Teen apprenticeships

ABOUT TAP

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TAP Teen Apprenticeships is an immersive arts program for 6th-12th grade. Students learn how to think and work like an artist and entrepreneur while engaging with a teaching artist that provides a diverse repertoire of skills to add to their future high school, college and work submissions. Apprenticeships are offered for Pottery and Fashion Design. 

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Apprenticeship

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TAP Teen Apprenticeships give teens hands-on experience  to apply skills immediately through art-making, collaboration, community building, volunteering and entrepreneurship.  Ultimately we seek to provide a safe place for teens to express themselves while building a diverse portfolio of skills to succeed in high school, college, and beyond...


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Entrepreneurship

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Every young person is motivated by money and through our TAP Program we teach young people how to turn their art-making skills  into cash.  Students work together to make their own products for a collaborative shop that is on display in our gallery as well as individual "mobile" pop-up shop suitcases. Students work together to create budgets and earn money.


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COST

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SCHOLARSHIP OR TUITION

TAP meets after school August thru May as well as Summer Pop-Up Shop Events. SBAP accepts students through scholarship or tuition. If your teens is approved for a scholarship, tuition is FREE or you can sign up and pay a monthly fee of $70 a month. The program is September thru May. We require students to make a commitment for atleast 1 semester but strongly encourage everyone to attend year-round.


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TAP Pottery

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Teens learn all about Pottery from expert instructors.  1st year apprentices will learn the basics, 2nd year TAP will learn how to spread their wings, 3rd year TAP will choose a focus, 4th, 5th, & 6th year apprentices will do work study, internships and more.


CLASS TIMES

Fridays 4-5:30 or 5:30-7


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TAP Fashion Design

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Draw, Cut, Sew, Upcycle, Pattern, and repeat. TAP Fashion Design students will learn all about the fashion design industry from expert instructors.  Students will showcase their design in their pop-up shops, pop-up fashion shows, and at our annual Fall Fashion Show...


CLASS TIMES

Fridays 4-5:30

Fridays 5:30-7


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DONATE

Donations help make our equitable community studio model possible such as providing scholarships for TAP Teen Apprenticeship Project and affordable Open Workshop time for all members of our community regardless of age, race, gender, or background.

Pop-Up Shop SCHEDULE

Hurry & Sign Up for the ALL NEW Pop-Up Shop Workshops that will teach YOU how to MaKe & Operate your very own Pop-Up-Shop-Suitcase

October 18, November 8

November 22, December 13th

4-5:30 or 5:30-7pm

Empty Bowls FUNraiser

SAVE THE DATE

Sunday, November 11th 2-5pm

All proceeds benefit scholarship for TAP Teen Apprenticeships! BUY super awesome handmade bowls and fill it up with CHILI! 

1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Prizes Awarded

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