We are no longer accepting applications for our Summer 2019 Arts Intensives. If you applied, we will email you that you have been accepted or are on a waitlist.

Apply for our fall 2019 after-school program here!

Our Summer 2019 session includes: ArtBUILD, Filmmaking, Music Production, and Printmaking. Scroll down for descriptions and locations of each program.

There will be will be an orientation for accepted candidates on Wednesday, May 29th from 4-6pm at YAX (29 Howth Street, San Francisco CA 94112). You must attend orientation!

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  1. The Filmmaking, Music Production and Printmaking programs are open to rising 9th – 12th graders who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019. The ArtBUILD program is only open to rising 9th graders (current 8th graders) who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019.

  2. Ideal candidates are focused, community engaged and artistically inclined. YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ALL WORKDAYS.

  3. In alignment with YAX’s mission, this program is free for participants in order expand access to and equity in the arts. There is a $50 materials fee that must be paid by May 1. *This fee may be waived if it is a barrier to participation. Please email sofia@youthartexchange.org to request the fee to be waived.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Our summer programs run Mondays-Thursdays from 10am-3pm.
The ArtBUILD program runs from July 8th – August 1st.
The Filmmaking, Music Production and Printmaking programs run from July 15th – August 1st.


YAX SUMMER 2019 ARTS INTENSIVES

ARTBUILD

ArtBUILD is an interdisciplinary architecture, fashion, art, and design program. It is a program which applies the principles of design thinking to real-world issues.

  • Where: The ArtBUILD program will take place at Boys & Girls Club Columbia Park (3rd floor), 450 Guerrero Street, San Francisco CA 94110; but you will also spend a significant amount of time working off-site meeting professional artists and working in the community.

  • When: Monday, July 8th – Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | Mondays – Thursdays, 10AM-3PM

  • Who: The ArtBUILD program is only open to rising 9th graders (current 8th graders) who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019.

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.

  • Where: The filmmaking program will take place at Boys & Girls Club Columbia Park (3rd floor), 450 Guerrero Street, San Francisco CA 94110; but you will also spend a significant amount of time working off-site meeting professional artists and working in the community.

  • When: Monday, July 15th – Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | Mondays – Thursdays, 10AM-3PM

  • Who: Rising 9th – 12th graders who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019

MUSIC PRODUCTION

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

  • Where: The music program will take place at [x]space arts hub, 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94112; but you will also spend a significant amount of time working off-site meeting professional artists and working in the community.

  • When: Monday, July 15th – Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | Mondays – Thursdays, 10AM-3PM

  • Who: Rising 9th – 12th graders who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019

PRINTMAKING

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

  • Where: The printmaking program will take place at [x]space arts hub, 5137 Mission Street, San Francisco CA 94112; but you will also spend a significant amount of time working off-site meeting professional artists and working in the community.community.

  • When: Monday, July 15th – Thursday, August 1st, 2019 | Mondays – Thursdays, 10AM-3PM

  • Who: Rising 9th – 12th graders who will be enrolled in a San Francisco public high school for Fall 2019