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YAK | Young Art Kommunity

Courses, Clubs & Classes: Young People: FREE

(No booking required)

YAK | Young Art Kommunity

Thursday 18 August 2022 | 5:00 pm

More times available


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.

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

We will also be running sessions through summer 2022:

 28 July

4 Aug

11 Aug

18 Aug

25 Aug

1 Sep


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Dates and times

Thursday 18 August 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday 25 August 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday 1 September 2022 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm