Fall 2018 Applications

Applications for Fall 2018 are now open!

Apply online at the form below or pick up an application at our office at 29 Howth Street.

Our Fall 2018 session includes Advanced Architecture Firm, Black + White Film Photography, Dance Team, Design + Build, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Music Production, and Printmaking. Click each class name for descriptions.

Important Fall Dates:

Orientation: September 5, 2018
Session Begins: September 10, 2018
Community Day: October 6
Holiday Closures: Indigenous Peoples’ Day (10/8), Thanksgiving Recess (11/19–23)
Youth Arts Summit: Nov 30–Dec 1, 2018
Session Ends: December 5, 2018



PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE FIRM*
Design and construct projects in San Francisco like a professional architecture firm. You will come up with concepts individually and as a class, have experts review your designs, and build them for clients. Students receive an $800 stipend for attending Advanced Architecture Firm for the duration of the school year.
*Instructor approval required.
TUES/THURS 4–6:30PM @ John O’Connell High School, 2355 Folsom Street


BLACK + WHITE FILM PHOTOGRAPHY
Explore black + white photography by learning how cameras work, going on photoshoots, and developing your own prints in a professional darkroom.
MON 4–6PM @ YAX, 29 Howth Street and SAT 3–7PM @ Rayko Photo Center, 428 3rd Street


DANCE TEAM
Choreograph original dances to your favorite songs, learn different styles, and perform with professional dancers.
TUES/THURS 4–6PM @ Leadership High School Dance Studio, 350 Seneca Street


DESIGN + BUILD
Learn how to design and construct projects from start to finish. You will come up with concepts individually and as a class, refine your designs, and build prototypes in partnership with John O’Connell High School’s Building, Construction, and Trades Lab. Students receive a $400 stipend for attending Design + Build for the duration of the school year.
TUES/THURS 4–6:30PM @ John O’Connell High School, 2355 Folsom Street


FASHION DESIGN
Design and sew your own original fashion pieces + clothing. Learn to use sewing machines, hand stitch, and work with different fabrics and dyes.
MON/WED 4–6PM @ Youth Art Exchange, 29 Howth Street


FILMMAKING
Learn to write, direct, and edit your own short films as well as collaborate with other students to tell their stories. We will learn all aspects of film production like screenwriting, pre-production, cinematography, directing, sound design, animation, and editing. At the end of the semester we will have a film festival to show off all of our films.
MON/WED 4–6PM @ Youth Art Exchange, 29 Howth Street


MUSIC PRODUCTION
Work with professional DJ software and equipment to make your own beats, sample music, and perform/DJ.
MON/WED 4–6PM @ Youth Art Exchange, 29 Howth Street


PRINTMAKING
Create your own graphics to print on t-shirts, material, and paper. Replicate your ideas, designs, and drawings in a professional printshop.
TUES/THURS 4–6PM @ Mission Grafica, 2688 Mission Street