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Young at Art is a non-profit organization that was started by a handful of parent volunteers in 1982 serving a few classes at Pacific School. This amazing program has grown to over 350 parent volunteers and is now serving over 7,500 Pre-K to 8th grade South Bay students at 13 schools. 

The Young at Art theme for the 2017-2018 year is “Inspiration”. Inspiration drives each and every one of us to do what we do & make it all enjoyable. This year we hope to inspire you to think a little larger about what the Young at Art program can offer our Children. Nowhere more than art can we show diversity, acceptance of differences, and the beauty that comes from both.

Young at Art encourages creative and mental growth through meaningful art experiences in a non-judgmental environment, offering quality art materials and a focus on the process & utility of art media.

“Differences are what make art interesting.”

Regina Patton & Marisa Checa
Young at Art Program Directors