Through it all, creativity elevates, inspires and endures. When you support the Hot Shops, you’re investing in the arts, art-education, and the life- and community-changing power of creativity.
Be that spark with us! Donate to the Hot Shops on Giving Tuesday, December 1. This will be our very first Giving Tuesday – a chance for us to regain the momentum that COVID-19 slowed, expand our creative programming, and sustain our educational mission well into the future.
Beyond that, The Hot Shops – by design – provides opportunities for guests observe and interact with 70+ working artists in their studios across a number of mediums, from painting to glass blowing, pottery and many mediums in between.
Come and experience how the art is made. See the tools, ideas on sketchpads, scale models, mistakes and do-overs. Hear about the genesis of the artists’ ideas. Feel the heat from the glass furnace. Watch potters bring a lump of clay to life or the sculptor pour the molten bronze.
There is no question historical museums are important; cultural gems where you can see finished art and read plaques describing the pieces. But imagine what happens when you see the artist-at-work. Your imagination expands, and you begin to think about the possibilities and opportunities to create new things and solve new problems.
From the beginning, Hot Shops Art Center has been the place where ideas, dreams and ‘what ifs’ are explored, created and shared. Our greatest pride comes from putting sparks in minds of people young and old. Your gift can help us begin, again.
Thank you so much for supporting us on Giving Tuesday, December 1!
Hot Shops Art Foundation is an arts organization providing arts education through classes, lectures, demonstrations, and a unique collaborative living artistic environment at Omaha’s beloved Hot Shops in North Downtown Omaha. We are a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization under IRC section 501(c)(3). Your contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
All levels of membership come with the following benefits: