Team Building and Fostering Creativity in Groups


IMG_2310Forming, storming, norming and performing. How do you help your team(s) become cohesive and productive, with opportunity for innovation and creativity?

An artist-guided paint session at Village Canvas and Cabernet can be more than a fun social outing…it can be a team building and leadership development activity, providing an opportunity for individual and group growth.

There are many options to create the event and outcomes you are looking for; call us to discuss your goals and we will build an event to meet your needs– whether social outing, morale boosting, team building or general exploration of the creative process. Our skilled artist guides the intersection of work and art.

Click here to read a Dec 5, 2014 article about our corporate team building program in The Daily Record.

Our gallery is professional. Our artists are talented.  Our events are quality, and the outcomes can’t be beat! If you want a reference from a similar sized/type of group, give us a call at 402-991-4278 for contact information.


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These are the savvy local companies who have engaged the services of Village Canvas and Cabernet:  

  • Abrahams Kaslow Cassman
  • ACI Worldwide
  • Alegent Women’s Health
  • American Express Global Travel
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Amy’s Salon
  • Avenue Scholars Foundation
  • Bank of the West
  • Bellevue University Project Management Dept
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Nebraska
  • Bright Horizons
  • Cargill Strategic Sourcing
  • Children’s Physicians
  • ConAgra Corporate, ConAgra Compensation, ConAgra Enterprise Learning, ConAgra FPNA, ConAgra Frozen Foods, and ConAgra Mills, ConAgra Nutrition and Food Labeling (NFL)
  • Cox Business Services
  • Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitor’s Bureau
  • CRDN
  • Creighton School of Pharmacy and Health Professions
  • Creighton University Business Ethics Alliance
  • Creighton University Graduate School
  • CSG International
  • CT Freight Services
  • Deloitte
  • Farm Credit Services of America (winning the prize for the MOST teams who have painted with us!)
  • First Data Corp
  • First Data Senior Women’s Leadership
  • First National Bank
  • Fremont Dental Group
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Google Data Center (Council Bluffs)
  • Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Hayneedle
  • HelmsBriscoe
  • Home Instead, Inc.
  • ICAN
  • Junior League of Omaha
  • Kids Can!
  • Kiewit Engineering
  • Kiewit HCM, Kiewit Infrastructure
  • Koley Jessen Law Firm
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Lincoln Financial Group
  • LinkedIn
  • LIV Lounge
  • LoTemp Equipment Company
  • Lund Company
  • Marriott International National Group Sales
  • Methodist Hospital Executives
  • McGill, Gotsdiner, Workman & Lepp
  • Mutual of Omaha Communications and PR Dept; Ops Support Dept.
  • Nebraska Methodist College
  • Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  • Omaha Steaks
  • Omni Behavioral Health
  • Omni Dental
  • One Source Background Checks
  • New U Spa
  • planitomaha
  • PPIC
  • Proxibid
  • Quality Living Inc.
  • Quantum Workplace
  • Regent Financial
  • Scoular HR Dept
  • Sergeant’s Pet Care Products Marketing Dept
  • Sherwood Foundation
  • Special Olympics
  • Statement Boutique
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • TD Ameritrade CIO Group; TD Ameritrade Finance Dept
  • TJ Maxx
  • Travel and Transport Operations
  • Tri-Valley Dental (Fremont)
  • TSYS Merchant Solutions
  • Union Pacific Center
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Union Pacific Railroad LEAD
  • UNO
  • Valmont Industries
  • Vine Street Cellars (Glenwood, IA)
  • Voices for Children
  • West Corporation
  • Woodmen of the World
  • WOW-t Channel 6 (Sales & Marketing)
  • Yahoo! Inc.

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Why Village Canvas and Cabernet?

Canvas and Cabernet in Aksarben Village is Omaha’s first paint and wine art gallery and event venue; providing quality corporate team building and artist-guided events for groups of all sizes.

Village Canvas and Cabernet is similar to sip and paint shops found in many cities across the US. Absolutely no art experience is needed to attend a paint session and have a great time! The emphasis is on fun and creative exploration, guided by a talented local artist. Village Canvas and Cabernet is a great place to gather with friends, enjoy a glass of wine or beer and uncork the creativity within ALL of us!

What sets Village Canvas and Cabernet apart is an inviting and inspiring art gallery, where guests are surrounded by beautiful art in a comfortable event venue, located in the heart of Omaha–Aksarben Village. The gallery is the perfect setting for other types of events, including: baby and bridal showers, graduation parties, receptions, cocktail parties, birthday parties and more.

Village Canvas and Cabernet generously supports the community with donations of space, TAGG options, and monthly fundraisers. Offering quality corporate team building activities where art and business intersect, companies rave about the successful outcomes of participation in a Village Canvas and Cabernet corporate team building paint session.

To sum it up: Village Canvas and Cabernet is an art gallery, conveniently located in Aksarben Village with lots of free parking; offering the area’s best artist-guided paint sessions and corporate team building events that exceed expectations; generously donating space and more to local nonprofit organizations as a true community partner, owned and operated by Omaha residents who are also owners of the Hot Shops Art Center.


The gallery is open  1/2 hour prior to, and during scheduled paint sessions.