Get paid to learn percussion this summer! YAX is looking for a few more interns for our Traditional Percussion program, which takes place June 5–29 and culminates in a final performance at the Koret Auditorium, in conjunction with ART(S)MASH. Continue reading
Over the weekend, hundreds of people joined us at Root Division in celebration of youth art, education, and creativity at New Growth: EmPOWERING Peace, Justice & Love! We’re proud of the volumes of work produced and put on display by Youth Art Exchange’s students and hope you had a chance to see their work. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
Each summer, 40–50 youth interns join Youth Art Exchange to learn new skills, work with professional artists, get job skills, collaborate with fellow interns, and build stronger connections to local communities. Are you one of our future summer stars? Continue reading
A collaboration between City College of San Francisco and Youth Art Exchange, this exhibition will include youth artists photographic representations and artful interpretations of green spaces in the Southeast region of the city. The Visitacion Valley Greenway and the Bayview’s Quesada Garden and the Alemany Gardens are among those represented. The Southeast is home to a multitude of green spaces: community efforts created against all odds, epic organizing efforts and labors of love. They are vital centers of community life. Historically, Southeast neighborhoods have been the site of the City’s produce and cut flower production, home to truck gardens, greenhouses and windmills. Continue reading
The Howth St. Block Party was a huge success! With the sunny weather on our side, Youth Art Exchange and Lick-Wilmerding High School youth pulled off a wonderful event that welcomed our students, parents, supporters, and neighbors. We’re proud of our students and grateful to our communities for being so supportive and engaged!
Check out some photos from the day: Continue reading