youth arts work
The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission is committed to supporting a continuum of opportunities for youth to benefit from our community’s cultural resources. Our work centers in five key areas:
- Developing and expanding the capacity of young people to thrive.
- Ensuring all students have access to in-school and/or after school arts education programs; be a resource for such programs.
- Strengthening the role of culture in education.
- Fostering the development of mentoring, internship and apprenticeship programs in the creative sector.
- Partnering with youth organizations and agencies across our community.
Some of the programs and services we provide in support of these areas are:
- The Youth Culture Passport program which provides free access to cultural events and attractions throughout the summer and winter holidays.
- Free and low-cost, family friendly programming throughout the summer via Southside Summer.
- Funding for public art projects that engage young people through IGNITE.
- Exhibits and programming in the Community Gallery.
- Financial investment in ArtWorks, a program of Partners in Education Foundation for the Santa Fe Public Schools.
- Presentation of the annual Melissa Engestrom Youth Artist Award as part of the Mayor's Arts Awards.
- Grant support for arts learning projects and educational opportunities through our Cultural Investment Program partners.
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