Fall 2020 Update

All staff are working from home and the Youth studio will continue to be closed. All programs are virtual with the exception of RI Training School where we have started teaching in person again! We will continue to be working with Apprentices from Downtown and Nowell only this fall. Our latest project in the works…

Visuals Blog: MassArt Portfolio Reviews

It’s college application season and several youth members are interested in applying to art schools, one of which is Massachusetts College of Art and Design AKA MassArt. Just down the road in Boston, MassArt has a variety of fine arts majors to choose from. Jenn Recinos, an Admissions Officer from the college, visited AS220 Youth…

Media Arts Blog: Stop Motion

Apprentices are hard at work preparing for Showcase. Each of their pieces is a reflection on the topic of mental health, which they have been researching all session. For Paloma and Wku, creating a piece means learning how to make a stop motion animation. To see their final animation, come to Fall Showcase 12/18/19 4:30-7pm…

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.

Fall 2019 Classes!

Mondays 3:30-5pm Digital Design w/ Funmi Screen Printing (Pre-Printing Process) w/ Simcha Hip Hop Dance w/ Saulo Songwriting w/ Anjel, Cas, and Janay Tuesdays 3:30-5pm Filmmaking/Editing w/ Funmi Screen Printing w/ Simcha Comtemporary Dance/Authentic Movement w/ Saulo Recording (by appointment) w/ Atto Beatmaking w/ Devin Wednesdays 3:30-5pm Photography (Digital and Darkroom) w/ Funmi Drawing/Painting w/…

Fall 2018 Reflections

SCRIPTWRITING AND MUSIC “During the fall session, students have excelled at producing work that stimulates and provokes conversation. In preparation for future worlds, our music apprentices created scripts that developed stories affected by Addiction. At the Rhode Island Training School students have been exploring the art of theatre through reading several modern pieces including Mountain Top by Katori Hall, Cloud…

Nowell Leadership Academy Arts Week

NLA Arts week happened last week with a new twist: around 80 NLA students from both Capital (Providence) and Central (Central Falls) campuses spent the entire week at AS220 Youth and Industries. Students had the studio to themselves and it was an exciting week of art making, performances and learning. The week was capped off…