First Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit
Out of Site Youth Arts Center presents the first annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit, featuring performances, workshops, and an exhibition of visual artwork and videos on December 10 and 11.
Out of Site Youth Arts Center is a San Francisco nonprofit that provides free visual and performing arts programs for public high school students in San Francisco. The programs fill a gap for teenagers, providing safe, free, fun and challenging programs for teens. Students come to Out of Site looking for the chance to experiment in the arts, find artistic training, new mediums for self-expression, and a diverse and supportive community.
The San Francisco Youth Arts Summit brings together youth artists from organizations all over San Francisco. The festivities begin with the Saturday Night Open Mic/Kickoff Party, hosted by YBCA's Young Artists at Work and Youth Speaks:
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street
When: Saturday, December 10, 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with R.S.V.P., email firstname.lastname@example.org
Following the open mic is a screening of Louder Than A Bomb, an award–winning documentary about the world’s largest youth poetry slam, annually held in Chicago. On Sunday, there are a wide variety of activities:
Where: SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street
When: Sunday, December 11, 12–6 p.m.
Student work from the architecture, printmaking and web design classes will be on display, the Marsh Youth Theater will perform Truthtopia, Youth Speaks will lead a spoken word workshop and open mic, Chrysallis Studios will lead a printmaking demo, and there will be performances by youth from Out of Site, Youth Uprising, YBCA, DJ Project, and June Jordan High School.
For more information and the day’s schedule, click here.