Like a butterfly from a cocoon the Midwest Lampworkers Guild invites you to see their artists break out and explore the world around them. View glass art, jewelry, paintings and so much more. This diverse group of creatives wants to share their work and passion for community and beauty throughout the month of October! Opening reception Friday, Oct. 1, 6 - 9 p.m. Show is open daily M-F 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sa-Su 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.Find out more »
The Nebraska Art Teachers Association - Annual Art Educator Juried Exhibition is now on display inside the Event space at the Hot Shops Art Center. This year's exhibit includes 61 pieces of work accepted from 35 art educators who teach and live across the state of Nebraska. The 61 artworks were carefully hand-selected by the incredibly talented artist, Patty Talbert. The artwork selected by Patty shows a variety of media and technique and showcases the vast talents of our Nebraska…Find out more »
Change of Season Exhibit. On display now in the Hallway Gallery. Form and function, beauty and delight -The artists' take on the comforts of autumn. Pottery Dan Toberer Tim Barry Madelaine Healey Glass Matt Schrader Frank Daharsh Quilting Kris Khan Weaving Kitt Hamersky Wood Carving Greg MacDonaldFind out more »
Stop at the Creation Station this month (located near the Nicholas Street Gallery) and create your own fall leaves using coffee filters and watercolors. Materials and instructions are provided for this drop in, self-guided activity.Find out more »
Learn how to make beautiful stamped soldered jewelry using copper or brass blanks. Students will have a variety of shapes to choose from and will learn how to assemble into a simple finished items - earrings, necklace or key chain. Class Level: Beginner Instructor: Kelli Sweet Fee: $30 – All supplies included. Hot Shops members receive 10% off. Email email@example.com prior to registering. Pre-registration required > Class fees are non-refundable. Questions, email KelliFind out more »
Discover the fun of alcohol inks! In this class, students will create 3-4 projects, including 2 coasters with alcohol inks. Class Level: Beginner Instructor: Kelli Sweet Fee: $25 – All supplies included. Hot Shops members receive 10% off. Email firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registering. Pre-registration required> Class fees are non-refundable. Questions? Email email@example.comFind out more »
Sawing is the foundation of silversmithing. Join Angela Szelag in the studio for this one day metal smithing workshop to learn the basics of working with the jeweler's saw and create a cut out sterling silver pendant in a shape of your choosing. You can make a heart, a crescent moon, butterfly, tear drop, or choose from other templates available. This is a beginning level introduction to silversmithing and the basics of sawing metal with a jeweler's saw. No experience…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
Join us for our first-annual October Drawing Challenge drop-in session. Jump-start your drawing practice with a list of prompts that you can work on at your own pace and with any medium. These small-format drawing challenges are designed to stimulate imagination and creative practice through the simple act of drawing. The informal sessions give you a place to just relax and focus on your drawing practice. Moderator Kelly Adams will begin each night with a short demo of ink techniques…Find out more »
This workshop is for someone interested in pursuing glass blowing or a more hands-on experience. Learn the art of hand-blown glass in three days. Learn the basics of gathering, marvering, jacking and blocking Progress to making various glass vessels Work with clear glass to help you develop your glass shaping skills Learn decoration techniques and apply them to your work. Classes are limited to 4 people to give highly interactive, individual instruction. You will progress at your own pace, and…Find out more »
Future exhibits and shows are announced all the time.
Please stay tuned.
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.