About the Arts for Learning Blog Young Audiences Arts for Learning's National blog spotlights programs, people, and perspectives from across the YA network and the arts in education field-at-large.
Meet Talan Cobb, YA of Abilene's Executive Director
This summer, Young Audiences of Abilene welcomed Talan Cobb as its new Executive Director. We spoke with Talan about her background and involvement in the Abilene arts community, why the arts are so important for children amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and her goals for the future of Young Audiences of Abilene.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning Joins 1000+ Cultural Organizations and Creative Workers to Propose Plan for Putting Creative Workers to Work After Pandemic
Endorsers include major cultural organizations in all genres, national service organizations, and influential individuals including former National Endowment for the Arts Chair Jane Alexander and Academy, Tony, and Emmy Award-nominated actress Annette Bening
Young Audiences of Maryland Wins 2020 Excellence in Summer Learning Award
Young Audiences of Maryland (YAMD), the Baltimore-based affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, has been recognized by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) with its New York Life Foundation Excellence in Summer Learning Award for 2020.
Atlanta-Based ArtsNow Explores Arts-Integrated Teaching and Learning at First Virtual Foundational Seminar
ArtsNow Learning (ArtsNow), the Atlanta-based affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning, brought 46 educators and school leaders together for its first-ever virtual Foundational Seminar last month.
Announcing New Partnership between Young Audiences and Lasting Smiles®
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is excited to share our new partnership with Lasting Smiles® Organic and Sustainable “Lip Care that Cares”. Our partnership will increase accessible and sustainable funding for Young Audiences and support our mission to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.
Summer Stories of Resilience Through the Arts from the YA Network
As students face a summer unlike any before, we know that opportunities to combat 'summer slide' have never been more important. We continue our Resilience Through the Arts column with a look at the efforts of YA affiliates to transform summer programming and provide students with valuable academic and social-emotional support.