Archive: Opportunities 2005

  • SF MOMA Thurgood Marshall M.E.D.I.A. Project – “Brings San Francisco’s Thurgood Marshall Academic High School students to the Museum for tours of the Permanent Collection, and sends guest artists to the school for assemblies…Creative projects are also developed between artists and advanced students in the school’s media arts lab. Museum staff work with teachers to tailor art history slide lectures… Creative projects and classroom instruction build on the media skills of the students by linking their projects to the art and artists represented at SFMOMA.”

  • SF MOMA Matches – “…Introduces teenagers to modern and contemporary art through pairings with SFMOMA members. This program focuses on helping teens discover an interest in art with the help of an adult enthusiast through gallery visits and museum tours.”

  • SF MOMA Family Studios – “On the third Sunday of every month families are invited to drop in for a hands-on art studio directed by a guest artist. Activities can include drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, and assemblage.”

  • TILT (Teaching Intermedia Literacy Tools) – “TILT is a media literacy training program that provides youth and other community members with hands-on movie-making experiences grounded in a media literacy curriculum.”
    992 Valencia St.
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    phone: (415)401-TILT (8458)

  • Southern Exposure’s Artists in Education Program – “…Provides vital and inclusive hands-on arts education…sparking dialogue on contemporary artistic practice and sociopolitical issues. Leadership and critical thinking skills are implicitly stressed…The program demystifies contemporary art and the role of artists in society, offering new role models and means of expression for youth. At the same time, AIE offers progessional teaching opportunities to community artists…”
    Kristen Ramirez, Artists in Education Program Director
    (415) 863-2141 or email

  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Young Artists At Work – “…A year-round paid part-time employment program for San Francisco teens from diverse backgrounds…[They] work with artists…learning technical skills and engaging in creative exploration that culminates in a public presentation of their work…Introduces students to the possibility of a career in the arts and provides critical job and life skills as part of a year they’ll never forget.”
    Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
    701 Mission Street (at 3rd Street)
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Fine Arts Museums Artist Studio/ Artist Demo Program – “This program enables museum visitors to meet artists and gives artists an opportunity to work with the public. By watching an artist work, talking with an artist, or participating in a workshop led by and artist, visitors will learn more about the art-making process, and thus gain a greater appreciation for the objects on view at the Legion of Honor.”
    Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
    Artist Studio/ Artist Demo Program
    2501 Irving Street
    San Francisco, CA 94122

  • DrawBridge – “The mission of Drawbridge is to provide art programs for homeless children in an emotionally safe environment in order to foster the artistic expression of their needs and promote the well-being and stabilization of the family.”
    P. O. Box 2698
    San Rafael, CA 94912-2698
    phone: (415) 456-1269, fax: (415) 456-3284

  • Artspan/Art for Inner City Youth – “…Fosters interaction between ArtSpan/Open Studios artists and thousands of low-income students through hands-on art and art appreciation activities…Helps improve students’ visual and analytical skills and self-esteem while providing artists with valuable teaching experiences.”
    934 Brannan Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    phone: (415) 861-9838, fax: (415) 431-4575

  • Artspan/Open Studios – “A month-long free event that allows the public to visit the work spaces of over 750 artists around San Francisco…”
    934 Brannan Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103
    phone: (415) 861-9838, fax: (415) 431-4575

  • Park Day Summer Arts Camp – “We offer an exciting and comprehensive art program that emphasizes the development of new creative skills. We provide a nurturing environment where children are encouraged to think and use their imagination through a wide variety of visual and performing arts. Our camp maintains the Park Day School tradition of respect and appreciation of each child’s individual learning style.”
    370 43rd Street
    Oakland, CA 94609-2233
    (510) 653-5718

  • The Point: Hunters Point Shipyard – Provides studio space and open studio events to the community.
    P. O. Box 883753
    San Francisco, CA 94188
    phone: (415) 833-9675, fax: (415) 822-9686