Are you a 3rd-5th grade teacher and looking for an easy way to integrate the arts into reading and writing lessons for your students? Join Young Audiences in Portland and Salem for two upcoming trainings in the Arts for Learning Curriculum, an engaging literacy enrichment program that has been shown to improve important reading and writing skills by integrating the arts. The Salem Workshop will take place on Thursday, June 18th from 8:30am-4:30pm at the Salem Central Library (585 Liberty St. SE) and focus on nonfiction reading, note-taking and synthesis in writing, and the art form of collage. The Portland Workshop will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd from 8:30am-4:30pm at Idealist (209 SW Oak St.) and focus on reading and writing personal narratives, and the art …(continue)
Who We Are
Arts and Education programming is the heart of Young Audiences’ service to the community, bringing artists and teachers together to ensure the arts are an integral part of our children’s educational experience.
Students actively participate in music, drama, visual arts, dance and literary arts through Residencies, Performances, Workshops and Family Arts Nights.
These programs celebrate, teach and open worlds of expression, helping students cultivate essential knowledge and skills necessary for success in the 21st century— imagination, creativity, self-direction, flexibility and appreciation of diversity and teamwork.