Creative Outlets: Art Classes, Writing Groups & Much More

By Friends & Neighbors June 9, 2015 11:30

The following appeared in the Spring 2015 issue of Friends and Neighbors.


Columbia College Non-credit courses including photography, cooking and more, (209) 588-5231,

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store Classes in sewing, quilting, needle arts, more, (209) 533-1279,

Mother Lode Art Association Drawing class, plein air opportunities, (209) 532-7240,

Mother Lode Weavers & Spinners Workshops in spinning, weaving, dying and knitting, (209) 588-1514,

Out of Hand Creative Arts Center Instruction in ceramic glazing and clay activities, (209) 533-1309,

Sierra Quilt Guild of Tuolumne County Quilting workshops and classes,

Sonora School of Sewing Sewing instruction and design, (209) 591-9404,

Sonora Senior Center Wood carving class, (209) 533-2622,

Sonora Writers Group Meets monthly,

The Little House Art class, needlecraft group, (209) 962-7303,

The Wild Rose Classes include drawing, painting, soap making, (209) 288-2614,

Tuolumne County Arts Alliance Classes in jewelry-making, Japanese tie-dye, more, (209) 532-2787,

Tuolumne County Recreation Department Senior Program activities include glass etching, scrapbooking, jewelry making, (209) 533-5663,

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Calaveras County TV production classes for Calaveras County residents, (209) 754-4021,

Calaveras County Arts Council Maintains a list of local artists, some of whom offer private instruction, (209) 754-1774,

The Center for Creativity & Community Classes in mask making, ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, creative writing, more, (209) 498-2085,

Mountain Ranch Resource Center Hosts a quilting group, (209) 754-4073,

Petroglyphe Gallery Classes in drawing, painting, ceramics, (209) 286-1387,

Town Hall Arts/Galerie Copper Classes in water color, oil painting, color mixing, (209) 785-2050,

Quyle Kilns Periodically offers throwing, sculpting, blacksmith classes, (209) 728-3562,

Writers Unlimited Writers critique group, meets twice monthly, (209) 754-0577.

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Amador Center for Higher Learning Online degrees or certificates in art, graphic design, song writing, (209) 223-6393,

Amador County Arts Council Periodically offers classes in floral design, china painting, mosaic, collage, painting, more, (209) 267-9038,

Amador County Recreation Agency Offers periodic arts-related classes, (209) 256-1365,

Amador Fiction Writers Critique Group Several special-focus groups available,

Amador Senior Center Hosts a self-directed art group, (209) 223-0442.


Mariposa County Arts Council Offers periodic arts classes, (209) 966-3155,

Mariposa County Community Services Department Hosts sewing and art classes, writing group, (209) 966-5315,

By Friends & Neighbors June 9, 2015 11:30
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