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Portland Gay Men’s Chorus and Beijing Queer Chorus Engage Local Students

by March 7, 2018 » Add the first comment.

Portland Gay Men’s Chorus and Beijing Queer Chorus are collaborating with Young Audiences to host a special dress rehearsal performance, which is open to all students and their families and friends, with a special invitation to all GSAs (Gender & Sexuality Alliances / Gay-Straight Alliances) and other queer youth groups in the area.

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington to Receive Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

by February 7, 2018 » Add the first comment.

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant to Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington for its Teaching Artist Studio, a professional development program […]

Live SET Student Showcase: Sunday, May 3

by April 29, 2015 » Add the first comment.

Following weeks of learning to set up mics, run cables, and work a mixing board like a seasoned pro, nine Portland teens will show off their live sound engineering skills in a free afternoon concert on Sunday, May 3 featuring rising St. Johns rap crew The Resistance, synth-pop outfit Fringe Class, and local luminary Edna […]

Arts for Learning in Atlanta!

by January 14, 2015 » Add the first comment.

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington is thrilled to be participating in the first Professional Learning Seminar at the Woodruff Arts Center, made possible in part by a JCPenney Cares Award. Hosted by the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning, the seminar will be attended by over 50 educators, teaching artists, school administrators, and […]

Volcano Race PDX in the News!

by September 17, 2014 » Add the first comment.

With less than two weeks until runners line up in the chute at Mt Tabor Park, we are thrilled to see some lovely press for Volcano Race PDX. Check out this great article in The Oregonian, and then sign yourself up to run at: www.volcanoracepdx.com Volcano Race PDX will raise money for local arts education […]

July 13 Summer Celebration!

by June 11, 2014 » Add the first comment.

On Sunday, July 13 Young Audiences will celebrate summer, arts, and the 2014 Sunburst Award winners with Summer Celebration—a free event for the whole family. Kids of all ages are invited to create their own puppets, sing along with local kindie music star Red Yarn, and beat the heat with locally produced treats. Since 1996, […]

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 […]

National Call to Re-examine Support for Quality Arts Education

by January 9, 2014 » Add the first comment.

New York, NY – National Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA), in partnership with 11 national arts and education organizations, has released Arts Education for America’s Students, A Shared Endeavor, a statement outlining the importance of high quality arts education and identifying those responsible for providing it to students.  A Shared Endeavor articulates the purpose […]

Young Audiences awards Far West Fibers Arts Grants to 10 Beaverton Schools

by October 18, 2013 » Add the first comment.

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington, in partnership with Far West Fibers, is proud to announce $15,000 of competitive arts grants to 10 schools in the Beaverton School District. Five of the awarded schools were first-time recipients. This is the 25th consecutive year that Young Audiences and Far West Fibers have collaborated to bring […]

Young Audiences Taps Cary Clarke as New Executive Director

by September 17, 2013 » Add the first comment.

Young Audiences Arts for Learning of Oregon & SW Washington is excited to announce the appointment of Cary Clarke as Executive Director. “We are thrilled with the insight, energy, and dedication that Cary will bring to Young Audiences,” said Board President Kathren Cavanaugh. “His experience in the public sector, the classroom, and the community are […]

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