Network Initiatives

We are pleased to congratulate the recipients of Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s Professional Learning Travel Award – Harlan Brownlee , Matt Barinholtz , Rovion Reed , and Tara Graviss – who will be traveling to YA Network affiliate locations in support of their professional learning. Travel will be provided by our partner, Southwest Airlines . The recipients chose their respective travel
Young Audiences Arts for Learning's 2019 National Conference will be held April 3-5 in Houston, Texas. This year's conference, No Limits: Supporting Children with Learning Differences, will address timely issues such as inclusion, accessibility, and the role of the arts in supporting young people with special needs.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s 2018 national conference, The Company We Keep: A Professional Learning Gathering of the Young Audiences Arts for Learning Network, will be held April 5-7, 2018, in at Le Méridien Denver Downtown in Denver, CO. This year’s conference will take the form of an internal professional development gathering for staff, board members, and teaching artists who make up the YA network.
David Dik, national executive d irector of Young Audiences, discusses the role of technology in the arts education field and how technological advancements have created more openings for expression and study. David Dik is the first Arts Education Partnership (AEP) guest blogger for Education Commission of the States' Ed Note blog. Mr. Dik writes how technology is becoming more evident in all
Registration is now open for Digital Transformations, a National arts-in-education conference presented by Young Audiences Arts for Learning and The Center for Arts Inspired Learning. The conference will be held April 20-22, 2017 at the Metropolitan at the 9 Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio. Join us as we bring together experts in the fields of arts, education, and technology to discuss the intersection
Download the RFP form here . Digital Transformation: A National Arts-in-Education Conference, the 2017 Young Audiences Arts of Learning annual conference, aims to serve 250 participants who are interested in the arts-in-education field at the local, state and national levels. Digital Transformation is presented by the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning and Young Audiences Arts for Learning.
Carla Fernandez-Soto and many others from the Young Audiences Arts for Learning network and other arts organizations are attending the Growing Up with the Arts national conference in Miami, Florida this week. Here are her thoughts on a breakout session about a digital storytelling program in Cleveland, Ohio.
On Thursday, April 14, Growing up with the Arts will kick off with an engaging keynote conversation which will provide attendees with an opportunity to view and reflect upon the perspectives of three generations of arts makers and arts leaders. Special guest speakers Tarell Alvin McCraney, American playwright, actor and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow; Deborah Margol, Deputy Director, Miami-Dade County
Young Audiences interviews Growing up with the Arts Key Speaker Alberto Carvalho, nationally recognized Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public School District!
While I will be presenting on specific provisions dealing with arts and music education at the Growing up with the Arts, a national arts-in-education conference in Miami, I thought I’d focus this website feature on a new section of the law which creates immediate opportunities to support additional music and arts education in our nation’s schools – Title IV-A, Section 4107.
This April, join arts educators as we head to the sunshine state for the national arts in education conference, Growing Up with the Arts. This conference will take place on April 14-16 at the luxurious Eden Roc Miami Beach Resort.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is pleased to announce our 2016 annual national arts-in-education conference in Miami. The conference, Growing up with the Arts will be held on April 14-16 at the Eden Roc Resort Miami Beach . The three-day meeting will address the theme of why it is so important to create and sustain programs that transform communities and engage youth in the arts. The
Through Right Brain, “students develop the skills of 21st century learners that can help them become the imaginative thinkers and innovators of the next generation” (Palmer Wolf, 2014). Integrating the arts into daily classroom experience accommodates multiple learning styles, facilitates cross-cultural understanding, and has shown to increase motivation, perseverance, and engagement among at-risk youth.
"If we want to get serious about closing the achievement gap, as ESEA states, then we need to get serious about the arts. This is a matter of urgency, especially given recent news that 51 percent of U.S. public school students now live in poverty"... read more.
Building Partnerships through Community Connections addresses pertinent issues in the arts-in-education field, such as developing sustainable community partnerships, strengthening advocacy efforts, and creating large-scale programs that demonstrate the power of collective impact.
The inclusion of the arts in K-12 education offers students opportunities to learn and succeed in ways necessary for the 21st century. Young Audiences Arts for Learning Affiliates provide schools with programming in the form of performances, workshops and residencies that engage students in arts-integrated curriculum. Kansas City Young Audiences and Arts Partners Wichita – affiliates of Young
Attended by arts organization staff from around the country, Building Partnerships through Community Connections, a three day national arts-in-education conference, will take place April 23-25, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. Building Partnerships is hosted by Kansas City Young Audiences and Arts Partners, Wichita, affiliates of the Young Audiences Arts for Learning network.
The conference kicked off with a parade that included stilt walkers, musicians, teachers, arts education professionals and students from the Adams Elementary School in San Diego.
Do you have a burning question for Alfie Kohn, education writer and thought leader or Cindy Marten, Superintendent of San Diego Unified Schools. Tweet your question with this hashtag: #yaconference.
Young Audiences of San Diego is proud to be partnering with one of San Diego’s most innovative cultural exchange programs. Vanguard Culture is designed for culturally savvy, socially conscious individuals looking for unique visual and performing arts experiences in San Diego while making a difference in their community.
April is drawing ever closer and bringing with it the promise of a hugely successful YA National Conference in San Diego! The final preparations for Where Art Lives are in overdrive. I have been a part of the YA family for just over two months now, working at the YA National Office as the Marketing Intern. One of my main assignments is helping with the National Conference and I am working on many
If you are tired of wet, cold weather and wish the snow would just melt already, consider that next fall or winter you could be in one or these beautiful locales! Young Audiences of San Diego announces the opportunity to spend time in the beautiful Southwest! YASD has put together several enticing packages and you can enter to win the Return to San Diego package, the "Tee for Two" package, the
“Young Audiences is a leading national organization that is advancing resolve and support for music and arts education for all children; we are grateful for their work in many communities and are honored to support their national conference...” said Mary L. Luehrsen, Executive Director, NAMM Foundation.
See where art lives in San Diego's neighborhoods, galleries and public spaces. Capacity is limited and pre-registration is required for all conference participants. Bus and/or trolley transportation is provided.
Alfie Kohn will deliver his Keynote Address on Thursday, April 24 at 9 am at the U.S. Grant Hotel in San Diego.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! This April, join arts in education professionals from around the country for Where Art Lives , the 2014 Young Audiences Arts for Learning National Conference. Where Art Lives is a three-day conference that will be held on April 24-26 at the US Grant Hotel in the heart of downtown San Diego. Young Audiences (YA) is proud to announce the keynote speakers, Alfie Kohn and
Young Audiences' 2014 National Conference will be held at the iconic US Grant hotel nestled in the historic Gaslamp Quarter within walking distance of shopping, dining and entertainment venues and conveniently located near San Diego's world-renowned beaches, museums and other attractions. The US Grant's Grand Lobby is adorned with sparkling crystal chandeliers, hand-loomed silk carpets, and
Young Audiences National Conference – April 23-26, 2014 • The U.S. Grant Hotel, 326 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone 619-232-3121 • Download a PDF of the Conference Agenda. Registration is now open and the agenda is up-to-date as of 4/17/14. THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 7:00am–4:00pm Registration 8:00am-9:00am Continental Breakfast 9:00am Welcome and
Mark your calendars for The 2014 Young Audiences National Conference in San Diego on April 24-26 at the US Grant Hotel.
The Young Audiences Arts for Learning's 60th Anniversary culminated in the National Conference that took place in New York City at the Roosevelt Hotel this past April. The 60th Anniversary National Conference was a resounding success with three amazing keynote speakers and a variety of breakout sessions providing professional development opportunities. Below are excerpts from the conference
Check out the celebratory images of our 60th Anniversary Dinner Cruise!
Last Friday, the 60th Anniversary National Conference participants visited one of three affiliate sites to see the work we do in person...
The whole conference began with a smashing performance by Illstyle and Peace Productions... Read more.
Do you have a burning question for our keynote speakers: Richard Kessler, Ayanna Hudson, and Ben Cameron? Let us know...
This spring, join arts education professionals from throughout the country to the Young Audiences Arts for Learning 60th Anniversary National Conference.
Breakout Sessions for Thursday, April 25, 2013 1:30-2:30 pm: The sessions are repeated again at 2:45 pm 1. More Than the Sum of its Parts: “Collaboration & Sustainability in Arts Education ” Ken Cole, Associate Director, National Guild for Community Arts Education and Gigi Antoni, President and CEO, Big Thought. All children have a right to quality arts instruction that provides pathways to
On Friday, April 26, participants of the Young Audiences Arts for Learning 60th Anniversary National Conference will travel to a Young Audiences affiliate in the tri-state area to see the work we do firsthand.
Experience the Roosevelt Hotel's classic New York City ambience in person, when you attend the Young Audiences Arts for Learning 60th Anniversary National Conference. Opened in 1924 at the height of the Jazz Age, this NYC landmark continues to awe guests in its prime location at Madison Avenue and 45th street in Midtown Manhattan. Spectacular interiors and grand architectural features beautifully
On Thursday night, April 25, conference participants will be treated to a cocktail reception and then a dinner cruise event that travels along the Hudson River passing by landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Empire State Building. This event will give participants the chance to network with each other and the Young Audiences Arts for Learning network. Operating
MOVING FORWARD : Arts and Education in the Age of Globalization April 24-27, 2013 The Roosevelt Hotel, 45 East 45 th St. NY NY 10017 • 212.661.9600 Registration is closed for the 60th Anniversary National Conference Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at The Roosevelt Hotel 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Registration Thursday, April 25, 2013 at The Roosevelt Hotel 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 8:30 am 9:30 am Registration
We are proud to announce keynote speakers Richard Kessler, Ayanna Hudson, and Ben Cameron.
Young Audiences annual national conference aims to serve 250 participants who work for, support or partner with the 30 YA affiliates across the country. Participants include the leadership, education/ programmatic, fund raising/marketing organizational staff; board members; teaching artists, and partner teachers/administrators—a diverse group of people engaged in improving student access to arts and arts integrated learning.
I recently spoke with Pat Cruz who works with Young Audiences Arts for Learning affiliate in Maryland. She has been working as the Education Director since 2005 and was one of the key people who helped organize the 2012 Young Audiences National Conference in Baltimore. Pat was the first of her family to be born in the US. Growing up in and around Baltimore, she hated school and would describe