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Back to School with Young Audiences

by September 12, 2016 » Add the second comment.

Share your #BecauseofArtsEd story! Joy and creativity are essential to what it what it means to be human, and Young Audiences is here to make sure kids have that in their lives. Our programs focus on harnessing the creative power of the community to benefit young people. Whether it’s connecting an artist with a teacher […]

The New Run for the Arts Equity Fund

by June 8, 2016 » Add the first comment.

 “I learned to be brave, to act in front of other people, to step up there and know I’ll be fine” – Emily, 4th-grader talking about her experience with Young Audiences Teaching Artist Anne Rutherford Think back to when you were in school: is there a dance performance, music class, or painting lesson that stands […]

Building pARTnerships Through Community Connections: The Right Brain Initiative and the Art of Collaboration

by April 20, 2015 » Add the first comment.
King Elementary student masks

The Right Brain Initiative is a public-private partnership of schools, local government, private donors, and the cultural community, working together to make arts education accessible to every K-8 student in the Portland, Oregon tri-county region. Since launching in 2008, the Regional Arts & Culture Council has served as the Initiative’s Managing Partner with Young Audiences […]

National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week: March 16–March 22, 2014

by February 10, 2014 » Add the first comment.

New York, NY — Young Audiences Arts for Learning is proud to announce National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (National YA Week). National YA Week will celebrate the many contributions Young Audiences Arts for Learning has made to schools nationwide through its arts in education programs. “National YA Week emphasizes the strength of the […]

Support Young Audiences with Fred Meyer Rewards

by January 14, 2014 » Add the first comment.

Starting on February 3, each time you use your Fred Meyer Rewards card, you can bring more arts to kids in schools. Each year, Fred Meyer will donate $2.5 million to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how it works: Sign up for the […]

Call to Action for 2014

by December 31, 2013 » Add the first comment.

As with so many non-profit organizations, the final days of the calendar year are big ones for fundraising and calls to Watch our Video! and Donate HERE! The truth is, an essential part of our funding comes from individual donations. These flexible funds allow us to not only cover operating costs (paper and lightbulbs), but […]