Our program includes, Art, Dance, Music, Fashion, Textile, sculpture, Culinary, Film, Theater, Cosmetology, new technology digital art, holistic traditional science, the business of art and more. We want to partner with high schools, colleges and universities for a mutual benefit. Our after school programs, offers certificates, special extra curriculum credits for qualified students. Our cultural exchange scholarship award program allows a student to go to Cote d’Ivoire West Africa and participate in a dance program with our school partners AANINKA . We’ve partnered with several corresponding schools in Africa, that will accept students who are awarded with African Arts Academy scholarship. For more information, and if you have any question, please contact us on the contact page.


African Arts Academy’s youth after school and summer program is designed to help parents with children from ages 5 to 17 years old stay off the street to avoid violence, and drug abuse by offering fun activities such as African dance and drum lessons during summer break. Our student exchange scholarship program, offers awards to qualified students to travel to Abidjan Côte d’Ivoire West Africa. This will allow them to participate in a specialized dance program with our affiliate Dance Conservatory, AANINKA based in Abidjan (Ivory Coast). The mission is to empower youth from historically marginalized San Francisco’s Bayview Cultural District minority communities as well as youth from the African diaspora through art education. Rest assured that we do not turn down anyone based on their cultural background or financial status. Please contact us via the website contact form and let us know which how we may assist.

Price and Fees

Our fees differ from the type of program that you want. Prices are based on individuals per hour. You can choose to pay for the two weeks program in advanced, the whole semester or an individual private class which has a different coast then a group class.