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San Francisco Children’s Art Center


The San Francisco Children’s Art Center isn’t your ordinary art center — it’s a space where children explore and develop their creative potential. 

Established in 1978, The San Francisco Children’s Art Center (SFCAC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, child-centered community art organization that values the importance of process-oriented art instruction. At SFCAC, children experience the advantage of direct contact with professional artists and connections with their peers from different schools and backgrounds in a small, art focused setting. A Reggio Emilia inspired program, children are challenged to make creative choices through age-appropriate art activities including drawing, painting, sculpture and digital photography. Children use art as they develop language to share their stories, solve challenges, and express ideas.

For children ages 22 months to 5 years, our inquiry-based approach supports a process-oriented, open-ended art experience. Revisiting familiar materials from week to week deepens learning by allowing children to make connections and master techniques.

For children in elementary school, after-school topic classes and summer workshops offer painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculptural experiences that provide problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaborative possibilities. Linking creative skills with imagination, the studio prompts rich social interaction and reflective dialogue with both teacher and peers.”

 

-from San Francisco Children’s Art Center
2 Marina Blvd, Fort Mason Center, Building C
San Francisco, Ca 94123
Email: sfcac@childrensartcenter.org
Phone: 415-771-0292
Online: childrensartcenter.org
Facebook: facebook.com/sanfranciscochildrensartcenter
Twitter: twitter.com/sfchildrensart
Instagram: instagram.com/sfcac