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 […]

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

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 […]

$85

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