classes.

classes.

APPLY NOW FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS !

Yollo Staff  | Ever wondered what it takes to run an amazing program like Yollocalli? Well join our team this summer and learn to love data, paperwork, and answering phone calls. KIDDING! We mostly talk about puppies and kitties all day, and do kawaii photoshoots. 

SUMMER: JULY 1 – AUGUST 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI, with an AM and PM shift.

Please follow these specific instructions:

  1. APPLY HERE – and select SGA Youth & Family Services for your organization
  2. EMAIL YOLLOCALLI@NMMART.ORG and tell us you applied.

Todd Diederich | Re-envision your home, communities and city by recreating personal or fictional stories through photography and video with the guidance of a local artist, who creates work for VICE, Chicago Reader, and MTV.

SUMMER: June 24 – August 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU from 1:30pm to 6:30pm

APPLY HERE

Liz ‘Bel’ Reyes | Create a visual narrative in the form of a graffiti mural that will positively reflect and impact your community! Teens work as a team to design and create a powerful graffiti-inspired mural that will display the teens’ talents and commitment to their neighborhood.  The mural will be a work of the community and will emphasize the history and cultural heritage of Little Village.

SUMMER: July 1 – August 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU from 4:00pm-7:00pm & FRI from 2:00pm to 6:00pm at Spry Community Links High School, 2400 S Marshall Blvd.

APPLY HERE

Rocio Urbano and Joseph Josué Mora | Hang Out, Mess Around, Geek Out at Douglas Park with Yollocalli is a monthly series of art based workshops provided at Douglas Park. Learn painting, printmaking, comic book design, drawing, zine making, and book making.

1st Saturdays from 12 PM to 3 PM at Douglas Park Cultural And Community Center, 1401 South Sacramento Drive

MAY 4 – SEPTEMBER 7, 2019

Register HERE.

Charly Garcia | Bringing Chicago’s young musicians to Yollocalli’s Studio Y! Inspired by NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts, La Mesita will train you in music and radio journalism. Discuss music and culture, be a part of live performances and interviews that will be broadcast on the weekly Wattz Up! radio show and live streamed.

SUMMER: July 1 – August 9, 2019 | FRI from 10:00am to 1:00pm & SAT from 10:00am to 2:00pm

APPLY HERE

Chris Silva | You’ve mastered some painting skills and are ready to go big! Paint a large scale public mural with us in Little Village and Pilsen. This class is partially funded by the Department of Family and Support Services of the City of Chicago.

SUMMER: JULY 1 – AUGUST 15, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU from 9:00 am to 2:00pm

Please follow these specific instructions:

  1. APPLY HERE – and select SGA Youth & Family Services for your organization
  2. EMAIL YOLLOCALLI@NMMART.ORG and tell us you applied.

Arturo Fresán | Explore a variety of street art styles and artists. Learn the history of graffiti and create your own style through wheat pasting, sticker making, installations and mural making.

SUMMER: June 24 – August 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU from 9:00am to 2:00pm

APPLY HERE

Sarita Garcia & Joseph Josué Mora  | Explore fiber arts and bookmaking at the Yollo Factory, our satellite location in Barrett Park’s field house.  Create crazy weird patterns on fabrics using screen printing and natural dyeing techniques and gain the skills you need to make books, sketchbooks, and self-publish zines through mass production screen printing. 

SUMMER: July 1 – August 9, 2019 | MON from 5:00pm to 7:00pm & WED from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Barrett Park, 2022 W Cermak Rd

APPLY HERE

Stephanie Manriquez & Gerardo Salgado | Have something to say? Produce your own audio story, become an indie reporter, learn audio & radio production, and hear yourself LIVE on the radio!

SUMMER: July 1 – August 9, 2019 | MON, WED, FRI from 10:00am to 1:00pm & SAT from 10:00am to 2:00pm

CPS High School Students APPLY HERE

Not in High School?  APPLY HERE

Rocio Urbano  | Whether you are a beginner or a pro, Young Run Chi will help build your running skills + develop your running goals. You will also learn how to market and brand the running club as a team by developing limited edition merchandise and creating an online presence… all while running through different parts of the city, meeting with other running clubs and expert runners, marketing specialists and bloggers. You and your team will host a themed community run where you’ll also showcase the merch developed.

SUMMER: JULY 1 – AUGUST 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, WED, THU from 8:30am to 12:30pm at Barrett Park, 2022 W Cermak Rd.

APPLY HERE

Whitney Ross | Our special internship that provides teens the opportunity to play an instrumental part in the development of classes, workshops, and special events for young people at Yollocalli. This summer, teens will focus on fundraising – designing and making handmade merchandise for sale at the National Museum of Mexican Art, city-wide events, and our online shop.

SUMMER: JULY 1 – AUGUST 9, 2019 | MON, TUE, THU, FRI from 2:00pm to 6:00pm

APPLY HERE