New Growth: EmPOWERing Peace, Justice & Love

Youth Art Exchange is collaborating with Root Division to present New Growth 2017: EmPOWERing Peace, Justice & Love, an annual Youth Art Celebration & Exhibition, featuring hands-on family art-making activities alongside artwork exhibitions and live performances. See work by students in all disciplines of the 2017 Spring Session at Youth Art Exchange – including:

  • portraits of inspiring community members by YAX photographers
  • explorations of resistance, justice and activism through printmaking by YAX printmakers
  • wearable works of art, paper sculpture and clothing as activism by YAX fashion designers
  • designs and solutions for shelters for San Francisco’s homeless youth by YAX’s first-year architects
  • an unveiling of a new parklet in the Mission by YAX’s architecture firm
  • a screening of the newest collection of short films by YAX’s filmmakers
  • DJ performances by YAX digital beatmakers

Plus: artwork by students from Root Division’s Youth Arts Education Program, complimentary refreshments, a mobile printmaking station, t-shirt tie-dying, flower crown creating, and live performances by Youth Speaks, Destiny Arts, and San Francisco Rock Project!

Join us on Saturday, May 13: 1–4PM for an afternoon of visual arts and performances!

Learn more about the show on Root Division’s website and RSVP on Facebook.

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