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Tehachapi Treasure Trove


Susanna Monette.

Dawn Callahan teaching Jewelry with Jane Larsen.

The Tehachapi Treasure Trove is open Monday - Saturday 10 to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 to 4 p.m.

Visit us online at and on Facebook at or call us at (661) 822-6794. We are located at 116 East Tehachapi Blvd., across the street from the Water Tower.

Stop by and see our collection of uncommonly eclectic and unusually unique stuff. Remember we carry an extensive line of art and craft and scrapbooking supplies, and provide artist services in addition to local arts, handcrafts, jewelry, collectibles, music, yarn, gift items and more.


Come and join the fun.

No reservations necessary.

First Friday Fun Fest, June 1, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. – Featuring Lucinda Thomas, artist and teacher. Lucinda teaches several classes at the Treasure Trove including Paint Pour, Paint Night, Working with Clay and others by request. She has years of experience teaching many different art forms. Join us to support Lucinda, listen to music by Art Larsen on clarinet, enjoy some food and wine.

Open Studios

Open Studios at the Treasure Trove do not require reservations – you can come and be inspired to do your best work (or play!) in our comfortable and creative environment and share ideas with other artists and crafters. No teachers will be available during open studios. Come any time any time the store is open and classes are not using the entire room. Three-hour Open Studio sessions are available for $5. Come on over and get busy being creative!

Friday morning - 10 to 1 p.m.

Open Studio - All Media.


Reservations for all classes with a deposit must be made at least 48 hours before the scheduled class. Students may bring their own supplies for classes or purchase supplies at the Treasure Trove. Please call (661) 822-6794 for additional information and reservations or visit us online.

Sunday afternoons from noon to 3 p.m., Playing with Paint with teacher Lucinda Thomas for $15. Fun with liquid acrylic paint pour, abstracts and multimedia. Bring your own paints and boards or purchase them at the Treasure Trove.

Tuesday mornings from 10 to 1 p.m. – Clay Hand-Building with Lucinda for $15 plus supplies and firing charge. Learn basic hand building techniques: slab, coil and pinch. Create small sculptures, bowls, plaques and other hand built pieces. Pieces must be dried before firing.

Wednesday mornings from 10 to 2 p.m. – Adventures in Painting with Juanita Niemeyer. A workshop for artists. Bring your own project or work on a project supplied by the teacher. Juanita is an experienced art teacher and can help with techniques for whatever you want to paint. Paint on canvas, wood, glass, paper or ceramic bisque. $20 per session (not including materials). A variety of materials are available for sale at the Treasure Trove. Come any Wednesday and experience your creativity. Please bring lunch. Lunch break will be half an hour.

Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 to 5 p.m. – After School Kid's Art (Ages 6-12) with Judith Campanaro for $40 a month plus supplies (no make-ups). Children will learn various art techniques for drawing and painting. $5 additional for supplies.

Thursday afternoons from 1 to 4 p.m. – Beginning Polymer Clay with Kelly Herbold for $50 per class plus supplies. Kelly has been teaching polymer clay for 20 years. Start with the basics and create a cute covered box. Then move on to jewelry and other fun projects. Sign up for 3 or more classes and pay $45 per class.

May 12, Saturday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. – Eat, Drink and Paint Merrily for $25. All canvases, brushes and paint supplies will be included along with wine and hors d'oeuvers. Come have fun and paint with other painters Beginners welcome, we'll teach you to paint. Second Saturday every Month.

May 19, Saturday from 10 to 4 p.m. – Watercolor Workshop with Nancy Waldron for $45. Painting will be of Native Western Bluebirds of Tehachapi. Techniques involved will be wet on wet, using salt, resist and painting to look like glass. Karen Pestana is a member of Kern Audubon Society-Tehachapi and she has agreed to tell us about the Western Bluebirds in Tehachapi during our lunch break.

May 21, Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. – Art Journaling with Judith Campanaro for $15. This two hour session will meet every other week on Mondays. There are no special skills required. Art journaling is for everyone. Students will do a different spread in each session. The intent is to learn techniques to fill your journal with a combination of art, imagery and words. Students must supply their own journal or purchase one at the Treasure Trove.

May 26, Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. – Jewelry Making with Dawn Callahan for $25 plus materials. Learn beading and jewelry making basics: Create your own necklace and earrings. Monthly classes available. June starts the third Saturday.

May 26, Saturday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. – Fiber Arts with Karen Stevens for $15 per session. Need help getting started or completing a project? Bring your project or idea to class and let Karen help you get going. Come once or every week. Beginners – Karen will teach you the basics. Projects may include Knitting, Crocheting, Cross Stitch, Needle Point, Tatting and Embroidery. Class repeats on first and third Saturdays.


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