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Run for the Arts artist Ash Ginsberg

by November 29, 2016 » Add more comments.

Young Audiences has been facilitating Run for the Arts jog-a-thon fundraisers in schools throughout Oregon and SW Washington since 1977 giving decades of students a tangible way to support their arts education. Though many things have changed over the years, one constant is the revered Run for the Arts t-shirt and student art competition. Each year, one talented student’s […]

It’s the end of the year as we know it

by June 29, 2016 » Add the first comment.

The school year has ended and summer has begun which is a good reminder that it’s time to share the results of your generosity. This year, your compassionate commitment to arts education made it possible for us to serve more students, create new programs, and, in the artistic tradition, take risks. Thank you! Core Programs […]

Which one is your favorite?

by June 16, 2016 » Add more comments.

UPDATE! We have a winner! Congratulations to Ash from Arleta Elementary who submitted the winning design! As the winner, Ash will receive a cash prize of $350, get to work with a graphic designer, and watch his design get printed on a t-shirt! Thank you to everyone who voted and congrats to all the students who […]

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 […]

2013-14 Run For The Arts T-Shirt Design Contest

by May 23, 2013 » Add the first comment.

In case you haven’t heard the news, we are shifting the date of our annual Run For The Arts t-shirt design contest to better align with the school year. What does that mean for 2013-14? Although it seems like we just put the out the call for entries, we are at it again. All K-12 […]

2013 Run For The Arts T-Shirt Design Contest Results

by January 25, 2013 » Add the first comment.
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We are proud to announce the winner of the 2013 Run For The Arts T-Shirt Design Contest and recipient of the $350 prize! This year’s winner is Hanna Lee of da Vinci Arts Middle School, with truly outstanding artwork submitted by her and her art teacher, Mary Morris.  As the winner of the contest, her […]

The 2012-2013 Run For The Arts

by August 30, 2012 » Add the first comment.

It’s late August here in Portland and the weather this summer has been pretty much perfect.  We had a few days of searing temperatures, but now we’re back to the mid-seventies.  Which is good, because school starts up again next week! In our post from August 23, supplied by the Creative Advocacy Network, we noted […]

Run For The Arts Results are In!

by June 14, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Spring here in the Pacific Northwest has been anything but usual.  What with over 14 days of sunny, warm weather in mid May, to the back-to-back thunderstorms over Memorial Day and having reached our average amount of rainfall for June last week, it has indeed been strange.  To cap it all off, our Run For […]

2012 Run For The Arts T-Shirt Contest Submissions on Display

by April 19, 2012 » Add the first comment.

This time of year, Run For The Arts keeps me pretty busy; helping the schools with additional materials and answering their always good questions, assisting parents of participating students with their sponsor sheet questions, getting the banners hung all over town and getting the T-Shirt Design Contest submissions on display for the public as well […]