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The San Francisco Children’s Art Center isn't your ordinary art center — it’s a space where children explore and develop their creative potential
The San Francisco Children’s Art Center isn't your ordinary art center — it’s a space where children explore and develop their creative potential

Fall session enrolling now! Drop-ins available

Join us for Fall session from September 12 - December 16. Weekly classes are offered for children age 22 to months to 5 years old and topic classes for children grades K to 5. Sign-up for the entire session or schedule a drop-in.


Winter Break Camps 

"MAD" Camp (Fort Mason Music, Art & Drama) - December 19-23
Visual, performing and musical arts for children ages 6-9 years with Fort Mason partners SFCAC, Young Performers Theatre and Blue Bear School of Music.

Winter Break Art Studio - December 26-30
Daily offerings for children ages 3-10 years with Art Studio drop-off classes for preschool age children in the morning and elementary age children in the afternoon.


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Art Center Programs

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Explore. Innovate. Collaborate.

Our programs are structured to allow children to innovate, explore, and collaborate in the artmaking process. We offer art classes for toddlers and preschool-age children and for children age 5 to 10.

Class Schedule

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Curiosity. Playfulness. Experimentation.

Organized in an art studio format our teachers provide support — encourage play, curiosity, and experimentation — and help children engage in the creative process. View schedule.

About

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Mission. History. Community.

Inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach, at the San Francisco Children's Art Center we support the ideas, narratives and creative discovery of our students. Learn about the Art Center, our mission, history, and our community programs.