In 2000, we had a vision to provide a new model of high quality arts education to San Francisco public high school students.  Seventeen years later, we’re going strong as we spark a shared creative practice between professional artists and public high school students, furthering students as leaders, thinkers, and artists in San Francisco. Over … Continue reading Donate

Makers Circle

Come sketch/build/sew/design/make with us!  YAX is excited to invite you to be a part of our Makers Circle. What is Makers Circle? For current and new donors of $500 and up, it is a membership program for philanthropic art lovers.  True to YAX’s mission of extending access to arts education, the group will enjoy immersive … Continue reading Makers Circle


We are always looking for volunteers to help out on special projects, events, installations, and even the day to day! If you would like to volunteer, please fill out the form below. We also work with California College of the Arts, University of San Francisco, and other higher education institutions to develop externships, practicum, and … Continue reading Volunteer


Thank you for your interest in joining Youth Art Exchange! Please check here for current job postings. STAFF Our staff are experienced arts administrators and artists. We encourage a creative, fun environment with flexibility and accountability. FACULTY Youth Art Exchange is dedicated to supporting its faculty of professional artists. Our practices for employing artists have been recognized … Continue reading Jobs