Calendar of Events 2014

Annual Summer Resource Fair, Saturday, March 8, 2014, 10a.m.-2p.m., Department of Children, Youth, and their Families, Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Ave., San Francisco, CA 94112,

Project Anton, ArtSeed / SF Public Montessori Elementary School Slide Projection by Trey Houston, Collaboration with the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission St., Monday, March 24, 2014, Some comp tickets are available for participating families: Dress rehearsal: (5-6p.m.), Concert: (8-10pm) RSVP!!! Project details:

ArtSeed Earth Week Art-a-thon: Saturday April 26, 2014, 10am-8pm. Unleash Your Creativity! Ever try an old type writer? printing press? treadle sewing machine? wood turning lathe? braided rug? oil paints? Enjoy food, drink, live music, prizes and exhibition opportunities as you benefit kids! ArtSeed grows classical and cutting-edge art projects by connecting gifted and vulnerable communities. Artists of all ages and levels of experience are invited to participate in this annual 10-hour art-and-music-making marathon. Sign up now and start to collect sponsors! Selected works will be showcased at ArtSeed’s year-end exhibition, Legacies and Living Spaces. Some works will also be on display at Spring Open Studios at Hunters Point Shipyard where artists receive a commission on works sold. Free Presidio Shuttle from downtown & MUNI lines 28, 30, 43 and 45. Location: Thoreau Center for Sustainability (1012 Torney Ave. SF, CA 94129), The Presidio. Details: Map:

ArtSeed Spring Open Studio, 11a.m.-6p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4, 2014, Building 101, Studio 2513, Hunters Point Shipyard.

ArtSeed Fine Arts Summer Intensive, Week One: July 7 -11, 2014, (weekdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) is for highly motivated youth. Week Two: July 14 – 18, (weekdays 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) for highly motivated children and youth mentors. Students will have a chance to immerse themselves with distinguished artists in experimental and traditional fine arts skills like drawing, painting, printmaking, film and collage. A high adult-to-youth ratio, the workshops include field trips to museums, galleries, parks, and artist studios. Individual portfolios are developed to take home and selected student works will be exhibited at the Thoreau Center for Sustainability alongside collaborative works and examples of art from a wide range of mentoring and presenting artists June 26 — July 26, 2014. Ages for the camps will be 10-18 yrs, though consideration will be given to younger participants in view of their maturity after an interview. Location: Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club, 195 Kiska Road, SF, CA 94129. Details:

ArtSeed’s year-end exhibition, Legacies and Living Spaces, Opening Reception 5-7p.m., Thursday, June 26. ,Closing Reception 3-5p.m., Saturday, July 26.

Location: Galleries at the Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco. Map:

Leola Havard Early Education School, (1520 Oakdale near 3rd Street in Bayview Hunters Point)

Big volunteer opportunity! Thursday after school classes start February 13, 2014!! Call Josefa for details: 415-656-9849.

  • Pre-k, (two classes) (SFUSD teaching artist works with another two classes of transitional students)
  • Special needs students (two classes)
  • Afterschool lessons for elementary school age students (three classes, 2:30-5:30p.m.)

ArtSeed Apprenticeship Program, Design and create a project (at least 4 hours a month) with one youngster (or a small group) over the course of a year and be the featured Mentoring Artist in next year’s exhibition! Utilize supplies and the studio at Leola Havard School or teach from your own studio.

Artist Residency Program, ArtSeed’s Studio Practice Cottage (654 28th Street between Diamond and Douglas Sts, SF) Accepting applications now! Send cover letter, resume and contact for two references to Call Josefa for more information: 415-656-9849

SF Public Montessori School, Afterschool art instruction, 2:45 – 4:45p.m., Friday Feb.28 – May 23, 2014, 2340 Jackson (near Fillmore St) in San Francisco

Montessori Academy Art Lessons, Tuesdays 4:15-5:15p.m., 1566 32nd Ave.(near Judah St.) San Francisco