Rent Our Facilities

Host a stylish, unique event

The Hot Shops is a relaxed atmosphere, with all of the amenities necessary for entertaining large or small groups of people. Much of the common areas of the Hot Shops Art Center and the Nicholas Street Gallery are available for events, as are the other galleries.

How to get started

Plan your event in one of the most unique, extraordinary places in all of Omaha — contact the building manager for details and availability; leave a message at (402) 342-6452.

Requirements to book a space

  • Check availability
  • Complete a facility inquiry form
  • Sign a rental application a minimum 60 days prior to your event
  • Sign a rental contract and provide a deposit


Host an Exihibition

Curate a show

Looking to have an art show? Book one our galleries and fill the walls! Almost half of the first floor is devoted to exhibit space at the Hot Shops Art Center, and our galleries have exhibited artwork from some of the most creative artists around the region. Please check out the events page for availability. If you are interested in renting a space for your show at one of our galleries, contact Kelly Adams at, or call 402-682-1434.


Nicholas Street Gallery's gate can be closed and locked to protect the artwork when not attended.

Nicholas Street Gallery adjacents a beautifully tiled and gated bar area.

Our Spaces

Available for Rent

Nicholas Street

ART Gallery

Our main, largest gallery, located by the main entrance features a unique bar area for events and openings.

Event Space

Main Room

Like the name implies, the Event Space is a great room for your event. It sits on the NW corner of the Hot Shops and is large enough for most uses.