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


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

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 […]

SOLD OUT: Glass Chains

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

Join Arizona-based artist Bronwen Heilman as we make glass chain using Borosilicate glass rods. Bronwen has created a system to increase your ability to make each link the same. Once we work with the typical shape of a link, we will explore different shapes, and even add a soft glass bead onto the link. Skill […]

$175

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

Bottles to Beads

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

Skill level: Intermediate flame workers/bead makers Join Arizona-based artist Bronwen Heilman as we learn how to work with scrap glass from bottles. Focusing on how to safely cut bottles, how to determine if one bottle is compatible with another one, and how to flame work this exciting and recycled material. We will be making beads […]

$175

Watercolor Collage

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

Watercolor collage class. Come learn watercolor techniques and add collage papers, tissue, maps, etc to your artwork. Have a main subject in mind and rummage through my box of collage items to create your masterpiece! Instructor: Nicole Ousley Dittus Cost: $40 per class Register >

Watercolor Class

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

Learn standard techniques and skills to create a watercolor composition. Have an idea and a reference image, if necessary, for what you want to paint. I'll help guide you with drawing and give you painting tips along the way. All supplies are provided for you to use during the class. Every Monday 4-7:30; come the […]

$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

Woodcut Printmaking

Studio 209 1301 Nicholas St., NE, United States

We’re happy to announce our first woodcut workshop at Hot Shops coming in April. A great class for getting to know the medium or a refresher. We’ll start with a small black and white image then move on to a reduction (three color limit) print. All materials are provided, we do have a few carving […]

$300

Watercolor Class

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

Watercolor class. Drop in/out or stay the whole time. Bring an artwork you started and need to finish or start a new masterpiece! Come learn watercolor techniques as you paint an object/subject of your choice. Any combination of ages- come together or come alone. Can be parent/youth, or adult or youth alone. Sign up a […]

$35

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