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Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s 66th Annual Gala will feature a performance by the world-renowned Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC). Celebrated as a model of both artistic excellence and cultural diversity, YPC provides children of all backgrounds with a unique program of musical education and choral performance. It aspires to fulfill each child’s creative potential while enriching the community at large.
At Young Audiences’ 66 th Annual Gala , we are pleased to honor two of YA’s most dedicated trustees: L. Jan Robertson and Nathan W. Pearson, Jr., (Bill) for their exemplary leadership and service to the YA network. Jan and Bill have played key roles, on both the national and affiliate boards, as leaders and policy makers. We are proud to recognize their work in helping to make Young Audiences the
We were pleased to welcome longtime supporters, new friends, dedicated volunteers, and colleagues from field to the Mandarin Oriental New York for Young Audiences' 66th Annual Gala.
MEDIA ALERT WHO : Pharrell Williams, Grammy-Award Winning Musician David Dik , National Executive Director, Young Audiences Arts for Learning Elizabeth Rutledge , Chief Marketing Officer, American Express WHAT : Pharrell Williams will participate in the ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building in support of Young Audiences Arts for Learning and The Yellow Ball, in partnership with
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is proud to join thousands of arts organizations and communities across the nation to celebrate National Arts in Education Week, September 9-15. Young Audiences will recognize and celebrate the transformative power of arts education through activities that honor the efforts of teachers, artists, and cultural groups working to make the arts a crucial part of education in the lives of community members.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is thrilled to announce that it will serve as philanthropic beneficiary for The Yellow Ball , to be co-hosted by American Express and Pharrell Williams , which will be held September 10, 2018 , at The Brooklyn Museum . We thank American Express and Pharrell for their generous support of Young Audiences Arts for Learning and their shared commitment to raising
The Young Audiences Arts for Learning Annual Leadership Forum, in its 27th year, is a great opportunity for the entire Young Audiences Arts for Learning community to actively engage with your peers in an exciting two days of celebration, networking and professional learning. The Forum begins on Thursday evening, October 19th at 6:30 p.m. at YA’s 65th Anniversary Gala, held this year at the
It is our pleasure to honor three members of Young Audiences National Board of Directors at our 65 th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the Mandarin Oriental New York, located in the heart of New York City at 80 Columbus Circle. Mary Ann Fribourg Corinne P. Greenberg Sue Ann Weinberg On this special evening, we will recognize Mary Ann, Corinne and Sue Ann for their talents,
What do the arts do for kids? How does it help them? Their families? Their schools? The answer to these questions are not out of reach thanks to the meaningful work that takes place across the country through Young Audiences affiliate organizations. Young Audiences of New York (YANY) has provided an opportunity like no other for the children of New York City. The programs that YANY hosts are
A Gala Like No Other! Young Audiences’ Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom Benefit is April 22nd in Princeton Back by popular demand, Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom V, Dancing Through the Decades will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 6pm-11pm at the Princeton Hyatt and will benefit Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania. The event will include Young Audiences’ version of a “Dancing With The
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning are hosting an event that includes a night of fun, frivolity, and fundraising! Get an inside look at the Go Media office, rub elbows with the creative class, shop for amazing artwork, drink, eat, listen to music and help support the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, an organization that truly changes lives through the arts. This event will feature: Live Music:
Join Young Audiences of Rochester as they celebrate their 55th anniversary! Throughout the year, Young Audiences of Rochester will be hosting unique events in honor of their 55th year of providing arts programming to students throughout the Rochester area. These events include LOVEGRAMS with singer-songwriter Fatima Razic, a new Jay Stetzer: Tales in 2 Minutes: Radio series featuring stories
Young Audiences Arts for Learning will Host more than 100 Events across the U.S. in Celebration of National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week, April 9–April 22, 2017! New York, NY – February 14, 2017 – Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) is proud to announce the National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (YA Week), an annual advocacy and awareness campaign. The Young Audiences Arts
Join Young Audiences Arts for Learning for Music and Dancing to Celebrate the Arts at the 2016 Young Audiences Gala After Party!
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is thrilled to honor Arnold B. Baker and Tracee M. Dundas at its Annual Gala on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria. Thursday, November 17th, 2016 Waldorf Astoria's Starlight Roof Reception 6:30pm Dinner 7:30pm Featuring a special performance by exciting, genre-fusing violinist Damien Escobar. Black Tie Optional Mr. Baker is a distinguished
Young Audiences New York will host their second annual forum - Children's Creativity: What's The Big Whoop?. Guest expert Shirley Brice Heath will increase our understanding of what children learn through art-making and how their creativity can impact whole neighborhoods. Learn more about this free event.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! This April, join arts educators from around the country as we head to the sunshine state for the national arts-in-education conference, Growing Up with the Arts , April 14-16 at the luxurious Eden Roc Miami Beach resort. With three days of activities and networking events, this conference has everything you are looking for: keynote speakers who inspire, breakout sessions
New York, NY – January 25, 2016 – Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) is proud to announce The National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (YA Week), an annual week-long advocacy event. During YA Week, the YA network focuses its combined efforts to raise awareness for arts-in-education around the country. It will be celebrated by the entire network of 30 Young Audiences affiliates in 22
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.
Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year from everyone at Young Audiences Arts for Learning. Established in 1952, Young Audiences Arts for Learning is the national organization for the largest arts in education network in the U.S. that is comprised of 30 affiliates in 22 different states nationwide. In 2015, the Young Audiences Arts for Learning network reached over 5,000,
The Young People's Chorus of New York City is a multicultural youth chorus internationally renowned for its superb virtuosity and brilliant showmanship. Founded by Artistic Director Francisco J. Núñez in 1988, this groundbreaking program harnesses the power of music to fulfill the potential of every child. Young Audiences Interviews Elizabeth Núñez - Conductor of the YPC of NYC.
Young Audiences has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on December 1, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off
Press Release: Featuring a Live Raffle with Great Prizes Donated by Young Audiences’ Official Airline Partner, Southwest Airlines®
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is thrilled to honor Gary W. Parr at its Annual Gala on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Waldorf Astoria.
The mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, will kick off the conference and Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, will be the keynote speaker. YAMD will be presenting an exhibition of artwork created by Baltimore City School Students who participated in YAMD's Summer Arts Academy.
Come dance the night away at the YA Gala After Party with a special appearance by actor Joel Marsh Garland. The After Party will feature live music and a Signature Cocktail menu crafted with the bold and unique flavors of Jones Soda. The first 100 ticket buyers will be automatically entered in The After Party Raffle with a chance to win great prizes donated by Southwest Airlines ®
Many executives believe that arts education and engagement throughout life significantly improve workforce skills and have contributed to their own career success. Given the vital role arts engagement plays in career achievement, Theatre Forward urges that arts engagement programs be available to students regardless of income level, and that businesses and their employees strive to secure these programs in order to improve workforce preparedness.
Honoring Gary W. Parr and Featuring a Performance by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. Read the full press release.
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
Thursday, November 19, 2015 Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Cocktails 6:30 pm/ Dinner 7:30 pm Featuring a performance by the Young People's Chorus of New York City Invitation to follow
YA had the great honor of having both Congressional Co-chairs Suzanne Bonamici and Elise Stefanik present to set the tone for the briefing with opening remarks about why they believe STEAM is important, as well as sharing with attendees instances of great STEAM opportunities within their constituencies...
Young Audiences Arts for Learning will host a STEAM briefing in cooperation with the Congressional STEAM Caucus, co-chaired by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congresswoman Elise M. Stefanik. The briefing will take place on Friday, May 15 from 9:30 am...
In NYC, the festivities will be kicked off with a lively panel discussion to address the opportunity gap in NYC and how arts organizations can help leverage the arts to close this gap for all of NYC children. The national organization of Young Audiences is partnering with our affiliate in New York City, Young Audiences New York to create this event that will take place on Wednesday, March 18...
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.
Gala Honoree Robert E. Knowling, Jr. with Michael J. Fritzlo and guest On Thursday, November 20th , Young Audiences Arts for Learning celebrated another fantastic year with its Annual Gala, held at the Waldorf Astoria in honor of Robert E. Knowling, Jr. for his tireless work in the community and for providing inspiration to countless young people to embrace education and strive for success. The
At this year's Young Audiences Arts for Learning Annual Gala, we are thrilled to honor Robert E. Knowling for his tireless work in the community and for providing inspiration to countless young people to embrace education and strive for success...
Purchase Tickets Now and Join the Party! And check out the images from last year's festivities: New Gallery 2014/11/14 Gala Photo flash 9 cameramake Canon height 3744 camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Ligh originaldate 11/22/2013 5:24:11 AM width 5616 cameramodel Canon EOS 5D Mark II Gala Photo flash 9 cameramake Canon height 3744 camerasoftware Adobe Photoshop Ligh originaldate 11/22/2013 5:26:11
"Nothing compares to the energy, inspiration and work ethic of students rehearsing and performing the great repertoire for the first time. Participating in this process is the most rewarding experience on the planet." Jeffrey Grogan on teaching.
Join us for all the festivities after the Young Audiences Gala on Thursday, November 20, 2014.
Arts as a core subject: Ben Folds is an arts education advocate who is able to make the issues surrounding arts education transparent. He is able to use his position to make sure that educators and policy makers know that people “will not stand for moving the arts out of the way for ‘more important’ things... read more.
The National Coalition for Core Arts Standards will be joined by singer-songwriter and arts education activist, Ben Folds to host a formal launch of the new National Core Arts Standards on Monday, October 20 at 9 am. Watch it live here!
At a time when schools throughout the region are reeling from budget cuts, Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (YANJ/EP) and Target continue to provide some relief by offering arts education grants for up to $10,000.
September 14-20, 2014 In July of 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Resolution #275 designating the second week of September as National Arts in Education Week. Congress designated Arts in Education week In celebration of this week, Young Audiences Arts for Learning will be supporting arts in education along with other organizations, advocacy groups and citizens. What is Arts in
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This year we will be honoring Robert E. Knowling on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria...
Join us for the virtual launch of The National Core Arts Standards on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, from 1 to 3 pm EST!
Check out the celebratory images of our 60th Anniversary Dinner Cruise!
This spring, join arts education professionals from throughout the country to the Young Audiences Arts for Learning 60th Anniversary National Conference.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning will Host more than 300 Events and Programs across the US in Celebration of National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week, March 24–March 30, 2013.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning celebrated its 60th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Thursday, November 15 at the Waldorf=Astoria. Young Audiences honored Elaine and Ken Langone for their commitment to philanthropy and dedicated support of the arts and education.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning has reached a significant milestone in 2012: Its 60th Anniversary. The Leadership Conference is a special event in recognition of this milestone. This year, the Leadership conference sessions will be held at The Princeton Club of New York on Thursday, November 15 and Friday, November 16 and The Yale Club on Saturday, November 17. This Leadership conference is
Join hundreds of board members, staff, artists, volunteers and community partners at the 2012 Young Audiences National Conference in Baltimore, taking place April 19-21 at the Four Seasons Hotel. Participants will explore and experience Baltimore's best arts-integrated schools and cultural institutions, hear the latest research on the arts and brain development, and engage in stimulating
A big thanks to everyone who participated in Young Audiences Week, March 12-18, and in the events that took place in celebration around the country. We are so grateful to have had this national (and Presidential!) recognition of the important work YA affiliates do, every day, in schools and communities from coast to coast. Here's to next year! We are gearing up and getting excited for April