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    YA 55 Auction Packages

    Click here to see all auction items! We are just over a week out from our biggest party of the year—Young Audiences' 55th anniversary and fundraiser—YA 55. Our event committee and staff have put together an incredible list of live and silent auction packages and we are so excited to share them with the world. Highlights from the live auction include a 40 person, 5 course dinner party prepared by 5 of Portland's hottest chefs. Held at the brand new Cooper's Hall, every course will be paired with wine, and every guest will take home a bottle for their cellar. And of course, there will ... (Read More)

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.

Tracie Broughton

Students work on an abstract painting with Young Audiences artist Tracie Broughton

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.