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The South of Downtown Art Hub

The South of Downtown Art Hub is a community space for residents to attend free events, meet neighbors and learn new skills. 

Second Friday Art Walk


Second Friday Art Walk is a free monthly art tour in collaboration with Southeast Community College, JazzTime Smooth Radio, and Pepe's Bistro. Every month you can listen to live music, view the work of local artists, and grab some food from Pepe's Bistro located at 1211 S 11th St. During Second Friday Art Walk participants can listen to live music at the South of Downtown Art Hub, located at 1247 S 11th St, starting at 7 pm and from 6 - 8 pm at Pepe's Bistro. Their is new artwork up every month at Pepe's Kitchen and the Art Hub. If you are a community member interested in sharing your artwork or musical talent please email our community organizer Kat Wiese at

To apply for an art show proposal please fill out this form: Art Show Proposal

To apply for the Maker's Market on August 9th please fill out this form: August Maker's Market


Kids Sculpture Class

Escultura para Jóvenes

Fridays // Viernes

July 12 - August 30, 5 - 6:30 pm

12 de Julio-30 de Agosto, 5 - 6:30 pm

South of Downtown Art Hub, 1247 S 11th

Ages 8 - 13 //  8 - 13 años


Learn how to hand build and sculpt using earthenware and polymer clay. This class will result in a public wall installation and take home products. This is a free class with all materials provided.

Curso de escultura, aprenderán a esculpir usando arcillas y moldes. En esta clase participarán en la creación de un mural público además de llevar a casa las esculturas realizadas . Clase GRATUITA con todos los materiales proporcionados.



Clase de Alebrije

Sundays, July 14 - August 4, 2 - 3:30 pm

South of Downtown Art Hub, 1247 S 11th St.

All ages and experience levels welcome


Participants will create an original Alebrije, a mythical creature from Mexican folklore. The sculpture will be made using traditional techniques which include papier mache. Each participant will make a fun colorful sculpture and learn a bit about Mexican culture. Art concepts to be touched up in this course include three dimensional composition and gesture, and color theory. This is a free family friendly environment with all materials provided and all experience

levels welcome.



Clase de Alebrije

Domingos, 14 de Julio - 4 de Agosto, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

South of Downtown Art Hub, 1247 S 11th St.

Todas las edades y niveles de experiencia son bienvenidos.


Aprende sobre la cultura mexicana mientras creas un Alebrije original (una criatura mítica del folklore mexicano) usando técnicas tradicionales que incluyen el papel maché. Mientras usamos conceptos artísticos de la composición tridimensional, el gesto y la teoría del color. Todas las edades y niveles de experiencia son bienvenidos. Todos los materiales son proporcionados. CLASE GRATUITA.



Sculpture Classes

Sundays, 2 - 3:30 pm, August 11 - September 1st

The South of Downtown Art Hub, 1247 S 11th St.

All ages and experience levels welcome


The course will begin with anatomy theory by focusing on its levels of structure and finishes with each student creating a representation of the human figure. In the practical part of the course, students will learn how to sculpt the human body in various postures and how to incorporate movement. The course covers proportions, critical points of reference, skeleton mechanisms, and how the muscles of the body influence the form and mechanical function. At the end of the course, the student will increase their sensitivity to diverse materials, aesthetic design, and further develop the imaginative use of the human figure.



Clase de escultura

Domingos, 4:00 - 5:30 pm,

11 de Agosto - 1 de Septiembre

1247 S 11th St., Lincoln, NE

Todas las edades y niveles de experiencia son bienvenidos


Este curso de escultura figurativa, centrada en el cuerpo humano. Los estudiantes aumentarán su sensibilidad a diversos materiales, diseño estético y desarrollarán aún más el uso imaginativo de la figura humana. Todas las edades y niveles de experiencia. CLASE GRATUITA con materiales proporcionados.























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