San Francisco Youth Theatre

MAPA@Brava Theatre
2781 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 571-1234

Category

Performance, Workshop, Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-Discipline, Music, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

San Francisco Youth Theatre is dedicated to creating cutting-edge theater for children and youth ages 4-24 throughout the Bay Area. SFYT core values include personal expression through the arts, creativity, inclusiveness and changing the world, one play at a time SF Youth Theatre offers classes and performance ensembles, produces adult-performed productions for young audiences, school residencies and a repertoire of original productions that speak to the unique sensibilities of youth.

School Programs: De Young and Legion of Honor

50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 750-7696

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
History
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Spanish

Program Description

We host workshops, museum visits, and hands-on art projects. Students have access to art objects and materials and the tools for thinking critically about their meanings. Through observation, inquiry, and interpretation, students build across subject areas, meeting state standards in visual arts, language arts, and social sciences. Trips range from a one-time guided tour of an area of the collection to a three-part program including class prep, guided tour, and art project.

SCRAP (Scroungers' Center for Reusable Art Parts)

801 Toland Street
San Francisco, AR 94124
(415) 647-1746

Organization Type

Arts Advocacy Organization
Arts Education Organization
Cultural/Community Center

Category

Field Trip, Workshop, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

SCRAP is a creative reuse warehouse and workshop space dedicated to diverting materials from landfills into the hands of teachers, artists, nonprofits and others who can creatively reuse them. SCRAP's depot holds treasures galore: fabric, paint, paper, toys, frames, plastic, wood, and glass, all at low or no cost. SCRAP also hosts workshops, field trips, materials giveaways for teachers, volunteer events, exhibitions, and outreach activities.

senseofplace LAB

1546 Pershing Drive #C
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 630-3163

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages
Discipline: 
Literary Arts, Media, Multi-Discipline, Storytelling, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English

Program Description

senseofplace LAB creates photo-based art projects using science, history, and literature to investigate "sense of place." Our educational component develops workshops and events in collaboration with schools, institutions and groups. For instance, a recent project marked where an underground creek is in downtown San Francisco. Director Laurie Halsey Brown has 20 years of art education experience and has worked with all ages. Recently, she was Program Director for Art With Elders.

SF Arts Education Project

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

Category

Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Media, Music, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

Our mission is to bring art—in many exciting forms—to San Francisco’s youth in vivid, experiential ways. Educating through participation is what firmly distinguishes the San Francisco Arts Education Project. We pursue such hands-on participation by bringing career artists directly to kids in every corner of our city, helping them ignite personal confidence and growth.

Sha Sha Higby

P.O. Box 152
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415) 868-2409

Category

Performance

Information

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

Program Description

International performance/sculptural artist Sha Sha Higby is known for her evocative performances using the exquisite and ephemeral body sculpture that she meticulously creates and moves within. She has performed internationally at Festival Internazional delle Marionette; Festival of Sydney, Australia; Singapore Festival of the Arts; Hong Kong Fringe Festival; Tokyo National College Of Art; the Portland Art Museum; Portland State University; California State Summer School for the arts, and more.

ShadowLight Productions

22 Chattanooga Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 648-4461

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Multi-Discipline, Music, Storytelling, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

The Arts Education Program at ShadowLight Productions focuses on creating a collaborative effort involving students in the production process of Shadow Theatre, including script writing, puppetry, mask movement, dance, music, lighting, and visual design. The program offers one-day, one-week, or multi-week student workshops as well as professional development workshops with hands-on training in shadow theatre techniques for school teachers, theater groups, and artists.

Shakespeare On Tour

PO Box 460937
San Francisco, CA 94146
(415) 558-0888

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Literary Arts, Theater
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Shakespeare On Tour performs at schools, libraries, and community centers all over California. The troupe arrives with set, costumes, and props to stage a show at your location! At the end of the show (just under an hour long), performers take questions from the audience. In advance of the performance, 15 one-hour lesson plans (indexed to state standards) are sent to educators. Optional PLAYSHOP may be added for a one-hour, hands-on experience that will deepen student appreciation of the show.

1AM Gallery

1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-5089

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Gallery

Category

Field Trip, Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

At 1AM Gallery, we exhibit and educate people on the history and craft of street and urban art. We teach drawing, spray painting, mural, and stencil classes. We also offer private group classes.

826 Valencia

826 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 642-5905

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Literary Arts
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages six to eighteen with their creative and expository writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around the understanding that great leaps in learning can happen when trained tutors work one-on-one with students and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

July 30
/
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125