Hot Shops
Art Center
1301 Nicholas

16th Annual Hot Shops Art Center

December 3rd and 4th, 2016
Saturday, noon - 8 pm / Sunday, noon - 5 pm
(4 Artisans 'Hot Shops' / 50+ Artist Studios / 4 Art Galleries)

Open HousePURPOSE: The Hot Shops Art Center is presenting the Holiday Open House, Saturday, December 5th and Sunday, December 6th, 2015, opening around Noon, through 8:00pm on Saturday, and 5:00pm on Sunday. From the small child to the serious art collector, the Holiday Open House fits everyone's taste. The event features fun and informative art demonstrations, gift ideas and snacks, with residents of the Hot Shops opening their studios to the public. All of the galleries host events. Local acoustic musicians will perform throughout the center. We invite the community to visit the Hot Shops Art Center and experience a unique Omaha art venue.


ARTWORK: The artwork created at the Art Center ranges from drawings, paintings, prints, photography and digital imagery to sculptures, installations, pottery, glass art, weaving, custom furniture, and clay, iron, brass, and aluminum cast architectural pieces. Visit the studio artists section for a small sampling of their work.


DEMONSTRATIONS:
Ever wondered what it takes to make a bronze sculpture or glaze a pot? The artist’s process is revealed as Hot Shops residents show the public how they perform their craft--entertaining and educational!

ARTISTS
LOC MEDIUM TIME

Bruning Sculpture

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bronze pouring

Saturday & Sunday: 3:00-3:30

Crystal Forge

004

glass blowing

ongoing

Hot Shops Pottery

003

thrown pottery

ongoing

Many more demos will take place in artists' studios.
Please stay tuned for more listings as the date draws near.



GALLERIES: Artists show their work on a continuous basis in our art galleries. Check the galleries link for more information, a list of openings and scheduled events.

First, Second and Third Floor
Hallways and Artways
: Passageways throughout the building are filled with artwork created by each of the studio artists. Artists generally hang new pieces for open houses, so don't forget to tour the entire building.



FREE TO THE PUBLIC! Bring your family, bring your friends.
Please help us to fuel the fire...Donations always welcome!!!




COME OUT OF THE COLD, AND INTO THE HOT SHOPS!