cabochon stone ring with twisted rope detail All materials for the class will be provided. There will be two trays of stones to choose from to make your stone selection. All you have to do is come and have some fun! Feel…

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Silver Stacking Rings

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$125
Silver Stacking Rings

Join me in the studio for this one day stacking rings workshop. Make these three rings! Stack ‘em all on one finger for yourself or make them to share. Bring your Mom, your best friend or come and try something new on your own. This is a beginning level introduction to silversmithing and the basics of soldering. No experience necessary. Come and join in the on the fun. All materials are provided. Seats are limited. *Due to Covid: class sizes have…

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SOLD OUT – Glass Weekend Workshop

January 29 - January 31
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$450

This workshop is for someone interested in pursuing glass blowing or a more hands-on experience. Learn the art of hand-blown glass in three days. Learn the basics of gathering, marvering, jacking and blocking Progress to making various glass vessels Work with clear glass to help you develop your glass shaping skills Learn decoration techniques and apply them to your work. Classes are limited to 4 people to give highly interactive, individual instruction. You will progress at your own pace, and…

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February 2021

Pottery: Hand Building for Kids

February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hot Shops Pottery Studio 111, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$40
Pottery hand building

Working with clay helps children develop fine motor skills, problem-solving skills, imagination and curiosity! In this two-part hand building class, your child will learn coiling, slab, and pinching techniques. This technique can be used for making a variety of 3d creations including bowls, cups, boxes or even a favorite pet! In the second session they will learn to decorate and glaze. Participants should attend both sessions. Saturday, Feb. 13, 1-2:30 p.m. Hand building Saturday, Feb. 27, 1-2 p.m. Decorating/Glazing Projects…

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Hibernate & Create Retreat

February 19 - February 21
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$165

Register for RETREAT, Retreat + Classes, or Classes only. RETREAT Includes ($165): Dedicated creative space! Bring your own creative projects in any medium to work on throughout the RETREAT weekend. Tasty lunch & dinner, hot beverage bar and snacks to energize you throughout the weekend! Amazing sweet treats are guaranteed! Special gifts to welcome you and commemorate our time together! Gift SWAP! (optional) Make memories and meet new friends! CLASSES Available (cost varies): Friday, Feb. 19 Form Folded Flame Painted…

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Glass Weekend Workshop

February 19 - February 21
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$450
Ed Fennell

This workshop is for someone interested in pursuing glass blowing or a more hands-on experience. Learn the art of hand-blown glass in three days. Learn the basics of gathering, marvering, jacking and blocking Progress to making various glass vessels Work with clear glass to help you develop your glass shaping skills Learn decoration techniques and apply them to your work. Classes are limited to 4 people to give highly interactive, individual instruction. You will progress at your own pace, and…

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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.