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May 2022

Glass Paperweight Experiences for May

May 1 - May 31
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60

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. Want to bring a friend? Two may attend each available time-slot. Minimum age is 12. Hot Shops members receive 10% off this experience. Show your member card upon arrival. Find…

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27th Annual Catholic Schools Art Show

May 6 - May 30
Nicholas Street Gallery, 1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Background artwork: Fire Flower by Liz Clark, Freshman at Mercy High School. Friday, May 6, 5-7 p.m. Opening Reception and Viewer's Choice Awards Featuring work from: Duchesne Academy Skutt Boys Town Roncalli Mercy Creighton Prep

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

May 17 @ 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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Art Fluid Open Studio Night

May 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hot Shops Art Center, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Free

Join us for our first Happy Hour/Open Studio Night! Featured Demonstration Ceramics artist Dan Toberer will demonstrate throwing large vessels on the wheel and handmade beer mugs will be available for purchase. Food/Drink We'll feature beer from our neighbors at Kros Strain Brewery, and chef Shawn Phifer will be serving food and wine. Activities 206 - Have your portrait sketched by our talented life drawing instructor 213 - Make & take project 312 - Live painting 313 - 3D Printing…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

May 24 @ 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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Drawing from Life – Single Session

May 31 @ 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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June 2022

Knowing Home

June 3 - June 26

Michelle Daisley Moffitt and Dar VandeVoort Nicholas Street Gallery - June 3-26 Opening reception, Friday June 3 from 5:30-7:30 pm (Left) "Across the Street," Michelle Daisley Moffitt. (Right) "The Long Way," Dar VandeVoort Michelle Daisley Moffitt - Artist Statement I am interested in the emotive impact of color. I attempt to explore this emotive impact through strong color as it relates to abstracted natural forms. My use of the landscape form exists so that I may physically structure my images…

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Michael Trenhaile Exhibit

June 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 323, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102
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‘I’m an artist first and a songster second.” On New Year’s Day, 2015, I had a stroke that nearly killed me.  But I survived after being in a coma for 13 days.  While I was in the hospital, I couldn’t write songs, poetry or really anything at all.  I could not speak. Communication was difficult.   Ashley Boe, (my ex-wife and my very good friend), strongly encouraged me to draw.  I didn’t know it, but that was the ticket - drawing! A…

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Pottery School for Kids

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Hot Shops Pottery Studio 111, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$30

These Saturday sessions are for kids, ages 8-16, of all skill levels. We will explore clay’s main components, form, design and craftsmanship. Skills taught will include coil, slab, and as they progress, introduction to wheel-thrown pottery. The students will also learn surface decoration techniques, glazing, and firing finished work. Class sizes are limited to 6. A $2 processing fee will be charged for any cancellations. Cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will not be refunded. If your child is…

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Dan Eilers a Celebration of a Life in Color an Art Show

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Dan Eilers a Celebration of a Life in Color an Art Show to Benefit the Trevor Project. Hot Shops Art Center Main Event Room Saturday, June 4, 2 -11 p.m. There will be music, performances, and of course, ART! There will be original art and prints for sale. All art sales will go to the Trevor Project. http://www.nlartevents.org

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More to come…

Future exhibits and shows are announced all the time.
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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.