At-Home Arts Learning Resources
Please note: this post will be updated continuously, with newer content on top.
Virtual classes, performances, and more from our teaching artist community:
Even though so much of the magic of storytelling is that it's a shared live experience, both among the audience members and with the storyteller, Michael is also aware that laughter and seeing familiar faces is really valuable for young people during these times. He has shared three storytelling performances for students and families on YouTube: "Wiley and the Hairyman," "Tia Miseria," and "The Magic of Patience"
Edna Cabcabin Moran
Aloha Friday Art is a “mixed plate” of theme-based art with mini-lessons, multicultural kid lit, poetry, a little talk-story with guest artists & plenty of aloha by author/illustrator / hula dancer / teaching artist, Edna Cabcabin Moran. New video episodes and posts released every other Friday especially for kids ages 4-10 & their families.
Hip Hop Fundamentals
This "Break at Home" video playlist is designed for young learners (grades 3-8) at home to dance along, learn some breakdance moves, and stay active. Videos can be watched in order to build upon previous skills. Hip Hop Fundamentals also offers assignments for students.
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC)
SFGMC, in collaboration with the It Gets Better Project, put together a 6-week curriculum called Outside Voices. The curriculum is written for students in grades 6-12. Students will take their personal stories and turn them into a piece of performance art (song, rap, spoken word, or monologue) as a way to elevate their voice and use art as a mode of activism. SFGMC is releasing a series of 6 videos that help guide students through each of the lessons.
|South Bay Beat Institute
No matter your age, no matter your experience level, South Bay Beat Institute's Taiko classes will help you unlock your creative side. Classes for kids occur Saturday mornings. Classes for adults occur Wednesday evenings and Saturday late mornings.
AXIS Dance Company
Physically-integrated dance classes for you to participate in at home weekdays from 10:30-11:30 am PST. All Classes taught by AXIS dancers via Zoom. Dance genres and themes include Hip Hop, Contemporary, Yoga, Improv, cardio fitness and more.
Shannon Gerrity is an arts educator, founder of Creative Flow, and Young Audiences teaching artist. Creative Flow's blog has art-making lessons for Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime. For anyone (adults and kids alike) who want a resource and method for processing stress, up-ticking productivity, unleashing creativity, and connecting to the self and others.
Two-time Grammy-nominees and Young Audiences roster artist, Alphabet Rockers invites you to sign up for Rock the Block at 4 o'clock. Connect, move and dance with founders Kaitlin McGaw and Tommy Shepherd every Monday through Friday, at 4pm. Like a hip hop home school for all ages!