BATS School of Improv Summer Classes

Every summer and at various times throughout the school year, BATS School of Improv offers classes to students ages 11 to 17. Improvisation is an excellent tool for improving verbal expression, enhancing listening skills, building body awareness, and boosting self-confidence. It’s also FUN! Their youth classes provide individual attention from experienced coaches who have worked with… Read More

Free Spring Break Opportunities in Music, Poetry, Dance, Theatre, or Digital Storytelling!

Fill your spring break with music, poetry, dance, theater, and digital media storytelling! Bay Area teens will work with local artists and specialists from San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Ballet, SFJAZZ, and A.C.T. to craft original works and produce a performance for their families and the community. No person will be turned away for lack… Read More

Opera Parallèle’s Champion: An Opera in Jazz, Register by January 25

Introduce yourself to the wonders of opera! Explore the intersection of art and social issues. Composed by jazz trumpeter Terence Blanchard. Production will feature Gospel Choir, non- traditional dance, and innovative projections. Based on the real-life story of Emile Griffith, Champion is the story of a world champion boxer who killed rival Benny Paret in their… Read More

Youth Arts Summit, December 5

Free | 1–5pm |SOMArts Join Youth Art Exchange, presenting sponsor PicsArt, and dozens of youth arts organizations from the Bay Area & beyond at WE ARE HERE: The Fifth Annual San Francisco Youth Arts Summit, a celebration of young artists and their vibrant contributions to the creative and cultural fabric of San Francisco. Find out… Read More

Teen Takeover, November 24

Tuesday, Nov 24 | 7–9pm | Free (teen-only event) Celebrate the exhibition NEAT: New Experiments in Art and Technology with friends and fellow art enthusiasts, while snacking on sweets and getting creative with the Bay Area’s hottest art technologists. The Museum opens at 7pm just for teens! Teen interns from all San Francisco museums are invited to… Read More

Volunteer to Jam on Your Instrument, November 23

Kids and Art has been invited by Family House to be part of their Thanksgiving festivities on 11/23 from 5:30–6:30pm. The families at Family House are away from their home for their child’s treatment at UCSF and Kids & Art takes music, wellness and art to Family House to help support and add some normalcy in their lives…. Read More

Youth Speaks Friendraiser, November 16

Join the annual Youth Speaks Friendraiser on Monday, November 16 at The Masonic in San Francisco. The Friendraiser is an inspiring evening with a view into one of the nation’s most significant and far-reaching arts and literacy organizations. At the event, you’ll hear from Youth Poets and Youth Speaks Alumni who use oral poetry to define… Read More