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January 2021

Keep Moving, Keep Making

January 4 - January 31
Hallway Gallery

Keep Moving Keep Making A pandemic does not stop creativity. Hot Shops artists keep the light of creativity shining bright. This exhibit in the Hallway Gallery features the work of: Ed Fennell Matt Schrader Frank Daharsh Dan Toberer Valerie Light Anderson Diane Mattern Micah Clark Tim Barry Lori Elliott-Bartle Paula Wallace Dani Bonine Kitt Hamersky Kris Khan Kalle Wamsat Wellendorf Madelaine Healey Terry Koopman Lana Yager Jason Price Pat Lontor Dar VandeVoort Ashlee Richardson Sara Wamsat Kelli Sweet Dorothy Tuma…

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Collaboration

January 4 - January 31
Nicholas Street Gallery, 1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Collaboration Exhibit A dictionary may describe collaboration as the action of working with someone to produce or create something. At the Hot Shops, working together, inspiring each other, and taking that collaborative practice into the community is second nature. Covid may have put limitations on the gatherings that facilitate collaboration, but it has not put limitations on creativity. Here we celebrate both creativity and collaboration as we look at a sampling of shared projects - some created before the time…

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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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Cup Decorating

January 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 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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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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NOTE ABOUT SHOWS

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.