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August 2020

Material Girls – Fiber Arts Exhibition

August 29 - September 28
Nicholas Street Gallery, 1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free
Lori Darlin

The Hot Shops is excited to feature a group of women, fiber artist’s in this month’s Nicholas Street Gallery Exhibit. Fiber work has become more conceptual in recent decades, influenced by postmodernist ideas. In this exhibit, you will see experimentation with a variety of materials and techniques. Featuring the work of: Robbi Eklow Agneta Gaines Kitt Hamersky Kris Khan Caroline Schmitz Kelli Sweet Dorothy Tuma Sara Sumnick Wamsat Lana Yager Cover art: Lori Darlin by Lana Yager

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September 2020

Virtual Open House

September 17 - September 22
Free
Virtual Open House

Our favorite part of open house is seeing your faces light up when that 2000-degree piece of glass comes out of the furnace. While we won’t be able to see you this time, we want to provide you with an art-filled experience you can enjoy from anywhere! We’ll have the demonstrations you’ve come to love, get to know our current artists, learn more about their tools and processes and view their latest works! The artwork created ranges from drawings, paintings,…

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Fall into Yoga

September 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 210, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15

Let's enter Fall with a smile and a stretch! Join us for a relaxing, rejuvenating, and reflective practice. Michelle Ladwig will teach poses to relax the mind and body and work through a little strength practice. Space is limited to 12 students. Fee to practice is $15.00 (Cash please) Please supply your own mat on which to practice. To register, message The Tippi Yogi on Facebook: facebook.com/thetippiyogi

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Jewelry: Stamped Soldered Hearts

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hot Shops Studio 317, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$25
Soldering Hearts

Learn how to make this beautiful stamped solder heart brass pendant with Kelli Sweet. Each student will have the opportunity to make 2 pendants to make into a necklace or key chain. All supplies included to make 2 stamped soldered hearts along with supplies to make into necklace or a key chain Class Level: Basic This class is limited to the first 6 registrations. Pre-registration required. Class fees are non-refundable. If you have any questions, please email Kelli at degreesbykelli@gmail.com

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Wave Bracelet Workshop

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$95

Join artist Angela Szelag and make this wave bracelet stacking set. During this class you will make two bracelets to take home, one bracelet 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! All materials included. 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…

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Jewelry: Pressed Flower Slide Pendants

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 317, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$40
Flower Pendants

With a touch of nature, learn to make these soldered slide glass pendants with pressed flowers. Artist Kelli Sweet will also have a variety of old laces, papers, and other ephemera for your project, or bring you own. Slides are 1” x 3” in size. All supplies included to make one slide pendant with a ball chain. Class Level: Basic to Intermediate Class is limited to the first 6 registrations. Pre-registration is required. Class fees are non-refundable. If you have…

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Sterling Silver Cut Put Pendant Beginning Sawing Class

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$95

Join Angela Szelag in the studio for this one day workshop to learn the basics of working with the jeweler's saw and create a cut out sterling silver pendant in a shape of your choosing. The choice of shape is yours! You can make a heart, a crescent moon, butterfly, teardrop, you name it! Not sure what you'd like to make? Templates are available to choose from and trace. Comes with your choice of a 16", 18" or 20" box…

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Stacking Ring Workshop

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$125

Join artist 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. Make three rings! Stack ‘em all on one finger for yourself or make them to share. Bring your Mom, a friend or come alone and try out a new skill. All materials are provided. $125 per person. Seats are limited. *Due to Covid: class sizes have been reduced to 4…

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Hammered Earrings and Stone Ring – 4-week session

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$200

Beginning Class • Hammered Earrings and Stone ring with Rope Detail More information to come!

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Pottery Class: SOLD OUT

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Pottery Studio 111, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$180
Cup

This class has sold out. This class is a 6-week session - intro to wheel thrown pottery for all skill levels. We will explore clay’s main components, creating forms on the wheel, form/surface decoration, and firing. Skills taught within the workshops will encompass wedging, centering on the wheel, throwing, trimming, surface decoration techniques, glazing, and firing finished work. It is the goal for each student to take at least 10 pieces of finished work home. We will meet once a…

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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.