San Francisco Arts Education Project (SFArtsED)

135 Van Ness Avenue, c/o Nourse Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-7990

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Teaching Artist

Category

Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-Discipline, Music, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

Since its founding in 1968 by renowned artist Ruth Asawa, the San Francisco Arts Education Project (SFArtsED) has paired well-established artists with public school students in every corner of San Francisco, helping young people ignite personal confidence and growth, and leaving them with skills that captivate their imaginations over decades.

San Francisco Ballet

301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-5600

Organization Type

Performing Arts Company

Category

Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Dance
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Over 25,000 people participate in our community programs annually, from school children, teachers, seniors, and Bay Area families to fellow artists, volunteers, hospitals, and the general public. Each year, San Francisco Ballet donates over 4,000 performance tickets to nonprofit organizations that serve many diverse Bay Area communities. We hope these programs provide introduction, enrichment, and opportunity for anyone to explore dance as a powerful and important cultural art form.

San Francisco Boys Chorus

333 Hayes Street, Suite 116
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-7464

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company

Category

Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Music
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The mission of San Francisco Boys Chorus is to provide music education, vocal training, and performance experience at the highest artistic level to boys from all cultural, ethnic, and economic backgrounds. Our programs reflect an instructional approach designed to nurture self-esteem, leadership, independence, discipline, and responsibility, as well as a lifelong love of music. We believe the quality of life in our communities is enriched and strengthened by a love of music.

San Francisco Center for the Book

375 Rhode Island Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 565-0545

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Cultural/Community Center

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The San Francisco Center for the Book is a nonprofit organization that fosters the joy of books and bookmaking, the history, artistry, and continuing presence of books in our culture, and their enduring importance as a medium of self-expression. Free public programs include opening receptions for exhibitions, poetry readings, book release parties for our publications, gallery talks, open houses, and other community events like the Annual Earth Day Extravaganza and Roadworks Street Fair.

San Francisco Children's Art Center

2 Marina Blvd
Fort Mason Center, Building C
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 771-0292

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Field Trip, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Established in 1978, The San Francisco Children's Art Center is a non-profit, child-centered community art organization that values the importance of process-oriented art instruction. The Center offers classes for children ages 2-10 years at their Fort Mason studio. They provide visual arts residencies at preschools and elementary schools, including school-day and after school options. They also offer teacher professional development and field trips for workshops in the studio.

San Francisco Film Society

39 Mesa Street, Suite 110
The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 561-5000

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Media, Multi-Discipline
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish

Program Description

Our program introduces students to the art of filmmaking and celebrates both the differences and the shared values of the many cultural groups that make up our global community. We aim to develop media literacy, broaden insights into other cultures, enhance foreign language aptitude, develop critical thinking skills, and inspire a lifelong appreciation of cinema. We host film screenings, media presentations, interactive discussions, filmmaker visits, study guides, and professional development.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)

151 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 357-4000

Organization Type

Museum

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
History
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Education and Public Practice is a curatorial department of pedagogical and cultural programming driven by a commitment to public collaboration.

San Francisco Opera

301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-4008

Category

Field Trip, Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Theater
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The San Francisco Opera's groundbreaking Opera ARIA programs aim at connecting professional artistic and creative elements of opera with classroom curricula. Based on a semester of investigation into the needs of the school community and a semester of pilot testing, the Opera ARIA programs focus on empowering educators to work with their own colleagues and with the Opera to develop curriculum connections, as well as connections to the California State Arts and Academic Standards.

San Francisco Opera Guild

301 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 565-3280

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop, Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Music, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: 
Language Arts, Science
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

San Francisco Opera Guild offers engaging opera programming for schools, youth, and adults. In-school programs range from interactive assemblies and workshops to residencies in which students create their own operas. Schools also come to the Opera House for Student Dress Rehearsals, an offering we have had since 1939. Intensive training programs offer an artistic and social home for young adults, while panels and lectures give adults an in-depth understanding of upcoming operas.

San Francisco Playhouse Rising Star Program

450 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 677-9596

Category

Field Trip, Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
High School
Discipline: 
Theater
Subject: 
History, Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The Rising Star Theatre Attendance Program inspires a new generation of theatregoers by providing Bay Area high school students with a four play season subscription. As part of the TAP, students receive a pre-show lesson plan that includes theatre games/warm-ups, scene teasers and comprehension questions; the post-show lesson provides further enrichment with activities that draw on their experience as audience members. Rising Stars also participate in an immediate post-show discussion.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 16 to May 20
/
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125