African American Art and Culture Complex

762 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 922-2049

Organization Type

Cultural/Community Center

Category

Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

AAACC is a community-based, 501(c)3 arts and cultural organization. Our mission is to empower our community through Afrocentric artistic and cultural expression, mediums, education, and programming.

African-American Shakespeare Company

762 Fulton Street
Suite 306
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 762-2071

Organization Type

Performing Arts Company

Category

Performance, Workshop, Residency

Information

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

Program Description

The SHAKE-IT-UP program teaches literacy skills to students using theater games and drama techniques. This program addresses the educational needs of students in fun and creative ways, helping students develop a positive relationship with complex reading materials. Partner schools receives first choice dates and seating at performance events.

Alphabet Rockers

P.O. Box 8636
Emeryville, CA 94662
(415) 625-3218

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company
Teaching Artist

Category

Performance, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Dance, Music, Theater
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

Alphabet Rockers makes music that makes change. Alphabet Rockers' programs make learning come alive through the beats, rhymes and movement of hip-hop. Through high quality contemporary performances, workshops, and residencies for young audiences, Alphabet Rockers engages children in critical thinking and the arts while empowering them to transform their lives, their families and their communities. Professional development trainings provide educators a model for using hip hop as a learning tool for K-5 classrooms.

American Conservatory Theater

30 Grant Avenue, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 749-2228

Category

Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

A.C.T. provides young people and educators opportunities to experience the transformative potential of dramatic storytelling—developing creativity, critical thinking, and collaborative spirit while fostering the artists and audiences of the future. With a dedication to lifelong learning, A.C.T. enriches the lives of our diverse community members by providing access to the creative process, deepening their understanding of the power of “play” to underscore our common humanity.

Art in Action

3925 Bohannon Dr.
Suite 300
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 566-8339

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English
Cost: 
Please visit the website

Program Description

Art in Action provides a comprehensive and engaging arts education program that makes it easy for teachers or parents to help students develop critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity skills. Each program level contains 12 lessons that incorporate art history, vocabulary and hands-on techniques.

Arts Ed Matters

Arts Ed Matters c/o Intersection for the Arts
925 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 420-8668

Category

Workshop, Professional Development, Advocacy & Community Organizing

Information

Grade Level: 
All Ages
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

Arts Ed Matters advocates for a strong presence of the arts in public education. We believe that early and sustainable exposure to the visual and performing arts fosters a more complete process of learning, builds healthy and vibrant communities, and prepares students to enter an ever-changing global landscape. In addition to providing high-quality professional learning opportunities, we foster community dialogue and engage families in the vital role of the arts in education.

ArtSeed

1007 General Kennedy Avenue, Suite 206
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 409-1761

Category

Field Trip

Information

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

Program Description

ArtSeed's mission is to connect the most resourceful and gifted with the youngest and most vulnerable citizens of the Bay Area and beyond through projects that explore links between classical and cutting-edge fine arts disciplines.

ArtSpan

934 Brannan Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 861-9838

Category

Field Trip

Information

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

Program Description

ArtSpan, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, builds community by connecting the public to visual arts in San Francisco. Every child deserves access to arts education. ArtSpan's Art for City Youth program aims to fill the gaps left by budget cuts by placing professional artists in San Francisco classrooms. Art for City Youth's teaching artists employ visual thinking strategies during in-class sessions and exhibition tours to expand their students' vocabulary and inspire creativity.

ArtWorks Fine Art Studio, Inc.

360 West Portal Avenue
Suites D, E & F
San Francisco, CA 94127
(415) 759-5757

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

ArtWorks offers an exceptional experience in fine art instruction for children, teens, and adults of all skill levels in their year-round Foundations Program. Each summer, they also offer exciting summer workshops and art camps. Individualized instruction and a small teacher-student ratio provide a wonderful learning atmosphere and guarantee fun and success!

Asian Art Museum

200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 581-3697

Organization Type

Museum

Category

Field Trip, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The Asian Art Museum's free school programs bring art and history to life and provide practical strategies to help your students look at and talk about art. At the museum students engage with art and stories from across Asia, discover how works of art can tell us about people of different times and places, and make connection between art and their daily lives. Workshops for educators offer presentations from scholars and curators, interactive gallery experiences, and curriculum resources.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

November 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

November 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

November 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Advisory Committee of Street Artists and Crafts Examiners

November 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125