Bu Falle

1101 San Anselmo Avenue, Apartment 205
Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 278-1471

Category

Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

“Bu Falle” unites performers from various musical backgrounds to share our culture with the community. Our artists are natives from the countries of Senegal, Mali, and Guinea, located in the Western region of Africa. Our musicians offer community performances, workshops, and in-school residencies. We recommend our quality performances and classes not only for your entertainment, but also for the extensive cultural and educational benefit that we offer to people of all ages and ethnicities.

Build San Francisco

901 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(413) 393-1492

Information

Grade Level: 
High School
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline
Subject: 
Science
Languages: 
English

Program Description

At the Build San Francisco Institute, students join instructors in a real architecture studio to work on real projects centered in a major San Francisco construction project. High school juniors and seniors earn credit in two classes: Environmental Science and Architecture and Design. Two afternoons each week, students meet with professionals on a one-to-one basis to discuss their projects. Classes are held in the Build San Francisco studio located at 901 Mission Street.

California Poets in the Schools

1333 Balboa Street #3
San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 221-4201

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
All Ages
Discipline: 
Literary Arts
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Spanish

Program Description

Since 1964, California Poets in the Schools (CPITS) has become one of the largest writers-in-the-schools programs in the nation. We serve students K-12 in over 31 California counties, stretching from Humboldt and Siskiyou to Inyo, Mono, and San Diego, in districts both urban and rural. Each year, CPITS reaches thousands of classrooms, teaching in public and private schools, juvenile halls, after-school programs, hospitals, and other community settings.

Catherine John

775 45th Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94121
(415) 515-8274

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
All Ages
Discipline: 
Music
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

I have ten years' experience initiating and coordinating youth music projects and musical-cultural exchange worldwide. I specialize in classical music, El Sistema music education, and the traditional musics of Ireland and Mexico. I am interested in both teaching music and languages, and in organizing/coordinating music projects in communities. I hope to be able to use my extensive international network to arrange cultural musical exchanges between foreign and Bay Area music groups.

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco

750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 986-1822

Category

Field Trip

Information

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

Program Description

The Chinese Culture Foundation provides activities in history and art through our Him Mark Lai Learning Center. Year-round, we host school and community groups by appointment on our Chinatown Democracy Walk and Chinatown Art Walk. We also host classes at the Center throughout the year (by appointment and pending funding for certain programs), as well as music and culture workshops at school locations. Through our various programs, we engage youth in mural making, music, and art workshops.

Community Music Center

544 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 647-6015

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
School
Summer Camp

Category

Performance, Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

The mission of Community Music Center is to make high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial means. Classes are offered on a sliding scale and some are completely tuition-free. CMC students range in age from a few months to nearly 100 years old, and they enjoy classes in everything from Western classical to Chinese to Latin Music. Last year over 2,400 students of all ages studied at CMC and thousands attended CMC performances.

Concerts for Kids

201 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 503-5337

Category

Field Trip

Information

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

Program Description

The San Francisco Symphony presents the 2013-2014 Concerts for Kids series, a program designed especially to introduce and acquaint students with the glorious sounds of symphonic music. We offer two age-specific, school day programs: Children’s Concerts (kindergarten through grade 3) on May 5, 6, 7, and 9, 2014, and Youth Concerts (grades 4 through 9) on April 29 and May 1 and 2, 2014. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase by calling the SF Symphony Box Office at (415) 864-6000.

Contemporary Jewish Museum

736 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 655-7856

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
All Ages
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts
Languages: 
English

Program Description

The Contemporary Jewish Museum offers contemporary views and Jewish perspectives on culture, history, and art through exhibitions and programs aimed at educating people of all ages and backgrounds. The Museum provides customized, interactive tours and hands-on art-making activities to school groups and families.

Create Peace Project

P.O. Box 411253
San Francisco, CA 94141
(415) 385-4065

Category

Workshop

Information

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

Program Description

As an arts-for-peace educational organization, CPP works with children ages 8-18 to foster connection and promote peace through numerous arts based project. We believe that making art is one of the greatest tools for expressing beliefs and emotions, and an extremely effective medium for building bridges between people that ultimately helps foster peaceful coexistence. We offer projects for the classroom, small groups, after-school, and school wide initiatives. You can learn more on our web site.

Dance Brigade's Dance Mission Theater

3316 24th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Category

Performance

Information

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

Program Description

Dance Brigade's Youth Program's goals are to provide high-quality dance classes to the children of San Francisco in a non-competitive, socially conscious environment. Our students are encouraged to become technically proficient, live healthy, active lives, and also build self-esteem, cooperation and leadership skills by participating in our dance programs. We provide wonderful performance opportunities at the end of each semester and all children are encouraged to perform.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

June 25
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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