Hours: Weekdays 10-6. Weekends 11-5.

Event Spaces

Rent Our Facilities


The Hot Shops is a relaxed atmosphere, with all of the amenities necessary for entertaining large or small groups of people. Much of the common areas of the Hot Shops Art Center and the Nicholas Street Gallery are available for events, as are the other galleries.

How to get started

Plan your event in one of the most unique, extraordinary places in all of Omaha — contact the building manager for details and availability; leave a message at (402) 342-6452.

Requirements to book a space

  • Check availability by calling 402-342-6452
  • Sign a rental contract and provide a deposit a minimum 60 days prior to your event
Nicholas Gallery for an Event

Our Spaces


We have two major areas that are capable of hosting your special event, the Nicholas Street Gallery and our large Event Space 101. Below are descriptions of both. Our building has other places to host an event as well, so if you have any questions, please contact us or come down and check the spaces out yourself.

Nicholas St Gallery floor

Nicholas Street


Our main, largest gallery, located by the main entrance features a unique bar area for events and openings.

Event Space


Like the name implies, the Event Space is a great room for your event. It sits on the NW corner of the Hot Shops and is large enough for most uses.