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January 2022

Creation Station: Winter Trees

January 5 - January 31
Hallway Gallery
Free

Stop by the Creation Station this month to create your own winter scene using oil pastel. Located at the end of the Hallway Gallery, this do-it-yourself station has step-by-step instructions and all the materials you need to create your own unique artwork while you visit the Hot Shops! Can't make it in? Below are the steps to create at home. Samples and instructions by Dar Vandevoort.  

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Glass Paperweight Experiences for January

January 5 - January 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. Find a time >    

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SOLD OUT: Glass Workshop for Two

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$225

You and a friend get to spend two hours experiencing what it’s like to be a glass blower. Learn to gather the glass, blow a bubble and create your very own work of art. Workshop is $225/couple. Payment is due on arrival.    

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SOLD OUT: Glass Workshop for Two

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$225

You and a friend get to spend two hours experiencing what it’s like to be a glass blower. Learn to gather the glass, blow a bubble and create your very own work of art. Workshop is $225/couple. Payment is due on arrival.  

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Silver Stacking Rings

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$125

Join 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. All materials are provided. Class size is a max of 8 students. Mask are encouraged for those that are not vaccinated but not required at this time. Will follow county guidelines as those change. For all classes minimum age requirement is 16. Workshops are non-refundable. *If you are affected by Covid or…

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SOLD OUT: Glass Workshop for Two

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$225

You and a friend get to spend two hours experiencing what it’s like to be a glass blower. Learn to gather the glass, blow a bubble and create your very own work of art. Workshop is $225/couple. Payment is due on arrival.  

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Fire Painted Copper Earrings

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hot Shops Studio 220, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$55
Copper Earrings

Join Angela Szelag for a fun afternoon and make these form folded copper earrings. The best part is painting them pretty colors with fire! Earring length is 1.5" but can be shortened if you prefer shorter earrings. Class size is a maximum of 8 students. For all classes minimum age requirement is 16. Workshops are non-refundable. Mask are not mandatory at this time. If the Douglas County mask mandate changes, then those guidelines will be followed. **If you are affected by…

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February 2022

Drawing from Life – Single Session

February 1 @ 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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Painting with Oils & Cold Wax: 6-Week Class

February 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 210, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$300
Oil and Cold Wax

Join Lori Elliott-Bartle in this 6-week session for a deeper exploration of color, texture, pattern, design and abstraction with oil paints mixed with cold wax medium, a product gaining popularity for its versatility and range. You'll learn the tools and techniques, warm up by painting on archival paper and then create works on panels you provide. This workshop offers a time for creative play and reflection. A list of materials will be provided and additional tools and supplies will be…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

February 8 @ 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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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.