2 0 1 7   S E A S O N
JAN 2017   Dar

Temptation, Flirtation & Crazy Love
Pot Luck - annual group show

A benefit for area food pantries (in collaboration with Opera Omaha)

Show runs January 8-30, 2017

Artist Reception:
January 26
starting at 5:30 PM

Show features area artists exploring themes found in the upcoming operas Cosi fan Tutte, and Flight. The show is free to the public, all we ask is that you please bring donations of nonperishable food, grocery gift cards, or cash.

Over 20 artists participating! (artisits shown: Andrea Schmitz Stein, Diane Mattern, Bob Benzel, Elisa Morera Benn, Amy Quinn, Lisa Kalantjakos, and Bart Vargas)

Nicholas Street

In the Court of Art: Women vs. Trump
group show

Show runs January 6-29, 2017


FEB 2017  

Drawing from LifeDrawing from Life
group show

Scheduled February, 2017

Nicholas Street
MAR 2017  

Metro Photo Club
group show

Scheduled March, 2017

Nicholas Street

Claire Caswell
solo show

Scheduled March, 2017

APR 2017  

Hot Shops Open House16th Annual
Hot Shops Art Center

Spring Open House

April 29 & 30th, 2017
Saturday: 12pm–8pm
Sunday: 12pm–5pm

The open house features fun and informative art demonstrations, with residents of the Hot Shops opening their studios to the public. Find cool gifts, and see amazing feats of art. We invite the community to visit the Hot Shops Art Center at its best, and experience a totally unique Omaha experience.

Click here for more info

For those of you that may not have ever visited the Hot Shops Art Center, you should know that our open houses (every Spring and Winter) offer an outstanding chance to see everything that the art center has to offer. If you have only one chance to get down, make it an open house!

building wide

OPS Art Teachers show
art teachers show

Scheduled April, 2017

Nicholas Street

Elisa Morera
solo show

Scheduled April, 2017

MAY 2017  

Omaha Artists, Inc.
group show

Scheduled April, 2017

Nicholas Street

Future exhibits and shows to be announced.
Dates subject to change as events draw near. Please stay tuned.


Multiple Galleries Nicholas Street Gallery 1301 Gallery Hallway Gallery

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 7pm), 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 from 8am-5pm daily. When in doubt, contact us.

The Art Galleries

Almost half of the first floor is devoted to exhibit space at the Hot Shops Art Center. Our galleries have exhibited artwork from some of the most creative artists around the region. Please check out the events listed above, and plan on visiting one of the many openings we hold throughout the year. And don't forget to check back often for any updates as this page changes frequently. If you are interested in renting a space for your show at one of our galleries, please contact Kelly Adams at, or call 402 551-4855.

If you're looking for something unique to do in Omaha, you've found it! Come on down and support your local art community!

Visit us during gallery hours Saturday and Sunday, or if you wish to schedule an appointment call the building manager at the Hot Shops Art Center.

Other Events

Looking for something unique to do in Omaha? Do you plan events for others, and want to offer something different? Think about renting space at the Hot Shops Art Center. The Hot Shops is a relaxed atmosphere, with all of the amenities necessary for entertaining large or small groups of people. Contact the building manager at 402 342-6452 for details, available dates and rates. [more info]