Every Day, Every Way: Arts-Focused Youth Programming in Afterschool Mini-Conference
Sep
28
9:00am 9:00am

Every Day, Every Way: Arts-Focused Youth Programming in Afterschool Mini-Conference

  • African American Art & Culture Complex (map)
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The San Francisco Arts Commission presents it's 4th annual mini-conference for after-school educators.

Keynote speaker: Sarah Crowell, Artist Director, Destiny Arts Center, plus, choose 1 of 4 practical, hands-on workshops in dance, theater, digital media or visual arts. Learn and share best practices for creating art with youth in after-school settings.

Free breakfast and lunch provided.

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Arts Education Policy Roundtable - October 2017
Oct
6
10:00am10:00am

Arts Education Policy Roundtable - October 2017

This month we will be discussing our survey of the Bay Area arts education organizations about pay and employment structures for teaching artists.

How can this data be used for further collaboration?

Bi-monthly Arts Education Policy Roundtable: The purpose of this forum is to provide timely information for arts provider organizations and individuals about activities and policies of agencies, including SFUSD and DCYF, that support arts education programming in the city of San Francisco.

Click here to see notes from past Arts Education Policy Roundtable. 

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Programming FOR the Future, WITH the Future
Nov
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Programming FOR the Future, WITH the Future

A free public forum

In the culture of design, we have grown adept at talking about the future without integrating “future citizens” into the conversation. Specifically, this means creating policy and programming decisions that are for and about young people without consulting or including young people in the process.

Free registration for this event will open in a few weeks. 

Facilitators: 

  • Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Chief of Program and Pedagogy, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • Rebeka Rodriguez, Civic Engagement Manger, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
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Arts Education Brown Bag with the SF Ballet
Sep
20
12:00pm12:00pm

Arts Education Brown Bag with the SF Ballet

  • San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room A (downstairs, near cafe) (map)
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The Arts Education Brown Bag series is a bi-monthly event where we bring lunch to the library and learn from our arts education colleagues. 

This month: 
Jasmine Yep Huynh
Manager of Youth Programs and Teacher Support
San Francisco Ballet

RSVP not necessary.

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Teaching Artist Open Call
Sep
16
9:00am 9:00am

Teaching Artist Open Call

A collection of Bay Area Theatre Companies, Teaching Artist Guild (TAG) and Arts Education Alliance Bay Area are combining efforts to host an open call for Theatre Teaching Artists. We are seeking theatre artists of various levels of experience with students of various ages (K-Adult), and we particularly encourage bilingual teaching artists and teaching artists of color to apply. 

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Energy, Focus, and Creative Risk Taking:  Classroom Management for the Visual and Performing Arts
Sep
14
4:00pm 4:00pm

Energy, Focus, and Creative Risk Taking:  Classroom Management for the Visual and Performing Arts

Expand your toolkit by learning new techniques to help keep a class on track while being fun, engaging, and respectful of all of your students. Learn why were hesitant to use the term "classroom management" in our event description.

Read about how successful the event was last year. This year's event will have the same structure but with a new set of presenters.

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Americans for the Arts Educator Networking Mixer
Jun
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Americans for the Arts Educator Networking Mixer

Arts advocates from around the nation will be gathering in San Francisco for the Americans for the Arts Annual Convention. If you are registered for the conference, you can participate in a whole range of activities that comprise the arts education thread.

You do not need to be registered to take part in this cocktail party. Just bring your business cards and be ready to schmooze. 

Thank you to Americans for the Arts and the Museum of African Diaspora for hosting this free event.

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Arts Education Policy Roundtable - June 2017
Jun
2
10:00am10:00am

Arts Education Policy Roundtable - June 2017

At this meeting, we will discuss the SF Department of Children, Youth, and their Families (DCYF) coming 5 year funding RFP and strategize about how to get the word out to arts providers.


Bi-monthly Arts Education Policy Roundtable: The purpose of this forum is to provide timely information for arts provider organizations and individuals about activities and policies of agencies, including SFUSD and DCYF, that support arts education programming in the city of San Francisco.

Click here to see notes from past Arts Education Policy Roundtable. 

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Arts Education Brown Bag, Social Justice Edition
May
24
12:00pm12:00pm

Arts Education Brown Bag, Social Justice Edition

  • San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room A (downstairs, near cafe) (map)
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The Arts Education Brown Bag series is a bi-monthly event where we bring lunch to the library and learn from our arts education colleagues. 

This month:
 

Arts Education in a Social Justice Era

We will discuss the urgent need for arts education in our current political climate and how teaching artists and organizations can create intention within the classroom with an all-star panel including:

  • Mariah Landers Ed.M., Alameda County Office of Education
  • Shanna Bowie, Youth Art Exchange 
  • LeShawn Holcomb, Artist and Educator
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Arts Education Policy Roundtable - April 2017
Apr
7
10:00am10:00am

Arts Education Policy Roundtable - April 2017

On the agenda this month:

  • Is there a teaching artist shortage in the Bay Area. Are you having trouble recruiting?
  • Advocacy and resistance. How can we work together to advance arts education in the current political climate?

Bi-monthly Arts Education Policy Roundtable: The purpose of this forum is to provide timely information for arts provider organizations and individuals about activities and policies of agencies, including SFUSD and DCYF, that support arts education programming in the city of San Francisco.

Click here to see notes from past Arts Education Policy Roundtable. 

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Arts Education Brown Bag with Elisa Salasin
Mar
15
12:00pm12:00pm

Arts Education Brown Bag with Elisa Salasin

  • San Francisco Public Library, Latino/Hispanic Community Room A (downstairs, near cafe) (map)
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Bring lunch to the library and learn from your arts education colleagues. This time, the Bimonthly Arts Education Brown Bag Lunch, will feature Elisa Salasin, Program Director, Developmental Teacher Education Program, University of California, Berkeley and Nives Wetzel de Cediel, Lecturer, Developmental Teacher Education Program, University of California, Berkeley discussing: Deepening Pre-service Practice of Arts Integration in a Summer School Context.

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The Building Blocks of Trauma-Informed Classroom Practice
Feb
23
4:00pm 4:00pm

The Building Blocks of Trauma-Informed Classroom Practice

How do we create and support trauma-responsive work in our programs, teaching artists and practice? Carlee Adamson, Equity Coach with Oakland Unified Public Schools, will lead an interactive workshop exploring the building blocks of trauma-relevant practice.

image: Chikako Yamashiro, Your voice came out through my throat, 2009. Video. © Chikako Yamashiro. Courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates.

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Arts Education Policy Roundtable, February 2017
Feb
3
10:00am10:00am

Arts Education Policy Roundtable, February 2017

Bi-monthly Arts Education Policy Roundtable: The purpose of this forum is to provide timely information for arts provider organizations and individuals about activities and policies of agencies, including SFUSD and DCYF, that support arts education programming in the city of San Francisco.

Click here to see notes from past Arts Education Policy Roundtable. 

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One Minute Videos with KQED Learning
Jan
11
4:30pm 4:30pm

One Minute Videos with KQED Learning

In a special workshop for members of the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area, KQED Learning will teach participants to tell a short and compelling true story about your organization using just your phone and free online software.

This event workshop will take place over two sessions. Please, commit to attending both sessions.

  • 4:30-6:30 pm, Wed. Jan. 11, 2017

  • 4:30-6:30 pm Wed. Feb. 8, 2017.

Members only.
Register by December 20.

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ABBA Open Meeting - Cultural Space & Election Mixer
Oct
17
5:30pm 5:30pm

ABBA Open Meeting - Cultural Space & Election Mixer

The Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area is co-sponsoring this event with Arts for a Better Bay Area (ABBA):

Join us as the Cultural Space Committee of ABBA frames the November Ballot (focused on SF) and answers questions.

There will be time to mingle, hear presentations about the arts specific Measures, get updates on ABBA Committees, check out event Co-Presenter tables, and ask our resident policy experts questions. 

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Creative Impact 2016
Sep
15
5:00pm 5:00pm

Creative Impact 2016

  • San Francisco Opera Education Studio (map)
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Join Bay Area arts and education leaders for an evening of wine, food, music and storytelling in celebration of the 6th Annual Creative Impact during National Arts in Education Week. This year’s celebration at the new and beautiful San Francisco Opera Education Studio will include focused conversation...

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