Paint & Hot Cocoa Family Night at Nowell

Nowell hosted their first family night of the school year. Ronnie Strew led the group in painting a fall sunset scene. Site Manager Meesh was happy with the turnout and shared these photos of fun filled evening with classmates and family.

It’s finally here!! The Futureworlds visual album premieres Oct. 7-8

We’re thrilled to announce the premiere of Futureworlds visual album: Amerikkka Better Have My Money! Young people have worked for over a year, through a whole pandemic to bring you a stunning, immersive art experience. Read on for details. Taking place in a 22nd-century history class, “Amerikkka Better Have My Money: The Visual Album” sheds…

We’re reopening!!

CLASS SIGN UPS: Thursday September 23rd, 3:30-5pm AS220 Youth: 115 Empire St. 2nd floor Providence, RI This event is open to all who are interested in becoming a member of AS220 Youth! Also welcome back to all current and past members – come join us for pizza as we reopen our doors. We will be…

Summer Guests

Being back in person, it’s been exciting to bring guest artists and educators to the Main Stage to share their stories and lessons with the youth. Here are a few of our summer guests:

Futureworlds Fashion Shoot

Youth-designed fashions are central to the Futureworlds production every year, which often includes a runway show. The fashion show centers womxn and femmes of color and features their custom up-cycled looks. Photos by Allam Mella. Models are Ronnie Strew, Dasani Baker, Asialiah Delgado. Designers are Jose Bryant, Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz, Ruby Lopez, Kego, Ronnie Strew. [All…

“The System” Spring Showcase Performance

Video by Allam Mella. Referencing the prison industrial complex and its impact on BIPOC, “The System” is a song written by youth for Futureworlds. The song was written, recorded and performed by our youth Apprentices (Jay Lew, Alex the Blue, Lex Phoenix, Marley Man). Dance was performed and choreographed by our youth Apprentices (Bernie Harte,…

Thank you United Way

AS220 Youth is pleased to share we are a 2021 Community Impact Fund Grantee! These grants are aimed at building racial equity. The funding focuses on advancing early childhood literacy, creating safe and affordable housing, improving access to workforce development and changing or shifting policies that perpetuate inequality for Rhode Island’s minority communities. You can…

Youth work at the Aborn Gallery

In The Aborn Gallery!Revolution Garden | AS220 Youth VisualsFeaturing work by:RJay Banks, Chase Smith + M3TRO,-Kego, Ruby Lopez, Efrel Solares + Ganghis Kahn,Paloma Lombardi-Ortiz, Allam, & Nadya Sotski To quote Kego, “Someone once told me that I deserve the world, and so, I am creating it.”Revolution Garden centers the growth and expansion of 9 young…