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Safe Space

Traveling Art Exhibit

Now In Tuolumne: July 17 – August 17

Monday – Friday 8 am – 5:30 pm

LOCATION: Manzanita Building 11600 Columbia Collage Dr, Sonora Ca 95370

Worldwide, all LGBTQAI2S+ and ally artists of all skill levels, all media, and all ages are welcome to submit works of visual, theatre, dance, music, multimedia, industrial, literary, and craft arts.

THEME: WAY OUT WEST,  celebrating the legacy of LGBTQAI2S+ history throughout the western frontiers.

Exhibited works celebrate the legacy of LGBTQAI2S+ folks throughout the “Western frontiers”.

Safe Space exhibit was established in 2019 and is in partnership with Amador County Department of Behavioral Health, Amador Suicide Prevention Coalition, #OUT4MentalHealth, CA LGBT Health and Human Services Network, Tri-County LGBT Alliance, Calaveras County Arts Council, and Tuolumne County Arts Council.

This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency with more information available at

For more information contact Amador Arts at (209)256-8166 or

Digital Gallery

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Dusk – Mack Keller – Photo/Painting

The sun sets on Western civilization, and so too, this wandering amateur hopes, on difficult times for us. I can only hope the resulting future is as beautiful as the sunset.


Stacy Lindsey Amador County Safe Space 2023 Stacy Lindsey  Amador County Safe Space 2023 Mary Pulskamp Amador County Safe Space 2023 Mary Pulskamp

How to Pick Up Art Work?

Art Work PickUp? As soon as August 18th artists may pick up their artwork at our office located at the Amador Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Rd, Jackson, CA 95642.

Please call or email head and for more information contact Amador Arts at (209)256-8166 or

History and Resources

Safe Space Amador County

#OUT4MentalHealth Task Force

#OUT4MentalHealth Task Force

Join the #OUT4MentalHealth Task Force to advance LGBTQ mental health equity.

This group meets every third Wednesday at 6 PM.

Register in advance to join #OUT4MentalHealth Task Force

LGBTQ+ Pride Month: Beyond Fellowship, Faith, and Church Walls

Did you know the first woman ordained by the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) lived out her golden years right here in Amador County? Indeed she did, alongside her beautiful wife, in the home they built together from nothing. It is worth noting that in 1980, the two women were initially refused a loan by a local banker who suggested the two women return once they’d found husbands.

Read More about Rev Freda Smith and her wife Miss Kathleen


Amador Network of Care LBGTQ+ Resource Guide – A directory of crisis lines, legal resources, local anti-bullying alliances/centers, and more.

Sierra Wind Wellness & Recovery Center – 10354 Argonaut Lane, Jackson, CA 95642. Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm. LGBT Coordinator  209-223-1956. Provides peer-lead 1:1 and Group Counseling for LGBT teens.

Tri-County LGBT Alliance – LGBT community servicing the Tri-county area as well as Alpine County.

LGBT National Hotline 1-888-843-4564 – Serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people by providing free and confidential peer-support and local resources.



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