Apply for Spring 2020 session

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.

IMPORTANT SPRING DATES:
Priority application deadline:
Wednesday, January 22
Orientation
: 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


SPRING 2020 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE FIRM*

Design and construct projects in San Francisco like a professional architecture firm. You will come up with concepts individually and as a class, have experts review your designs, and build them for clients. Students receive an $600 stipend for participating in the Advanced Architecture Firm for the duration of the school year ($300 per semester).

With successful completion of the Architecture Firm and Industrial + Product Design programs during each session, youth will receive 5 SFUSD Credits because the classes are co-taught by an SFUSD teacher.

Advanced Architecture Firm is a year-long program.
*Instructor approval required. There is an interview process.

Faculty: Logan Kelley + Chris Wood

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-6:30pm
Location:
YAX Studios at Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
450 Guerrero St, SF CA 94110


INDUSTRIAL + PRODUCT DESIGN

Learn how to design and construct real world products and structures. You will work, individually and as a class, to apply design-thinking to real world issues. Students receive a $280 stipend for participation for the duration of the school year ($140 per semester).

With successful completion of the Architecture Firm and Industrial + Product Design programs during each session, youth will receive 5 SFUSD Credits because the classes are co-taught by an SFUSD teacher.

Faculty: Trish Callo + Chris Wood

Time:
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-6:30pm
Location: YAX Studios at Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
450 Guerrero St, SF CA 94110


DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY

Explore the many facets of photography by learning how cameras work, going on photoshoots, and developing your own prints in a professional darkroom and with high quality digital printing equipment.

There are two class groups, A and B. Both groups will meet on Mondays from 4-6:30pm and will meet separately for darkroom days: Group A on Tuesdays from 4-6:30pm and Group B on Wednesday from 4-6:30pm.

Faculty: Matthew Brown

Time:
Whole class (A+B):
Mondays 4-6:30pm
Group A darkroom day:
Tuesdays 4-6:30pm
Group B darkroom day:
Wednesdays 4-6:30pm

Location: YAX Studios at Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
450 Guerrero St, SF CA 94110


Design and sew your own original fashion pieces and clothing. Learn to use sewing machines, hand stitch, and work with different fabrics and dyes.

Faculty: Francesca Mateo

Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-6pm
Location:
[x]space arts hub, 5137 Mission Street, SF CA 94112

FASHION DESIGN


FILMMAKING

Learn to write, direct, and edit your own short films as well as collaborate with other students to tell their stories. We will learn all aspects of film production like screenwriting, pre-production, cinematography, directing, sound design, animation, and editing. At the end of the semester we will have a film festival to show off all of our films.

Faculty: Lacey Johnson

Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-6pm
Location: YAX Studios at Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
450 Guerrero St, SF CA 94110


Work with professional DJ software and equipment to make your own beats, sample music, and perform/DJ.

Faculty: Alfie Macias

Time:
Mondays and Wednesdays, 4-6pm
Location:
[x]space arts hub, 5137 Mission Street, SF CA 94112

MUSIC PRODUCTION


Create your own graphics to print on t-shirts, material, and paper. Replicate your ideas, designs, and drawings in a professional printshop.

Faculty: Alyssa Aviles

Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4-6pm
Location: [x]space arts hub, 5137 Mission Street, SF CA 94112

PRINTMAKING