Winter 2020 Class Sign Ups and More

Kick off the winter session with us! Have pizza, meet members and teaching artists, and check out the studio. Free and open to youth 14-21 years old. Thursday, January 9, 2020. 4-7pm at AS220 Youth! We will reopen for open studios 1/6/20. Regular hours and programming start Monday 1/13/20.

Outcomes survey

If you have participated in AS220 youth programs in the last year, take our outcomes survey to be entered to win one of two $100 visa cards!! 💰here’s the link: https://forms.gle/rNDEjXaALeB6CW286

Alumni Spotlight

“My first experience of being surrounded by women of color empowering other women of color outside of my home was when AS220 Youth’s mentoring group for young women, “Broad Street Sisters”, still existed. It taught me things like self-advocacy and self-love; I learned that I could be myself without judgement, something a lot of adults…

Fall 2019 Showcase!

Join us for an evening of performing and visual arts as AS220 Youth members show off what they’ve been creating this session! There will be dance, apparel, film, music, sculpture, and more. This event is all ages and open to the public! Fall 2019 Showcase is 12/18/19 4:30-7pm at the AS220 Black Box Theatre.

Installation at Dirt Palace

Check out the installation of the set pieces from Futureworlds: Escape From Jollyworld at the Dirt Palace window. This artist collective generously offered us their window space in Olneyville Square. The youth artists that contributed to the pieces in the installation are: Branson Tucker-Smith, Desmond Andrews, Jahrell Walker-Smith, Javie Hamel, June Santos, Keely Roberts, Lily…

Shepard Fairey of OBEY – mural and talk at Youth

AS220 Youth members got to meet Shepard Fairey, the artist behind OBEY clothing, the Obama “Hope” poster, and more. He shared his story and answered questions from members. Shepard Fairey was in town to paint his 100th mural last week in downtown Providence. The mural is of AS220 Youth’s own Anjel Newmann (current Director of…

Exciting staff changes at AS220 Youth

If you’ve been around the studio this fall, you may have noticed some new faces around. As we begin working on expanded partnerships with Nowell Leadership Academy and RI Training School, it’s opened new staffing opportunities. While we’re sending off a few admired teaching artists to their next adventures, we have a number of promotions…