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December 2021

Creation Station: Reindeer Masks

December 4 - December 23
Free

Stop at the Creation Station in December to create your very own Reindeer Mask! The masks were designed by James Hermsen using laser cutting technology at Metro Community College's Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology - Prototype Design Lab. The Creation Station will be located in Studio 206 during the Winter Open House, Dec. 4 and 5th. Or visit the first floor near the Nicholas Street Gallery after Dec. 6.

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Winter Open House

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

The Hot Shops artists invite you to our annual Winter Open House. Meet our current artists, learn more about their tools and processes, see demonstrations and view their latest works! The artwork created ranges from drawings, paintings, and photography to sculptures, pottery, glass art, weaving, jewelry, and architectural pieces. Admission is free. Donations to the Hot Shops 501(c)3 are accepted. Masks are required for this event. Enter the building through the 13th Street entrance and exit through the Crystal Forge…

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Winter Open House

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

The Hot Shops artists invite you to our annual Winter Open House. Meet our current artists, learn more about their tools and processes, see demonstrations and view their latest works! The artwork created ranges from drawings, paintings, and photography to sculptures, pottery, glass art, weaving, jewelry, and architectural pieces. Admission is free. Donations to the Hot Shops 501(c)3 are accepted. Masks are required for this event. Enter the building through the 13th Street entrance and exit through the Crystal Forge…

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Wide Hammered Band and Stone Pendant

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$215

Join us on Monday evenings and learn the basic silversmithing skills. During this FOUR week session from December 6th - December 27th, you will create two projects. • Sterling silver wide hammered sheet formed ring band • Bezel set cabochon stone pendant (chain not included) All materials for the class will be provided. There will be two trays of stones to choose from to make your stone selection. Bring a notebook if you want to take notes. If you have…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! 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. We end with one 40-minute pose. Models alternate female to male weekly. We provide easels, tables and chairs. You bring your own drawing supplies. We recommend a hard backing for your…

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SOLD OUT: Glass Paperweight Experience

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60
Glass Paperweight

Get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action. One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own paperweight. You will get to pick out the colors, help design and shape molten glass into a unique art piece. $60/person. Due at time of arrival.

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Glass Paperweight Experience

December 8 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60
Glass Paperweight

Get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action. One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own paperweight. You will get to pick out the colors, help design and shape molten glass into a unique art piece. $60/person. Due at time of arrival. Reserve this time >

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Glass Paperweight Experience

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60
Glass Paperweight

Get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action. One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own paperweight. You will get to pick out the colors, help design and shape molten glass into a unique art piece. $60/person. Due at time of arrival. Reserve this time >

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Glass Paperweight Experience

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60
Glass Paperweight

Get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action. One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own paperweight. You will get to pick out the colors, help design and shape molten glass into a unique art piece. $60/person. Due at time of arrival. Reserve this time >

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Wave Bracelets

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$95

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! For all classes minimum age requirement is 16. *If you are affected by Covid or suspect that you may have it, please do not attend the workshop! Message or call me and we can make private arrangements to make…

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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.