YAK | Young Art Kommunity

Courses, Clubs & Classes: Young People: FREE

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YAK | Young Art Kommunity

Wednesday 06 March 2024 - Wednesday 20 March 2024


About YAK:

Develop your approach to and understanding of art with other young people.

Young Art Kommunity (YAK) is Firstsite’s young-people peer led group which organises events and activities within the gallery and in the wider community.

Learn about our most recent event ‘HERE FOR NOW – Shape Your Mind’ here

Our aims are:

  • To develop young people’s artistic practice through mentoring and gaining Arts Awards
  • To showcase young people’s cultural activity and contribute to Firstsite’s artistic programme
  • To develop new partnerships with youth and community organisations
  • To provide employment and volunteering opportunities for young people


This groups offers a supportive environment which can assist young people in gaining experience, confidence and learning new skills through volunteering, leading workshops, training opportunities and artistic development. 

YAK is open to anyone aged 15 – 25. To join us or find out more, please email Beth at [email protected]


YAK sessions take place on every term-time Thursday 5-7pm:

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Dates and times

Wednesday 06 March 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday 13 March 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Wednesday 20 March 2024 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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