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We create events and exhibits to amplify the voice of our students, Mentor Artists and community. Join us and explore more.

Design our C Street Celebration T-Shirt. Enter by 4/12!

Calling all artists aged 13-19. Let your creativity shine and enter Youth in Arts’ C Street Celebration T–shirt Design Contest. Use our logo as the inspiration, and let your imagination run wild! If your design is selected you’ll win a $100 Visa gift card, and see your artwork on hundreds of T-shirts at the May 18th event in Downtown San Rafael. […]

3rd Annual C Street Celebration May 18!

Youth in Arts’ 3rd Annual C Street Celebration FREE Community Festival of Creativity May 18, 2024; 11am-4pm featuring: Student music and dance performances Hands-on family art workshops Activities with our Nonprofit Partners Children’s Avenue chalk painting Teaching Artist performances Face painting Local food and drink Full-length ‘Til Dawn a cappella concert and MORE! Sponsor the […]

YIA Mural Dedication at Bahia Vista 2/29!

Universe of Imagination Mural Unveiling at Bahia Vista Elementary School on February 29 Youth in Arts, in partnership with San Rafael City Schools, is thrilled to announce the completion of the Universe of Imagination mural at Bahia Vista Elementary School. The public Mural Dedication will take place at Bahia Vista Elementary at 125 Bahia Way, […]

RISING STARS 33rd Annual High School Art Show

The 33rd Annual Marin County High School Art Show will be on view in the YIA Gallery in downtown San Rafael, February 10 through April 12. The Artist’s reception will be held February 10; 2-4pm. The exhibition features work by over 130 students from 14 public, private and alternative high schools in Marin County.   […]

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