We’re pleased to share a compelling video series highlighting YA affiliate Arts for Learning Indiana’s third space project. Made possible through generous support from Lilly Endowment Inc. , the program is designed to interject museum-quality works of art into the school environment and curriculum, through the temporary installation of artwork created by renowned local artists. The third space
On Tuesday, October 22 nd , Young Audiences Charter School (YACS) broke ground on its new state-of-the-art facility at 1000 Burmaster Street in Gretna, Louisiana. Serving students from Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS), YACS is the school division of Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA), Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s New Orleans-based affiliate. Located at the site of a former
CAL marked the occasion with a free Family Arts Festival, inviting local community members into the new space at 1450 E. 105th Street to catch a glimpse of the imaginative arts-inspired programming it will bring to Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood.
YA-WNY’s YA Week celebrations were recognized by several prominent government officials and congressional stakeholders.
National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week 2018 (YA Week) was celebrated across the YA Network from March 25 – April 7. In one of YA Week’s highlights, Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington pushed musical boundaries with a collaborative performance featuring the talents of the Camas High School choir.
Calling all school performing groups, professional performers, and teaching artists! Be a part of the first Arts All Around Festival, a free event for kids and families to be held as part of the HAP Conference on Saturday, Sept. 16th at the George R. Brown Convention Center. All professional artists and school groups are eligible to apply, a stipend is provided for selected artists and arts
Single and ready to meet someone special? Join other single professionals in Hampton Roads at Bay Point Marina Clubhouse on Thursday, August 24th to meet fellow art lovers and raise funds for arts programming in local schools. This is the perfect opportunity to meet someone special at a beautiful marina surrounded by sailboats, all while donating to a great cause. All ages welcome! Your $50
The board and staff of Think 360 Arts will host the Full Circle Celebration, a festive reception and annual fundraiser for those who support arts education. Join us for a night of live entertainment, food, drinks and fun to celebrate the strides we've made throughout the year to promote arts education and integration. Tickets are $20 which include hors d'oeurves, live entertainment, and a
The Arts Council of Kern invites local muralists to a meeting to hear public input concerning a mural at Rexland Acres Park in Bakersfield. Artists are encouraged to join in the discussion and to present ideas and submit bids for the project. Funding provided through a grant by the California Endowment and the Arts Council of Kern. For information email info@kernarts.org
Are you an artist? Building Healthy Families is looking for families and community groups to hold an art station/workshop for families to engage in during the event. For more information contact Reyna Olaguez reyna@healthysouthkern.org 661-817-3577
Horton Plaza Park and Arts for Learning San Diego are providing another fun, art-filled event with fantastic performances and hands-on visual arts programming as well as dog-friendly fun for families and residents to enjoy in the Park. Why? Horton Plaza Park is committed to creating fabulous ways to draw people to their park and participate in events. This time, arts education non-profit, Arts
A few weeks ago, Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia announced their 2017 Sunburst Awards. Below are the list of the winners: Teaching Artist of the Year: Janelle Smith-Ings Performing Artist of the Year: Sarah Osbourn Brady Volunteer of the Year: Judy Gutterman Educator of the Year: Melissa Mitchell Education Partner of the Year: Newport News Public Schools Business Partner of the Year:
“What is your most American moment? This interactive narrative culls through responses from friends, family, and strangers from every political spectrum and many races, regions, cultures, and creeds. What you'll discover (and how you discover it) might surprise you.” Arts for Learning San Diego are hosting many events this summer, but one in particular is a show not to miss. For the 5th annual
Join Arts for Learning San Diego as they present Faeries in the Garden! Organized by Arts for Learning San Diego with the event originators Debbie Solan and Marjorie Pezzoli, participating local artists & sponsors will join together to promote the arts in our community. This opportunity will provide all ages the delight in experiencing the beauty & therapeutic properties of art in a
Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland partners with Baltimore City Public Schools and The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to present Summer Reads! To learn more about it, visit the website here !
Come join YA Rochester for a fun-filled, family friendly time with a circus show you'll never forget. Featuring artisits Bubbleman Doug Rougeux and Comedy Juggler Nels Ross, this Circus for the Arts is the perfect entertainment for your family! Come and join us on Sunday, June 25th at 3pm in the Eudgerton Stardust Ballroom. Visit their website for more event and ticket information.
Join the board and staff of Think 360 Arts for Learning at Howl at the Moon in downtown Denver for their annual Full Circle Celebration on May 24, 2017! Hors d'oeuvres, a complimentary drink, dueling pianos and a live auction will ensure a night of fun, all in the name of arts integration and education! To buy tickets for this event please click here !
Gilbert Castellanos & Arlene Damasco present: ART MEETS JAZZ, a new series featuring unique salutes to some of the greatest legends of jazz: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, Clifford Brown, John Coltrane and more! Leading the band is none other than virtuoso trumpeter and Downbeat Magazine American Master Gilbert Castellanos. Artistic Director of the San Diego Symphony's "Jazz
Young Audiences (YA) Week will take place April 9-22. During these two weeks, we ask that you join the YA network to raise awareness about the importance of arts-in-education. YA Week is celebrated by the entire network of 30 Young Audiences affiliates in 22 states around the county with arts integrated programming and special events in schools and community venues. Check out these highlights
Young Audiences of Houston is proud to partner with the Levy Park Conservancy to reintroduce people of greater Houston to the newly redeveloped Levy Park - supporting a vision of creating an active and vibrant entertainment and recreation destination for all of Houston to enjoy. Starting March 4th, Young Audiences of Houston will partner with Levy Park to offer FREE, family friendly, arts
Join Young Audiences of Northern California for an exploration of your palette. This exclusive food and wine pairing will excite your senses, fill your belly, and remind us all of the many important places creativity is expressed in our everyday lives - like food and wine! This creative, tasteful and fully catered private experience is graciously hosted by Weir & Associates Catering and Event
Arts for Learning's Chocolate Fest fundraiser is back! Join Arts for Learning for Chocolate Fest 2017, Indiana's Sweetest Day! Attendees will get the chance to sample from some of Indiana's best chocolatiers, bakeries, and more while enjoying interactive performances from Arts for Learning Teaching Artists. All proceeds from the event benefit Arts for Learning. Adult tickets, which include 10
The high-energy rhythm of Brazil comes to the Jacobs Center as Arts for Learning San Diego presents Family Arts Day in the Diamond -- Brazilian Carnival. This family-friendly event is FREE and open to the public and takes place at the amphitheater and the World Court area of the center. This Carnival celebration features the popular local ensemble Sol e Mar. Sol e Mar is dedicated to sharing the
Join Young Audiences of Massachusetts as they present Youth Arts Coordinator Summit: A free, fun filled morning of learning, planning and networking! This event will allow you to have more time to network with fellow youth arts coordinators and to connect directly with YAMASS artists. When: Tuesday morning, May 16, 2017 Where: First Parish Church At this event you will: meet YAMA's world-class
Young Audiences/ Arts for Learning Maryland invites principals, teachers, families, community members, and kids of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of interactive demonstrations with 9 professional teaching artists. All are welcome! Come out and engage in workshops that will inspire you to bring the arts and the artists into your OWN classrooms! You will be able to select three of these in which
Arts Partners' signature fundraiser, Tunes on the Tarmac, returns. Dress for your favorite tropical resort getaway. Classic mojitos, stylish Cuban eats and Latin jazz will entertain and feed your soul. Funds from Tunes on the Tarmac benefit Arts Partners and their mission to inspire children to discover learning through the arts. Cost: $100/pp-includes dinner, dessert, and open bar Dress: Resort
Fly Away with YA is the annual affair benefiting Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington. This travel-themed celebration will transport guests with international artists, food from around the world, and the best cocktails in the Northwest! A reception-style dinner will be followed by a live auction and an encore performance by AU and the Camas High School Choir. An after party of drinks,
Join Young Audiences of Houston as High School Mentors in our Come and Explore Summer Camp , helping introduce youth to arts-based and arts-integration programming in dance, music, theatre, and visual arts. Young Audiences of Houston is seeking enthusiastic rising High School Juniors and Seniors to join us as High School Mentors as part of our Come and Explore Summer Camp . The Young Audiences of
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 New York to celebrate their 2017 Honorees for their outstanding support of art for all children. The list of Honorees are as follow: Dave Penski -CEO of Publicis Media, Exchange-Americas Benjamin Jankowski -Senior VP, Media of Mastercard 2017 Arts Honoree Matthew Whitaker -Pianist and Yamaha Artist YANY is pleased to announce 16-year-old Pianist and Yamaha Artist Matthew
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
Nick Cave, a widely celebrated multi-media and performance artist, is coming to Buffalo on August 18-20th to meet with key project partners and potential funders to begin planning Plenty, a year-long collaborative arts program designed to engage and connect a variety of social and cultural groups throughout the city of Buffalo.
Our affiliates at Young Audiences of Maryland have joined forces to present Young Audiences New York's Literature to Life's stage performance of The Secret Life of Bees. Sue Monk Kidd's New York Times Bestseller will be brought to life in the adaptation by Wynn Handman.
Take a look at how professional actor and director Jimmie Woody engages his audience of students as a teaching artists. He uses his theatrical, digital media and film skills in collaboration with classroom teachers to bring about the most engaging lessons.
On Saturday, May 7, Young Audiences of Virginia hosted The Arts Matter: A Creativity Festival to celebrate arts education and provide opportunities for children, teens, and lifelong learners to explore arts connections in education and the community. The festival included amazing performances by Hampton Roads' dance, rock, and pop cover band, Kaboombox, as well as African Dancing and Storytelling
To celebrate Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week, Young Audiences New York hosted their 2nd annual "Insights to Action" Forum, entitled Children's Creativity: What's the Big Whoop? at the Scandinavia House, Thursday, March 31. This second installation in the series featured guest speakers Shirley Brice Heath, Sarah Calderon, and Beverly Ellis, and focused on the impact that the arts can have on the creativity of children and the communities they live in.
Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (YANJEPA) will celebrate YA Week at their Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom IV "Anything Goes" on April 2, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Princeton, New Jersey. Back by popular demand, Dazzle: Mad Hot Ballroom IV "Anything Goes" will feature four new volunteers and their professional dance partners as they perform to win your votes and the coveted YA
Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington will premiere a new piece of music that was composed by the Camas High School choir, and local composer Luke Wyland. This choral work will be performed by the choir and Wyland's band, AU on Tuesday March 29 in celebration of YA Week. This collaboration is part of a larger project between Young Audiences and Camas High School to create a "Business of
Young Audiences of Western New York is proud to announce National Young Audiences Week. During National YA Week , YAWNY will celebrate the many contributions it has made in the eight counties, through its arts in education programs, and with a special celebration on March 31st! YA Week will be celebrated in Buffalo, New York on Thursday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Buffalo's Downtown Library. Young
Young Audiences of Houston is celebrating YA Week by hosting 68 in-school programs showcasing a variety of cultural programs. Fifth graders at Roberts Elementary will be working with YAH artists from the Main Street Theater and Psophonia Dance Company to rehearse their end-of-year production of "The Lion King Kids"; Native American artists from Houston Aztec Dance and Drum will be teaching first
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.
On Tuesday, March 15, Young Audiences Maryland and the national organization partnered with the Thomas Jefferson Elementary-Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland to film arts integrated programs in action.
Young Audiences of Virginia (YAV) celebrates another year of family-fun and partnership with the Children’s Museum of Virginia! Celebrate the Arts is an interactive day filled with performances by YAV, arts activities for all ages and other educational entertainment provided by the Children’s Museum of Virginia. Teachers and Executive PTA Members with up to one accompanying child will be admitted
Young Audiences New York is hosting an amazing performance of James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk to celebrate Black History Month this Wednesday at the Harlem Stage in NYC.
During the month of February, the Young Audiences Arts for Learning network is celebrating and honoring African American culture and its contribution to our country's history.
Arts for Learning San Diego will present a Black History Month celebration called Fra Fra Life featuring Akayaa Atule & Bolga Zohdoomah.
Library Live! is a free literacy program that engages students' imaginations through inspiring cultural experiences that leverage one of the city of Dallas' best resources - the public library system. The theme of this month's Library Live! program is Black History Month. Throughout February, library-goers can hear inspirational stories about record-holding athlete Wilma Randolph, poet George
Save the Date ! Young Audiences’ gala is back and better than ever! Taste the Arts X: Education Powered by the Arts Learn More
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a Young Audiences of Houston performance that gives you a front row seat to the vibrant culture of Houston Performers! It's The Year of The Monkey! To celebrate, our Houston affiliate is bringing some wonderful programs highlighting Chinese culture to kids throughout the local area! Journey through China Dance of Asian America Grades: K-12 Classical and folk
Check out the great programs that our Houston affiliate will be offering to the local community this Black History Month! Teaching artists and performance groups such as Jean Donatto, Hope Shiver, David Keepman, Soul Street, and Kucheza Ngoma Dance Company will use music, theatre, and dance to teach elementary, middle, and high school kids about African American History throughout the entire
Educators and artists wanted! Leap ahead this year with innovative workshops created specifically for arts educators. Registration is required. Participants will have the opportunity to network, experience hands-on workshops, and learn sustainable relevant tools to use in the field. Conference participation contributes to the 175-hour requirement for NY State Professional Development Standards.
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
Enjoy fun activities! Free of Charge The event will feature hands-on arts and music with our teaching artists: Ani Hoover, Kevin McCarthy, Suzie Rozler, Jeremy Stock, and Phyllis Thompson. Thank you to our Holiday Party sponsors: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Buffalo Teachers Federation, Current Hospitality Group LLC, Hyatt's All Things Creative, and M&T Bank. Ani Hoover offers a
Young Audiences of San Diego would like to invite you and your family and friends to celebrate at their Pre-Super Bowl Party, SUPER ART SUNDAY! This year Young Audiences of San Diego is changing their name to Arts for Learning San Diego an Affiliate of Young Audiences to further their mission of providing arts education. They are launching a new website on January 22 nd to better serve and
75 kindergarten students will celebrate the sound and shape of the alphabet through songs, American Sign Language and dance Wednesday, December 23 beginning at 9 am at Buffalo's Waterfront Elementary school. The performance is open to families, invited guests and the media. The celebration is the culmination of eight 30-minute reading readiness workshops which integrate song, dance, music and
Join Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington on December 7, 2015 for The Beaverton School District Arts for Learning Celebration. This event will serve to highlight the impact and the completion of the five-year Investing in Innovation (i3) phase of the Arts for Learning Lessons Project in Oregon's Beaverton School District. Arts for Learning (A4L) is an innovative arts-based literacy
Young Audiences NY’s Literature to Life program presented a performance and professional development workshop for 100 Charleston County Public School Teachers, in Charleston, South Carolina. YANY has designed this professional development workshop to support teachers to integrate the arts and social justice into their classrooms, as they learn to facilitate student discussions on issues of social justice and civic action- in the past, present and future.
Young Audiences of Houston and Houston Arts Partners are proud to present their 5th annual Houston Arts Partners Conference. The conference will be held September 11 and 12, 2015 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This year’s conference theme, The Arts Fuel Innovation , places the focus on the relationship between the arts and vital components of tomorrow’s creative economy: creativity,
As part of the nation’s largest paint-and-sip franchise, Painting with a Twist of Skippack participated in the company’s national fundraising event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Aug. 26 through the company’s charitable arm, Painting with a Purpose. Fifty Percent of proceeds from the event were donated to Young Audiences of Louisiana Charter School. Painting with a
Young Audiences Assembly Artist Group Cello Fury performing at last year’s Fall Artist Showcase. Photo by Frank Veronsky. Young Audiences of New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania, (YA) the region’s largest provider of arts education programs for grades preK-12, is holding free artist showcases from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on September 29th at Borough Elementary School in Morris Plains, NJ, and on
Young Audiences of Northern California is proud to announce that they will be teaming up with Credo SF throughout the month of August as their Community Partner! This means that during the entire month of August, $2 of every Kentucky Buck signature cocktail or Burra Crostini appetizer ordered will go towards supporting the work of YA of Northern California. Then, head out to Credo SF on August
On August 12, Young Audiences of Western NY's ArtWorks Apprentices showcase a curated gallery of their original art.
Join Young Audiences of Western New York on Monday, July 27th, for a free arts advocacy event, "What Do You Advocate For"? The night will feature short presentations by dynamic leaders in the arts throughout New York State.
For two weeks each summer, thousands of people flock to New Haven, Connecticut to experience the International Festival of Arts and Ideas. Music, dance, theatrical performances, lectures, exhibits, and conversations take place in open spaces and theaters around the city, celebrating artists and thinkers from around the world. At this year's festival, Young Audiences Connecticut hosted two events
Today, June 19, is National Summer Learning Day! Just because school’s out doesn’t mean the learning stops, especially at Young Audiences Arts for Learning. The First Lady is excited about these next few months, and so are we. The summer is an important time for kids to try new things, catch up on skills, and spend time creating and exploring.
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art is a non-profit museum created to foster awareness, exploration, and understanding of the significant art of our time. This summer, Virginia MOCA's annual Boardwalk Art Show is celebrating its 60th year of fine art, local cuisine, outdoor music, and family entertainment. On Saturday June 20 , join Young Audiences of Virginia on the boardwalk, too, at their Free
Think 360 Arts for Learning, in collaboration with the University of Denver's Morgridge School of Education, will host the 2015 Institute for Creative Teaching from June 22 to June 26, 2015 . This in-depth, week-long summer institute offers educators, artists and administrators opportunities for professional development, featuring lectures and workshops from inspiring leaders on the theory and
The fifth annual Houston Arts Partners Conference , connects teachers, artists, administrators, non-profit organizations, industry professionals and educators for a weekend of live arts performances, expert-led panel discussions, and informative lectures and presentations on arts education and arts integration. This year's conference, "The Arts Fuel Innovation," examines the relationship between
Join Young Audiences New York on the rooftop of The DL as they raise awareness for arts education. The more awareness and funds raised means more quality programming for the children of New York City! Tuesday, June 16th 7:00pm - 10:00pm The DL 95 Delancey Street New York, NY 10002 Hors d'oeuvres and two hour open bar Tickets General Admission Ticket - $85 $85 provides visual arts materials for 5
For IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18 & 19, 2015 - ROCHESTER, NY – In association with Young Audiences New York, Young Audiences of Rochester presented a Literature to Life® stage presentation of Black Boy by Richard Wright, performed by Tarantino Smith, and adapted and directed by Wynn Handman. LITERATURE TO LIFE (LTL), The American Place Theatre’s performance-based literacy program, provided a two-
Young Audiences of Virginia's literacy awareness event, Arts Are Wild! took place on May 2nd at the Virginia Zoo featuring Children's Poet Laureate Kenn Nesbitt. The Arts Are Wild is an awareness event designed to call attention to the importance of literacy and good reading habits at home. Attendees had the opportunity to experience an exciting day of adventure, including performances by YAV
Young Audiences of Houston hosted an out-of-this world celebration recognizing and supporting the importance of innovation and creativity for all Houston children at the Disco Galaxy Soiree on Thursday, May 7. Throughout their 59-year history, Young Audiences of Houston has touched millions of lives through innovative programming, encompassing schools, community centers, hospitals and libraries.
Arts Partners Wichita, an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, celebrates their annual Tunes on the Tarmac with “The Sound of Music" in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the original film, The Sound of Music! Join them on Saturday, April 11th, 2015, at 6:30pm as they sing from the mountain tops, indulge in a signature martini and auction off "favorite things" to raise funds for local
Join Young Audiences New York during National Arts for Learning Week for a conversation exploring how to provide all children with arts experiences that prepare them for success in school, work and life. Panel discussion includes leaders of educational, corporate, community and arts organizations. Join the conversation about the roles we can play, individually and collectively, as we leverage the
Acclaimed photographer and film director Stewart Cohen – who photographed such legends as architect Oscar Niemeyer, musicians B.B. King and Erykah Badu, and primatologist Jane Goodall for his book “Identity” – has now turned his lens to Dallas kids who entered Big Thought’s White House-commended Creative Solutions program as adjudicated youth and left with energy and creativity channeled into
Creativity Fest is a free interactive showcase of Arts for Learning Indiana Teaching Artist Programs. This arts celebration will feature something for everyone, including African drumming, spoken word poetry, storytelling, jazz music, mime, poetry writing and much more! The professional teaching artists of Arts for Learning Indiana are skilled professionals who regularly work with Indiana
More than 50 teachers at five Jefferson Parish Schools will participate in Arts-Integrated training sessions hosted by Young Audiences of Louisiana. The professional development is being made possible by a $347,000 federal grant received by the Jefferson Parish School District. The training program starts with a four day session this week, January 26-29 at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and will
Arts for Learning Indiana, an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, is now partnering with the Pike Township Schools to bring the Arts for Learning Online Curriculum to students at elementary schools throughout the district. The partnership is part of Pike Township's 21st Century Community Learning Center Afterschool Program, and involves a once-a-week residency for students, which
Invite your students to explore Black History Month with an Arts for Learning Indiana teaching artist! See below for examples of performances and workshops to bring to your classroom! to see more options, click here. Cultural Dance of West Africa Ronne Stone Students learn traditional dance techniques & symbols of West Africa and will participate in group and solo dance opportunities. Click
From African legacies to the Underground Railroad, celebrate the historical heritage and contributions of African-Americans in February with a TEKS-aligned performance that will inspire creative expression in your students! These programs were organized by Young Audiences of Houston. Sister Rosa Parks, the Bus Stops Here Jean Donatto - View Curriculum Guide Here Actress/storyteller Jean Donatto
In New Jersey, make Black History Month personal for your students with three shows that capture the resilience of the human spirit! Organized by the Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania affiliate. Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One Gwendolyn Briley-Strand In Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One, this dynamic one-woman performance takes students on one of the 19 journeys Harriet Tubman
Celebrating its 45th year, the Wichita Arts Council handed out the annual Art Awards Thursday, October 30, 2014. Congratulations go out to visionary and former Arts Partners Wichita Executive Director Katie Lynn...
The SupportMusic Music Education Community Forum sponsored by the NAMM Foundation, NAFME, and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will be rolling into the Hampton Roads Convention Center on October 21, and will focus on the topic of "Music Education in Hampton Roads." This stop is just one on the Community Forum fall tour and will feature a panel of local music education experts, including
Arts Partners Wichita, an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, will be hosting their 3rd Annual Arty Party & Dr. Seuss Breakfast this Saturday, October 18 from 9am-12pm. Participants will be treated to a morning of magic tricks, discovering artistic talents, breakfast foods, and over 15 other activities for both kids & their adults! Tickets $25 and proceeds will go to support
Young Au diences of Massachusetts will be hosting the SmARTTalk Workshop at the Needham Public Library on October 29, 9:30am -11:30am! The workshop will be free and open to any educators that want to participate. SmARTTalk will feature Gail Zarren, the Project Director of Young Audiences of Massachusetts' Healing Arts for Kids hospital initiative, who will present and lead discussions on topics
Join Arts for Learning Connecticut, an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, on Saturday, October 18th for their 2nd Annual Art of Wine Night! The event will feature entertaining performances by artists from Ghana and Brazil, with music by Brian Gillie, and will include great food from Elis, including their signature Philly Steak rolls. Attendees will also have the opportunity to
Young Audiences of Western New York, in conjunction with Arts Partners for Learning will host the 7th Annual Patricia Cotsen Arts Abilities Conference. Arts and cultural community representatives, educational program leaders, and human service providers are invited to learn about best practices in arts and cultural education through workshops led by community organizations participating in the
We Are Houston Arts Partners from Mary Mettenbrink on Vimeo . Young Audiences of Houston, with area school districts and arts organizations, successfully kicked off the fourth annual Houston Arts Partners Conference at the beginning of September. The conference took place at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts in Houston. The Houston Arts Partners Conference combined a dynamic dialogue
The Intergalactic Nemesis merges comic book and radio play formats into a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience and a new art form: the Live-Action Graphic Novel. Three actors voice the dozens of characters, a foley artist creates all the sound effects, and a pianist plays a cinematic score, while more than 1,250 individual full-color and high-resolution comic book panels tell a hilarious action/
Colorado Creative Industries will award Think 360 Arts $230,000 during the first year and a total of one million dollars over the four year period. Think 360 Arts is an affiliate of the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning network.
This Saturday, September 6th, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Arts for Learning Miami- an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning- will be presenting the opening reception for their new exhibition entitled Synthesis. This exhibition will feature works of art by six high school students who are alumni of Arts for Learning Miami's Lewis Art Studio program. Synthesis will mark the culmination of the
Love chocolate? Great! Then join Arts for Learning Indiana for their annual Chocolate Festival at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Farm Bureau Building on October 11th. The festival will run from 12 - 4pm and will feature samples from more than 20 of Indiana's finest dessert makers, live performances, and hands-on art workshops to enjoy. Some of the featured vendors include: Abbott's Candies
Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia will be hosting a free workshop to introduce arts-in-education concepts for Early Childhood and Preschool ages. Attendees will make correlations between brain development and appropriate arts experiences that can enhance learning skills and identify learning styles. Using Brain-based learning and multiple intelligences techniques, YAV will integrate
This advocacy event will include presentations from Institute participants, Young Audiences staff, and ELAB members on topics ranging from STEAM...
Young Audiences road race is back with a new name and a new location, and we'd love to see you there! Join Young Audiences Arts for Learning Oregon & SW Washington on September 28 at Portland's Mt Tabor Park for a fun day of running in support of in-school arts programs for kids. In addition to professional timing, free snacks, and an all ages Art Zone, we've added a complementary beer garden
The Houston Arts Partners Conference, now in its fourth year, combines inspiring arguments for the power of the arts from national arts-in-education leaders with dynamic, innovative, interactive, evidence-based, and fun presentations on how the fine arts can supply tools to teachers of core foundation subjects. The Houston Arts Partners conference has galvanized the Houston arts community,
Join YAMD for their annual gala on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 7 to 11 p.m., at a NEW location, the Baltimore Museum of Industry! Sample treats from some of Baltimore’s best restaurants; participate in a silent and live auction; and enjoy artist performances and an awards ceremony for Maryland’s arts leaders—all while supporting arts education in our community. All proceeds from Taste the Arts
Join Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education- an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning- on June 6th for a culminating display of student talent, including an art exhibition and performances generated by over 900 students. 10 different CPS Fine and Performing Arts magnet schools participated in the Portfolio Design Project , a collaborative process for creating portfolios of individual
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.
Chicago, IL - Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education (CAPE - Young Audiences Arts for Learning's Chicago Affiliate) and Talcott Fine Arts and Museum Academy are pleased to welcome the Tianjin Peking Opera Company for a “master class” ...
The Arts Are Wild is an awareness opportunity designed to call attention to the importance of literacy and the good reading habits at home. Young Audiences of Virginia, Inc and The Virginia Zoo , will celebrate literacy through the arts with award-winning children's author and illustrator, Cece Bell, of Sock Monkey and Rabbit & Robot . The event is co-hosted by Sandra Parker, anchor at 13
Teaching Artist Will Gould performed a mini storytelling performance at Indy Reads Books on Saturday, March 22 at 11:30am at 911 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202. This event marked the closing of Arts for Learning Indiana's celebration of National Young Audiences Week. Attendees for the event included city councilmen Zach Adamson and John Barth as well as many board members and
Young Audiences of Western New York's annual fundraiser brings community leaders together to celebrate our mission of enhancing young people’s lives through the arts. Your support helps bring programs to children throughout the eight counties of Western New York. The event features plentiful appetizers, a silent auction, raffles, and our annual awards ceremony – honoring outstanding achievement
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
On Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities at the University of Saint Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut will host "Inspire," an event bringing together a variety of educators, artists/mentors, arts organizations and more. "Inspire" was launched by Uarts- a statewide network providing opportunities in the arts for those with
The Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, High Museum of Art, and Young Audiences are thrilled to present the inaugural TODDLER TAKEOVER: an arts festival for the very young, May 31-June 2, 2014, at the Woodruff Arts Center. This one-of-a-kind experience will feature performances of all six original productions of the Alliance Theatre for the Very Young, the debut of the Atlanta Symphony'
On Wednesday, January 29th, A4L presented the Lewis Arts Studio Alumni Program Exhibition , an exhibition of artwork by seven students who graduated from the Lewis Arts Studio Program. This inaugural LAS Alumni Exhibition featured works by seven 9th and 10th grade students currently enrolle d at both magnet and non-magnet public high schools across Miami-Dade County. The participating group of
On Saturday, January 25th, 2014, Arts For Learning had the distinct pleasure of honoring eight outstanding individuals who were essential to the founding of A4L, thus establishing the Arts For Learning Founders' Circle. Gathering once again at The Sagamore Hotel, the same inspiring venue for A4L's initial celebration in 2001, current A4L staff and board members honored the organization's founders
Young Audiences New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania is hosting a 10 week teen arts program at The College of New Jersey called The Emerging Artists Creativity Hub (EACH) for students ages 13-17 who are interested in the arts. This program will offer opportunities for students to collaborate with others who share their passion for the arts. It will also give professional artists the chance to work
Join Arts for Learning Indiana at Creativity Fest , a showcase of Arts for Learning programs, on Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 11-4pm at Indiana Landmarks, 1201 Central Ave in Indianapolis! This *FREE* event will be open to the public and will be a great way to introduce the kids to some new, exciting art forms! Upon entrance, all children must have waivers signed by their parents/guardians to
As part of this week's Convergence exhibition, tomorrow night there will be a provocative and lively discussion around notions of community in teaching, learning, and creating art with Jim Duignan, Professor and Chair of Visual Art Education in the College of Education, DePaul University, and Jorge Felix, Studio and Arts Exhibits Program Director, the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance.
On Thursday, November 21st, Young Audiences Arts for Learning celebrated another fantastic year with its Annual Gala, held at the Waldorf Astoria in honor of dedicated philanthropists Fiona and Stanley Druckenmiller.
Our Arts for Learning Affiliate in Connecticut has implemented some exciting initiatives targeted at aiding and engaging the surrounding community. For the past two years, through the generosity of the Variety Foundation for Children, Arts for Learning CT has offered family art nights, drum and dance after school workshops, and a community art project resulting in a beautiful 10' x 30' tile
Transforming Education with STEAM is a seminar offered by the Teaching Artist Institute (TAI), a collaborative project between the Maryland affiliate of Young Audiences, the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS), and the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). TAI brings artists and teachers together to rethink learning through arts integration. We believe we can create the best
The event will be a conversation about the future of education and the role that education, the arts, and culture will play in shaping New York's future. Mayoral candidates will respond to questions and present their view on the arts, culture, and education as a foundation for creating a smarter, more livable, and more economically competitive city.
The Young Audiences Charter School is opening its doors on Friday, August 9. Young Audiences of Louisiana is celebrating this milestone event with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception. Founded by Young Audiences of Louisiana, the state's leading provider of arts education programs for over 50 years, this new arts-integrated public school is opening in Gretna and will be the only open-
Join us for our 17th Summer Library Performance Series featuring a variety of special performances from acts such as Nancy Burks Worcester, a ventriloquist from Granbury this Tuesday, June 18th. There will be two more performances this Tuesday- one taking place at 10:45 AM and the other at 3PM. Performances will continue on July 2nd with local storyteller, Gary Varner and on July 16th with
On Saturday, May 13 at the Virginia Zoo, Young Audiences of Virginia held a celebration-fundraiser for the arts and literacy. Children's author Anna Dwedney signed copies of her books, the Llama Llama series. Young Audiences of Virginia had 7 stages of performers, 8 arts exploration tables, and fun for all. Check out images from the event.
On May 2nd, Young Audiences of Virginia celebrated with the people of Roanoke at their LOVE YAV ROANOKE! event. This early evening event introduced members of the Roanoke community to Young Audiences of Virginia and demonstrated their signature Interactive, Arts-in-Education programming. Check out more of the images on their Facebook page . Photo: Rootstone Jug Band
On Monday, March 4, YANY celebrated their anniversary event, the Children's Arts Award Benefit at the Cipriani Wall Street.
Join us as we celebrate Springboard with an evening of international cuisine, entertainment by Springboard Teaching Artists from around the world, and live and silent auctions. Our 2013 Gala: Passport to Springboard will take place on Friday, April 19, 2013. Help us support St. Louis's largest provider of in-school arts-in-education programs and purchase your ticket today at: www.springboardstl.
This year's YA Massachusetts' Fall Showcase features selections from over 30 ensembles including six new artists. Join audiences of PTO representatives, teachers, school administrators and KD8 students in seeing, first hand, 20 minute versions of performances and abbreviated workshops. This event is held only once a semester. For more information, click here.
The Emerging Artists Creativity Hub ( EACH ) is a teen arts program designed specifically for young artists, ages 13-17, who are interested and gifted in the arts. It is intended for students to study and work in the arts far beyond the typical high school curriculum. Our bright and dedicated young artists come from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Each week they gather to explore multiple
Young Audiences of Houston in partnership with Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center is embarking on a year-long research study that will develop and test the feasibility of a systematic approach to characterizing Arts In Medicine performances and the impact of such performances on an audience's engagement and mood in the setting of a pediatric hematology/oncology clinic. We hope to provide
Young Audiences Western New York's annual fundraiser is coming up on October 10th and it will bring community leaders together to celebrate their mission of enhancing young people's lives through the arts. The event features a performance by contemporary dance company LehrerDance, plentiful appetizers, a silent auction, raffles, and our annual awards ceremony - honoring outstanding achievement in
The YA Minnesota affiliate, COMPAS had a very successful youth employment program this summer. Thirty teenage apprentice artists worked on two mosaic projects and one theater project. Inspirations for their mosaic commission at Lyngblomsten (a continuing care center and our first inter-generational project) and the huge, wall-sized commission at The Canvas (an arts-focused rec center that COMPAS
Young Audiences Western New York presents The Story of Ferdinand performed by theatreFiguren on Saturday, September 15 at 1 pm. Re-experience this beloved story penned in 1935 by Munro Leaf. This is a story about "being yourself" with the universal message of nonviolence. So, take the bull by the horns and introduce the next generation to the peace-loving and flower-smelling bull - Ferdinand. In
Miss Nelson Is Missing is a humorous tale of a teacher who must go to outrageous extremes to deal with the most horribly-behaved class in her school. Now Harry Allard and James Marshall’s perennially popular book for young readers comes to life in an interactive play performed by arts educator Andi Meyer. The performance is sponsored by Kansas City Young Audiences in celebration of National Arts
Please join the Houston Arts Partners community as they welcome educators from the surrounding 53 school districts in our region to discover the why, what, and the how of building a community of Arts Partnerships for your classroom and students. This day of learning includes, 14 grade-level specific presentations, two panel discussions, an inspirational keynote speech and many resources to begin
In celebration of Arts in Education Week, on September 11th, 2012 Patxi's Pizza at 822 Irving Street in San Francisco is donating 10% of the location's sales to Young Audiences of Northern California! Take-out and delivery count too! All you have to do is make your purchase on September 11th from Patxi's Pizza at 822 Irving Street and 10% of the purchase will go to Young Audiences. Invite your
This coming Friday, September 14th is the YA of Connecticut's Fall Artist Showcase from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rotella Magnet School in Waterbury. More than 70 artists will engage students in learning through their interactive performances and workshops.
Karim Nagi Mohammed will present an interactive Arabic Music and Dance performance on September 11th and 12th in Simsbury, CT. This will complete his tour of all four of the elementary schools in Simsbury reaching over 2,000 students and teachers! Karim is a native Egyptian who specializes in traditional Arabic music. He uses his traditional foundation to re-imagine the culture, discovering
The Young Audiences Arts for Learning network is busy celebrating the National Arts-in-Education Week (September 9–15, 2012). It began in July 2010, when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution declaring the second Sunday in September as the beginning of National Arts-in-Education Week. Take this opportunity to get involved with Young Audiences and the local arts programs in your
On October 26th from 6-9pm at the New Haven Country Club Young Audiences will hold a gala to raise funds for arts programs geared to underserved students and communities throughout Connecticut. The Once in a Blue Moon Gala will feature the music of roster artist Blue Jupiter. There will be great food, drink, and Silent Auction items galore. Don’t miss this trendy event!!
Showcase is an opportunity for parents, teachers, administrators and librarians from across the state to see a variety of Young Audiences' teaching artists perform for students. The Fall Artist Showcase is a free annual event.
Showcasing Dallas-Fort Worth’s finest chefs and cuisine, Food for Thought benefits Big Thought, one of Dallas’ leading nonprofits dedicated to improving public education through creative learning. Food for Thought features more than a dozen chefs from DFW’s best establishments presenting signature “tastes” of their specialties during the evening. The event also includes live entertainment, a
Chocolate Fest 2012 fundraiser will take place Saturday, October 20 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Harrison Center for the Arts, located at 1505 North Delaware Street in Indianapolis. Benefiting Arts for Learning, the Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, Chocolate Fest will now include a host of local chefs, chocolatiers, bakers, and restaurateurs offering “tastings” to entice attendees to buy
By Mary Nass On Saturday evening July 28th, fifteen talented dancers and drummers from Young Audiences of Louisiana's 21st Century Community Learning Centers program at Woodmere and Lincoln Elementary Schools took to the stage of the Los Angeles Music Center in front of a crowd of 3,197 enthusiastic arts supporters. The Dizzy Feet Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 2009 by Hollywood
On Friday, October 12th, Springboard is hosting its second annual trivia event! The "Minds-On" Trivia Night will feature entertaining trivia questions, a slew of silent auction items, and games such as heads or tails, 50/50, and the ever popular Wagon of Cheer! Proceeds will go towards hands-on programs that inspire minds-on learning for students in the St. Louis area. We hope you can support our
On Saturday, September 22nd Arts Partners of Wichita, Kansas will be holding their first annual Arty Party! Artists, musicians, storytellers, puppeteers, dancers and even a magician will be there for this Arts Partners Kid Event. This fun-filled event is for the whole family. Kids will work with artists to create all sorts of fantastic items to take home with them while enjoying musical
On Sunday, September 23 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM in Chappaqua, NY Young Audiences New York in partnership with Crabtree's Kittle House presents an evening of food, wine, and performances by local artists at Crabtree's Kittle House. This now annual event gives support to the Donna Salvatore Fund for Storytelling which provides funding for programs that offer opportunities for students to connect
Meet 150 teens representing a diverse group of neighborhoods, schools and communities who are working as paid arts apprentices this summer through Young Audiences’ ArtWorks. While creating high quality art like children’s clothing, mosaics and a documentary on The Halle Building, they are also learning 21st century workplace skills like timeliness, responsibility and collaboration … and they’re
It's back! Register now for the always in-demand Wolf Trap Institute! An early childhood professional development course now in its fifth year, this year's program features all new workshops. Early childhood practitioners will experience how integrating drama, movement and music teaching techniques into the curriculum will actively engage young children in joyful learning. During this 2-day
Since 1977, Run For The Arts has helped schools raise over $13.5 million for arts in education. Run For The Arts is an opportunity for schools to raise the funds that make it possible to bring artists into their classrooms, pay for field trips to see performances and exhibitions and purchase art supplies. It is an annual jogathon conducted by individual schools throughout Oregon & SW
Now in its fourth year, Catch a Rising Star! brings together eight to ten of the best young singers in the world to perform in Abilene on Tuesday, August 28, at 7:30pm at the beautiful, historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene, Texas. Members of the Houston Grand Opera Studio will sing pieces from famous and well-loved operas in addition to other popular music, including a few musical theatre
The Emerging Artists Creativity Hub (EACH) is a teen arts program designed specifically for young artists, ages 13-17, who are interested and gifted in the arts. It is intended for students to study and work in the arts far beyond the typical high school curriculum. Each week participants gather to explore multiple art forms and take creative risks in personal and collaborative art-making.
June 25-29, 2012 Think 360 Arts and Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver recently held the Aesthetic Education Institute of Colorado (AEIC), an intensive summer professional development training in arts integration. AEIC is designed for school administrators and K-12 teachers in all content areas to discover teaching techniques that equip students with 21st century skills.
On Saturday August 25 th , Young Audiences of Western New York will be sponsoring Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts’ Kidsfest Performances. The Festival of the Arts serves as an annual community celebration that promotes the arts, environmentalism and community involvement. This year Young Audiences of Western New York is there to celebrate their 50th year of service with a whole day of
Young Audiences partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGMCA) to offer a one-week summer camp residency for 9-10 year old students at the Woolfolk Boys & Girls Club. The Words & Movement residency, consisting of six 60-minute sessions, encouraged students to explore the creative process through words and movement. The first session, led by YA roster artist, Tasha Jones,
Dancers from Young Audiences of Louisiana Preform at Dizzy Feet Gala In May, dancers from Young Audiences of Louisiana’s Big Easy Award nominated dance program at Woodmere Elementary gave a special performance for Hollywood director and choreographer Adam Shankman . Mr. Shankman, whose Dizzy Feet Foundation funds after school dance programs, was so impressed by their performance that he invited
KCYA Arts for Learning & Living Luncheon Monday, September 10, 2012 at 11:30am Sheraton Hotel Kansas City at Crown Center Join the Kansas City Young Audiences as they celebrate the power of arts education...and one to grow on. This lovely luncheon features performances by professional artists and children as well as the presentation of KCYA annual awards: The Trudy Award - Shirley Helzberg,
Dance China NY at Riverfront Recapture Festival On Saturday, August 18 th the Dance China NY from NYC will bring China Patterns to the family stage at Riverfront Recapture Festival in Hartford at 12:30pm. Customs and patterns of life are illustrated in Chinese dances and songs including the Ribbon and Lion Dances. For more information, click here.
Young Audiences of San Diego will be warming hearts at their 8th Annual Summer Sol Fundraiser as they celebrate 49 years of waking minds via Arts for Learning in San Diego! Join YASD in honoring San Diego County Office of Education, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, Ron Jessee. The night will be full of live music and entertainment, silent and live auctions, and an array of edible delights.
Save the Date! September 14 -15, 2012 Two days and two locations: September 14, 2012 At the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston September 15, 2012 At Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston Everyday across Houston, schools are working collaboratively with local arts organizations to improve teaching and learning to help students reach their highest potential. How do these
On February 25, over 400 children and families came to Young Audiences, Woodruff Arts Center's (YAWAC) 4th Annual Mad Hatter Event. The Mad Hatter is a morning of hands-on art activities and artist performances and is a celebration of YAWAC's mission to transform the lives and learning of Georgia's young people through the arts. It is also YAWAC's largest fundraiser of the year. The children
Young Audiences of Western New York is gearing up for a growth spurt! The already wide-reaching organization, which works with an estimated 60,000 young people every year, is leading a new effort called Arts Partners for Learning. This project, gigantic in scope and ambition, aims to integrate the arts into the lives of even more Western New York children, with programming to begin by fall 2012.
Young Audiences of Connecticut will host Chillin' With the Arts on April 12th from 6-8pm at FairHaven Furniture - The Alternative Furniture Store.
Young Audiences New York's 2012 Children's Arts Award Benefit, honoring Lea Thompson and emceed by Richard Thomas, was a phenomenal success, raising over $530,000. Young Audiences New York's MELODY - A Fund for Music Education presented by yaNY and Michael Dorf's FIKS (Fixing Instruments in Kids' Schools) awarded more than $60,000 to eighteen NYC schools to help support music education and
Through a grant from The Western States Arts Federation, Young Audiences of San Diego brought nationally renowned storyteller David Novak to San Diego for six school assemblies in celebration of Read Across America. Read Across America celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and encourages every child to celebrate reading. Over 1,000 students at three elementary schools were treated to David's
On the night of Friday, July 27 th , Young Audiences of Northern California turned the walls of one of SoMa’s hottest new spots, Club Six into paintings. With huge canvases in front of them, loads of brushes and paint at their fingertips, and retro/hip-hop music by DJ Ry Toast flowing in and out of their ears, novices and trained artists alike painted the night. A hundred percent of the evening’s
The Teaching Artist Institute August 7–Dec 20, 2012 Young Audiences of San Diego and Lemon Grove School District The Teaching Artist Training is a comprehensive, 20-week opportunity, which includes access to quality instruction from curriculum specialists renowned in their field, one-on-one coaching with mentor teaching artists and practical teaching experience in the classroom. Who Should Apply
Springboard is gearing up for its 2012 Annual Gala, Minds in Motion. This inspiring evening will feature a silent auction, dinner, live entertainment by Springboard Teaching Artist Fanfare, and a live auction. All proceeds will benefit Springboard, the largest provider of arts-in-education programs in St. Louis. Fifth graders from Wyland Elementary (Ritenour School District) and Hudson Elementary