About Young Audiences Arts for Learning

A mosaic of images of children engaging in different arts education programs, including painting, drawing, dance, and sculpting

 

Our mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.

 

Founded in 1952, Young Audiences Arts for Learning is the nation's leading provider of arts in education programs and services. From music to media arts and storytelling to sound engineering, we believe the arts are vital to the education and social emotional development of all students. By providing advocacy, communications, professional learning, program development, fundraising, technology, and other support, the National Office of Young Audiences Arts for Learning operates the headquarters of the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning network and strives to advance quality and equity in arts education for all students. 

A National Arts In Education Learning Network

Young Audiences Arts for Learning is the nation's largest arts in education network (YA Network). Comprised of affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, the YA Network collectively impacts over 5 million children and youth across the country each year.  Learn More  >>

 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access at Young Audiences

A core value of Young Audiences Arts for Learning is that all young people, regardless of their race, background, ability, or zip code, deserve access to a well-rounded and arts-rich education. Young Audiences, Inc. has made a long-term commitment to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) policies and practices within our organization and across our national network. Underscoring our dedication and that of our affiliates, these issues are a central focus of our national initiatives and advocacy efforts. Learn More >>

 

Our History

For nearly 70 years, Young Audiences Arts for Learning has been engaging young people in innovative arts learning experiences that foster creativity, self-expression, cultural understanding, and other skills for success in school, work, and life. Learn More >>

 

Contact Us

Young Audiences Arts for Learning
National Office

171 Madison Ave, Suite 200
New York,  New York  10016

P: (212) 831-8110
F: (212) 289-1202

 


Young Audiences Arts for Learning