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Run for the Arts artist Elizabeth Loomis

by September 11, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Since 1977, Young Audiences has been facilitating Run for the Arts jog-a-thon fundraisers for schools to support their arts. This year (17-18 school year) we are celebrating our 40th anniversary of Run for the Arts. We are proud to say that in that time, we have helped schools raise more than 17 million dollars for […]

Story from the Field: Culture & Arts Day at Jackson Middle School

by March 20, 2017 » Add the first comment.

You brought a world of art and culture to the students at Jackson Middle School. On March 15th, your generous support was leveraged by the Jackson Middle School PTA to bring the whole school a day of arts and culture with workshops and an exciting performance. From didjeridu to panflute to salsa dancing and more, […]

Meet the New Teaching Artists

by February 16, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Young Audiences is proud to announce the newest members of our artists roster. Our teaching artists are dedicated professionals selected through a rigorous application process that assesses both their artistic abilities and skills as teachers of young people. After acceptance onto Young Audiences’ roster, they receive professional development in best practices and regular formal evaluation. […]

The Art of Teaching Art to Different Learning Styles

by January 26, 2017 » Add the first comment.

Reposted from Teaching Artist Studio participant Chas Martin’s blog www.chasemartin.com In November, I participated in the Young Audiences Teaching Artist Studio, a 5-day intensive workshop focused on classroom skills for artists who teach. Teaching artists are working artists who share their knowledge with students while working collaboratively with classroom teachers to integrate art into related […]