We offer free year-round programming for San Francisco public high school students. Each session, YAX has visual, performing, and technical arts classes that meet multiple times each week, over the course of 13 weeks.

We are now accepting students for our Spring 2020 FREE arts classes for San Francisco public high school students! Priority applications are due January 22; early applications are encouraged.

We are offering the following classes for the Spring 2020 session:
Advanced Architecture Firm,* Industrial + Product Design, Darkroom Photography, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, Music Production, and Printmaking.
*Advanced Architecture Firm is a year-long course and is not accepting new students.

Click here for descriptions, times, and locations of Spring 2020 classes.

Click here for descriptions, times, and locations of Fall 2019 classes.

Priority application deadline:
Wednesday, January 22
: Wednesday, January 29
First day of class: Monday, February 3
No class: Monday, February 17 (President’s Day)
Community Day: TBD
Spring Break: Monday, March 30-Friday April 3
Final Exhibition: Saturday, May 2
Last day of class: Wednesday, May 13

Please complete the application form below.

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