Free Art Opportunities

Look here for FREE activities inside the Amador County Arts Council!
COVID-19: ALL activities are currently postponed until further notice. For more information: Executive Directors Statement on COVID-19

CROCHET WITH T-SHIRTS: March 13, 3-5pm (during Teen-Time)
FREE!Bring an old t-shirt from home, turn it into yarn, and crochet your creation! Teens age 12 and older. MAX 12 participants, so register early!Guardians may join the fun or sign a permission slip.PRE-REGISTER by email to or call 209-256-8166.


Date of Event: Wednesday, April 1, 2020     5:30-7:30 PM

Location: Amador County Arts Council, 617 South CA-49, Jackson CA 95642

Publish YOUR Manuscript in 6 Weeks!

Amador County Arts Council presents a FREE self-publishing workshop series. Join Danae Little, Amazon’s Best Selling Author of over 30 books, as she takes you from finished manuscript to published book in 6 weeks. If you follow her step-by-step guidance, at the end of her Self-Publishing Success workshop series your book will be on sale on Amazon as both an ebook and paperback.

Come to Danae’s Self-Publishing Success Intro Workshop to learn more. Pre-register for a FREE VIP pass. Seating is Limited to 25 attendees, so register now!

To Pre-Register go to:

Or Contact Danae at:

Call or Text: 209 256-3691

Special Offer: At this event, find out how to take the entire 6 workshop Self-Publishing Success series for free thanks to the Amador County Arts Council. Space limited to 15 participants, for participants under 16 please contact Danae directly. To register for the entire series, you must attend the FREE Intro class on April 1st. The entire series is valued at $175 per person. You don’t want to miss this limited time opportunity!

This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Find out more at

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MACRAME a Plant Hanger: April 14, 3-5pm
Everybody 12 years* and older is invited to learn how to Macrame a plant hanger with Shilpa Rasmusson. Open to 12 participants. Pre-register before it fills up.
To pre-register and volunteer: or call 209-256-8166
*unaccompanied minors must have signed permission form

New Amador Sewing Circle Starts April 14
Jackson, California – Amador County Arts Council presents the Amador Sewing Circle, with two meetings per month at 617 South CA-49 in the Mother Lode Plaza in Jackson. The Amador Sewing Circle will have its opening meeting on April 14th from 6:00-8:00 PM.
Contact Lisa Crittenden at 209-256-5435 for more information.
Whether you are an experienced seamstress, or want to learn how to sew, you are invited to join the FREE Amador Sewing Circle. This new group will be a place where you can share your knowledge and learn new things. Do you need a second hand with marking the hem or fitting? Are you interested in learning how to sew clothes, but don’t know where to start? Or, perhaps you are an aspiring fashion designer, who wants to get your ideas into fabric. If so, there is a place for you in the Amador Sewing Circle, bring your sewing machine, your ideas, and your skills to share with others.
There will be two meetings a month: A project night on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-8pm, and a forth Saturday afternoon workshop from 2-4pm . On project night, bring a project to work on and get feedback from others in the group. Saturday afternoon workshops will focus on a specific project and/or technique taught by a member. Topics for workshops will include garment construction, hand sewing, using and adjusting patterns, fitting, design and pattern making, choosing styles, colors and prints to flatter you, couture sewing techniques, embroidery and more.
The Amador County Arts Council is a non-profit established in 1982, with the mission to encourage, support, and promote the arts in our schools and community. Get involved with the Amador County Arts Council by visiting This activity is supported in-part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Find out more at
Contact Lisa Crittenden at 209-256-5435 for more information.