Summer Schedule

The studio opens Monday 7/1 at 3, classes start Monday 7/8! Photo by Eliza Hicks

Opportunity for Rising Seniors

College Visions is a FREE program that provides low-income and first-generation* students with one-on-one advising and resources to get in, succeed, and graduate from college. Beginning the summer before senior year of high school, students are assigned their own CV advisor and work on college essays, resumes, scholarships, the financial aid process, and more. CV…

Mic Madness & Summer Sign Ups

Next Wednesday, AS220 Youth will be having its monthly Mic Madness on the Main Stage from 5-7pm. We’re gonna have ice cream, class sign ups, and a $100 prize for the best youth act. So come through, it’s gonna be dope! Email micmadnesscompetition@gmail.com by Tuesday to reserve your spot in the competition!

Congrats Class of 2019!

Join us in congratulating our 2019 graduates, including these amazing members: Josue Cabrera, Trinity Academy of Performing Arts. Cheyenne Camacho, Nowell Leadership Academy. Chey will be attending CCRI in the fall in the Film Media Arts department. She’s elated to be moving on and continuing to do what she does best! Erickson Fernandez, ACE Academy….

AS220 Youth @PVD Fest

AS220 will be at PVD Fest this Saturday! Our space is in the lot behind TAPA and the Dark Lady (Snow St. and Moulton St.). Youth maker fair starts at 12pm and the Youth stage is 6-9pm. Youth Makers: Buddha Tamang, Keely Indago Juniper Fae, Ruby Lopez, Zay Rosa, Alee Breto, Isabel S. Acevedo (BROKEN),…

Paid Opportunity for Artists 18-25 this Fall

This fall, RISCA is piloting a semester long workforce development program. Modeled as a three credit college course, 9 participants in three arts disciplines (fashion, visual art, and music) will spend the fall semester learning together. This program will culminate in an art event created from top to bottom by the participants. The goal of…

21st Century Community Learning Centers: Expanded partnerships at RITS & NLA

Here is the press release from AS220 about some exciting news about our expanded partnerships: AS220 is excited to announce that AS220 Youth, our youth arts program, will be expanding the educational opportunities that it offers at two campuses beyond downtown Providence. As one of 16 recipients chosen by the Rhode Island Department of Education to…

Digital Media Blog: NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the final Arts Week of the school year for Nowell Leadership Academy. Students from both campuses came together AS220 Youth to earn their last art credit. There was impressive work from all crews at the showcase. Photographers worked with teaching artist Ant Andrade with help from Allam Mella, Olivia Watson, and Efrel…

Music Blog: Unity, Community, Hip Hop

On Monday May 6, 2019 I was invited to perform at the Hip Hop Chess Club second year anniversary. The Hip Hop Chess Club is an program out of Providence, RI where youth can come every Monday from 6pm-8pm. Youth learns the fundamentals of Chess and how the game personifies life, with the constant need…