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September 2022

Hopeful Impressions Exhibit

September 30 - October 29
Nicholas Street Gallery, 1301 Nicholas Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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A gallery show by the Midwest Lampworkers Guild. Open Daily, Sept. 30- Oct. 29 Opening reception, Friday, Sept. 30, 6-8 p.m. Educational and interactive events will be presented throughout the month. Follow the Midwest Lampworkers Guild for updates

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October 2022

Glassblowing Experiences and Workshops

October 1 - October 31
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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Schedule a Glassblowing Experience, or a Workshop for Two and get a feel for the heat by getting close to the action! Glassblowing Experience One of our instructors will assist you in making your very own unique piece of art. Select from a variety of options, such as paperweights, ornaments, flowers and more. You will get to pick out the colors, help design and shape molten glass into a unique art piece. $70/person. Minimum age is 12. 24 hour notice…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! This is not an instructed class. 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…

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Lampworking: Basic Beadmaking

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$75

Start with beads as your introduction to the world of melting glass. Learn how to safely operate a torch, melt glass and create several beads. Plus simple decorating techniques. All materials and equipment are included. Your beads will be kiln annealed and available to pick up the next day at Crystal Forge. Instructor: Lori Skupa of Parrott Flameworks 24 hour notice required to receive a 50% refund. No refunds for cancellations received with less than 24 hours notice. Hot Shops members…

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Lampworking: Basic Beadmaking

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$75

Start with beads as your introduction to the world of melting glass. Learn how to safely operate a torch, melt glass and create several beads. Plus simple decorating techniques. All materials and equipment are included. Your beads will be kiln annealed and available to pick up the next day at Crystal Forge. Instructor: Lori Skupa of Parrott Flameworks 24 hour notice required to receive a 50% refund. No refunds for cancellations received with less than 24 hours notice. Hot Shops members…

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Mondays: Intro to Borosilicate Glass Torchwork

October 10
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$75

Torchworking is a method of heating and shaping glass over a torch to create beads, paperweights, small sculptures, and more. In this two hour class, students will learn to work with the torch and melt glass into a small pendant. Instructor: Jon Bleicher All materials provided. Hot Shops members receive 10% off this experience. Email Kim before registering to receive your discount code. 24 hour notice required to receive a 50% refund. No refunds for cancellations received with less than 24 hours notice. All…

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Drawing from Life – Single Session

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Event Space 101, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$15
Life Drawing

This supportive life drawing group will help you improve your drawing skills, meet fellow artists and have fun! This is not an instructed class. 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…

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Beginning Painting – 4 week session

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 206, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$60

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, Oct. 11 $60 per person ( $90 for both Beginning Painting & Open Painting Lab) In this class we will explore the absolute basic painting techniques using acrylic paint. Some of these techniques and styles include; understanding materials and tools, adding shadows and highlights, blending, and painting from observation. Step by step instruction in a calm and inspiring environment. Materials to Bring 4 Stretched Canvases ( any size or shape- no bigger than 11x14) Assorted Acrylic…

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Open Painting Lab

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hot Shops Studio 206, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$40

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, Oct. 11 $40 per person ( $90 for both Beginning Painting & Open Painting Lab) Love to paint? Join us for Painting Lab on Tuesday evenings at the Hot Shops with teaching artist Josephine Langbehn. These labs are designated for self guided painting time. You get to bring your ideas, questions, painting materials, and we provide the space for you to explore your creativity and an instructor on hand to answer any questions. This session will…

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Intro to Borosilicate Glass Torchwork

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crystal Forge, 1301 Nicholas St.
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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$75

Make your own Borosilicate glass pendant. Learn how to work on a specialized torch, melt your own glass, decorate the pendant of your creation using a solid glass rod. Cotton T-shirt, cotton jeans and comfortable shoes are required. All materials and equipment are included. Your creation will be annealed and available for pick up the next day. Instructor: Tom Friedman Hot shop members receive 10% off this experience. Email Kim before registering to receive your discount code. 24 hour notice…

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NOTE ABOUT SHOWS

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.