Youth Studio Closed Through Spring Session

Following guidance from RIDE and the state, we have made the decision to keep our physical programming closed through the end of the Spring session. Spring session typically runs through the first week of June, followed by a planning period for Summer session. With this in mind, we have our sights on being back in…

NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the first ever virtual Arts Week! Nowell Leadership Academy students chose between Photography and Music Production/Songwriting crews to spend their week in. Media Arts Coordinator AM Andrade shared some of his students’ work from home. He acknowledged the challenges of creating the magic of Arts Week remotely, but had a great response…

Visuals Blog: Art Response

Visuals Apprentices have been creating work at home. One of their recent assignments asked them to respond to a piece of art found in a museum of their choice. The assignment was inspired by a recent social media trend of recreating famous works of art at home under hashtags like #MetTwinning #tussenkunstenquarataine #betweenartandquarantine and more….

RITS Blog: Photos & Poems

Some of our most talented artists are working from inside the RITS! Check out work from Winter session workshops with teaching artists AM Andrade, Devin Porter, and Saulo Castillo.

AS220 Youth Continued Closures

After much consideration, we have decided that AS220 Youth will remain closed to the public through the whole month of April. It was not an easy decision, but we know the most important thing we can do right now is keep our community safe through social distancing. This means that Spring Session won’t start as…

Quarantine Resource Guide

Guide for Providence/Rhode Island youth broken into need categories: Hungry? Bored? Feeling okay? Parenting? Need something else? Please share!

Art Kits Available This Thursday

Thursday 12-3pm at AS220 Youth 115 Empire StreetA Bored already? Got projects you want to finish? Come get a free kit from us this Thursday! Kits include art making supplies, some basic needs supplies, and a snack. We will give you a RIPTIK to get home. Apprentices may be required to get a kit, so…

Program Closures | COVID-19

Updated 3/13/20 Due to increasing concern about Coronavirus, AS220 Youth Studio is closed for the rest of March. -Spring Class Sign Ups are scheduled for April 2nd. We will confirm this date and time in a few weeks. -Work for Apprentices: Apprentices will still be paid for this coming week and during our planning weeks…