Hours: Weekdays 10-6. Weekends 11-5.

Open House

Dec. 4 & 5

Saturday – 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.   |  Sunday – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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 purchase their latest works!

The artwork created ranges from drawings, paintings, and photography to sculptures, pottery, glass art, weaving, quilts, 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 Glass Studio to help with traffic flow in the building. We want to provide you with an art-filled experience and keep you and our artists as safe as possible.

Sponsored by:

FNBO

DEMONSTRATION/ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

Saturday 

Hourly

  • Glassblowing. Crystal Forge – Studio 4
  • Beading with Dorothy Tuma – Studio 100.5
  • Wood carving with Greg Macdonald. Studio 110
  • Pottery. Studio 111
  • Make your own reindeer mask. Studio 206
  • Weaving with Kitt Hamersky. Studio 208
  • Mixed Media with Sara Sumnick Wamsat. Studio 213
  • Painting with Dar Vandevoort. Studio 215
  • Painting with Jenna Johnson. Studio 314

3 p.m. – Bronze pouring. Foundry

Sunday

Hourly

  • Glassblowing. Crystal Forge – Studio 4
  • Beading with Dorothy Tuma – Studio 100.5
  • Wood carving with Greg Macdonald. Studio 110
  • Pottery. Studio 111
  • Make your own reindeer mask. Studio 206
  • Weaving with Kitt Hamersky. Studio 208
  • Mixed Media with Sara Sumnick Wamsat. Studio 213
  • Painting with Dar Vandevoort. Studio 215
  • Painting with Jenna Johnson. Studio 314

3 p.m. – Bronze pouring. Foundry

 

MUSIC, FOOD, PRIZES

Music

Saturday. Noon – 3 p.m. Michael Fitzsimmons. Nicholas Street Gallery

Saturday. 1-1:30 p.m. MPS – Russell Middle School orchestra led by Jeanne Dymond. Event Space

Sunday in the Gallery – Michael Murphy

Food

Bang! Catering (Michael Rhoades, Tim Gallegher and Shawn Phifer) will be in the Event Space serving:

  • Vegan tomato bisque
  • White bean chicken chili
  • Beef red chili
  • Cuban pork sandwich on a pretzel bun

Prizes

Holiday Cheer Painting by Charity Kracher. Studio 312

Jewelry by Kelli Sweet. Studio 317.

Tickets for the prizes below can be purchased near Gallery. 100% proceeds benefit the Hot Shops.

 

 

Demonstrations

Virtual Winter Open House 2020

These demonstrations took place during our Virtual Fall Open House.