In San Francisco


SF Youth Arts Summit

WE HAVE A VOICE: The 6th Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit Youth Art Exchange and dozens of arts organizations from across the San Francisco Bay Area presented a two day celebration of young artists using creativity to amplify their voices and power. On Friday, December 2, SOMArts and YAX hosted a gallery preview, happy … Continue reading SF Youth Arts Summit

Gallery X Mission Shift

Gallery X

Gallery X In September 2014, we launched our new gallery, Gallery X, at our “headquarters” (29 Howth Street in San Francisco). Current Exhibitions: More info coming soon! Light Trail Photography by YAX Photographers Prints by YAX Printmakers Previous Exhibitions: Fall 2014 Mission Shift: Invasion or Adaptation A black and white photography exploration of the changing Mission neighborhood. For … Continue reading Gallery X



Design/build projects are at the core of Youth Art Exchange’s Architecture + Public Art discipline, one of our flagship program offerings. For these project, students are led by our faculty through designing, modeling, presenting to community and design panels, and finally building. From architectural sketches to drills and hammers, our students really are the designers and builders. … Continue reading Design/Build