Atlanta-Based ArtsNow to Become New Affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning

New York, NY: Young Audiences Arts for Learning, the nation’s leading arts in education network celebrating its 65th anniversary this year, is proud to announce the addition of its newest affiliate, Atlanta-based ArtsNow.

Since 1982, Young Audiences has provided in depth arts in education experiences to thousands of students throughout the greater Atlanta area. With ArtsNow reaching into neighboring states as well, ArtsNow is poised to become a leader in arts in education practice throughout the southeastern United States.

“Having known for some time the reputation of ArtsNow through its programming, documentation, and research, I am thrilled to welcome ArtsNow as our newest member of the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning affiliate network,” said David A. Dik, National Executive Director of Young Audiences, Inc. Our role “to promote national prominence from local excellence” will be greatly enhanced by ArtsNow’s contributions to the field and to our network.

“With a focus on providing the highest quality arts in education experiences, ArtsNow is proud of the positive impact we have yielded for students, teachers, and school communities to advance the arts in teaching and learning. ArtsNow has deepened, and increased, our body of work, while simultaneously expanding our reach. Now, we are excited about our newest opportunity to join the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning affiliate network, as this will allow us to further grow our programming and have a broader impact on teaching and learning in and through the arts,” said Pamela Walker, ArtsNow CEO and President. “We are honored to be recognized and invited to be a part of this larger network!”

For more information about Young Audiences and ArtsNow, go to www.youngaudiences.org and www.artsnowlearning.org

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About ArtsNow: Established in 1998, ArtsNow is dedicated to transforming education through arts integration and innovative practices by providing professional development and teacher resources and is recognized as a leading professional learning organization for innovative and resourceful approaches to K-12 education through the arts and creativity.

About Young Audiences, Inc.: Established in 1952, Young Audiences’ mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. As the nation’s largest arts in education learning network, Young Audiences serves more than 5 million children and youth each year in 8,350 schools and community centers across the country through its diverse network of 30 affiliates.

Press Contact: Emily Lattal, Director of Marketing and Communications, 212 831 8100, [email protected]


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