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Featured Artist: Anna Hoye

by February 11, 2014 » Add the first comment.
A photo of and by teaching artist and photographer Anna Hoye.

Anna Hoye is the newest addition to Young Audiences roster of artists. While she joined us just this year, she has 20 years of photography and teaching experience. Anna’s personal artistic practice ranges from building a modern coop for her backyard chickens, creating a life-sized camera obscura, and experimenting with digital and manual photographic processes. […]

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

by February 10, 2014 » Add the first comment.
National Young Audiences Week

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.
Fred Meyer Rewards

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 […]

National Call to Re-examine Support for Quality Arts Education

by January 9, 2014 » Add the first comment.
Young Audiences

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 […]

Call to Action for 2014

by December 31, 2013 » Add the first comment.
2014 Video Still

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 […]

Kicking off The Teaching Artist Studio

by December 12, 2013 » Add the first comment.

On Sunday, December 8, Young Audiences gathered the innagural cohort of The Teaching Artist Studio for the first session of our new, eight-month professional development program. Working under the guidance of program leaders Allison Tigard (Programs Director, Young Audiences), Briana Linden (Teaching Artist Program Manager, The Right Brain Initiative), and Tony Fuemmeler (ETP Project Manager […]

Building the Future Together

by November 20, 2013 » Add the first comment.
Cary Clarke

Dear Friends, In the eight weeks that I have been on the job as Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington’s new Executive Director, one thing has become crystal clear to me: Kids need the arts and music in their lives to reach their full potential. I knew this intuitively from my own experiences as […]

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

by October 18, 2013 » Add the first comment.
Aaron Nigel Smith with students.

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 […]

Arts Grants for Beaverton Schools

by September 25, 2013 » Add the first comment.
Students at Jacob Wismer Elementary

Thanks to continued support from Far West Fibers, Young Audiences will again offer grants of up to $3,000 to elementary and middle schools in the Beaverton School District. Projects must contribute to promoting arts programming, student learning through the arts, community engagement, and sustainability. Grant funds can be used for school-wide performances, classroom residencies, school […]

Young Audiences Taps Cary Clarke as New Executive Director

by September 17, 2013 » Add the first comment.
New Executive Director Cary Clarke is regarded as arts education innovator and champion.

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 […]