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 hour, and the first Youth Arts Summit Film Festival.

On Saturday, December 3, the gallery will came alive with dozens of exhibits showcasing the work of youth from around The Bay, interactive activities and art making, food and drink, photobooths, live music and DJs, and a performance competition.

Check out pictures from The Summit:

Participating organizations include 826 ValenciaCalifornia College of the ArtsCircus CenterGateway High SchoolImperfect ProduceJune Jordan School for EquityLick-Wilmerding High SchoolMission HighPyramindQueer Ancestors ProjectRoot DivisionRyse Youth Center, San Francisco Art InstitueSFJAZZThe Mix at SFPLSouthern ExposureRuth Asawa School of the Arts World Music & Dance ProgramStreetside StoriesToday’s Future SoundYerba Buena Center for the ArtsYoung People’s Teen Musical Theatre CompanyYouth SpeaksYouth Art Exchange, and more TBA.

The San Francisco Youth Arts Summit is produced by Youth Art Exchange, sponsored by Lick-Wilmerding High School, with special thanks to Artist & Craftsman Supply San Francisco. Venue support generously provided by SOMArts Cultural Center, which is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission.