Arts Education Directory

SCRAP (Scroungers' Center for Reusable Art Parts)

801 Toland Street
San Francisco, AR 94124
(415) 647-1746

Organization Type

Arts Advocacy Organization
Arts Education Organization
Cultural/Community Center

Category

Field Trip, Workshop, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish
Requirements: 
please visit the website

Program Description

SCRAP is a creative reuse warehouse and workshop space dedicated to diverting materials from landfills into the hands of teachers, artists, nonprofits and others who can creatively reuse them. SCRAP's depot holds treasures galore: fabric, paint, paper, toys, frames, plastic, wood, and glass, all at low or no cost. SCRAP also hosts workshops, field trips, materials giveaways for teachers, volunteer events, exhibitions, and outreach activities.

senseofplace LAB

1546 Pershing Drive #C
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 630-3163

Category

Field Trip

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages
Discipline: 
Literary Arts, Media, Multi-Discipline, Storytelling, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English
Requirements: 
please visit the website

Program Description

senseofplace LAB creates photo-based art projects using science, history, and literature to investigate "sense of place." Our educational component develops workshops and events in collaboration with schools, institutions and groups. For instance, a recent project marked where an underground creek is in downtown San Francisco. Director Laurie Halsey Brown has 20 years of art education experience and has worked with all ages. Recently, she was Program Director for Art With Elders.

SF Arts Education Project

135 Van Ness Avenue, c/o Nourse Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 551-7990

Category

Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Media, Music, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish
Requirements: 
please visit the website

Program Description

Our mission is to bring art—in many exciting forms—to San Francisco’s youth in vivid, experiential ways. Educating through participation is what firmly distinguishes the San Francisco Arts Education Project. We pursue such hands-on participation by bringing career artists directly to kids in every corner of our city, helping them ignite personal confidence and growth.

SFFILM

39 Mesa Street
Suite 110
San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 561-5000

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Summer Camp

Category

Field Trip, Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Media, Storytelling, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish

Program Description

SFFILM Education reaches more than 10,000 students and teachers annually. SFFILM's programs strive to help students from kindergarten through college develop media literacy skills, cross-cultural awareness, and a lifelong appreciation of movies. The program offers screenings for schools, study guides, professional development, filmmaker visits to classrooms, filmmaking classes in schools, and summer filmmaking camps.

Sha Sha Higby

P.O. Box 152
Bolinas, CA 94924
(415) 868-2409

Category

Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages
Discipline: 
Dance, Multi-Discipline, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish
Requirements: 
please visit the website

Program Description

International performance/sculptural artist Sha Sha Higby is known for her evocative performances using the exquisite and ephemeral body sculpture that she meticulously creates and moves within. She has performed internationally at Festival Internazional delle Marionette; Festival of Sydney, Australia; Singapore Festival of the Arts; Hong Kong Fringe Festival; Tokyo National College Of Art; the Portland Art Museum; Portland State University; California State Summer School for the arts, and more.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

December 05
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

December 05
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

December 05
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

December 05
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125