Probably because you expected an answer within 90 minutes at nightime...
If you are interested in arts & crafts go to the ARTE Souk which is on this coming Friday (12th March) at Times Square Mall, from 12.00 to 7.00pm. It is full of stalls run by people who make their own goods. Everything from jewellery to painting - to embroidery to dress making etc.
She actually waited like two weeks... Good suggestion but I think she is looking to mingle with expats on a more one on one basis.
There are no artistic people on here in Dubai?
Is there a clay pottery place? I always wanted to learn how to hand sculpt clay pots. I have no artistic ability what so ever, but it is one thing I would love the chance to learn to do. Seems very relaxing. Before investing in the whole setup for at home, I would like to try it out.