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Virtual Arts Education Highlight: Rhiannon Leonard

August 28, 2020

Last spring, Right Brain teaching artist Rhiannon Leonard was scheduled to bring a printmaking residency to Evergreen Middle School, when Covid-19 swept in and schools closed down across the region. Rather than cancel, Rhiannon and the classroom teachers worked together to adapt the residency for a virtual experience.

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Supporting the Black Community, Protesting Police Brutality

June 25, 2020

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington sent the following message out to our community on June 4, 2020: “We at Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington mourn the brutal and senseless murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers. We stand in solidarity with the Black community to protest police brutality, institutional […]

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Virtual Arts Education Highlight: Caren Graham

June 18, 2020

This spring, Young Audiences and Right Brain roster teaching artist Caren Graham modified a drama residency she has conducted for years at Glencoe Elementary, adapting it for distance learning while students were unable to gather in the classroom. She had some great insights on this new experience to share with educators and other teaching artists.

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A Letter to Our Community During COVID-19

March 31, 2020

Young Audiences has always been a connector, bringing together artists, schools, and communities through our core programs and The Right Brain Initiative to produce powerful creative learning experiences for students. We are working hard to continue to do this in a time when so many of us are suddenly disconnected. Our primary goal is to […]

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Updated Office Hours During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 17, 2020

In light of current state restrictions on gatherings as well as OHA and CDC recommended precautions to keep our community safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak in the region, we have decided it is prudent to close our office to the public for the time being. Our staff can still be contacted by email, […]

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Postponed: Luz Elena Mendoza of Y La Bamba with the Camas High School Choir, Sponsored by The Standard

March 10, 2020

Update March 16, 2020: In light of current state restrictions as well as OHA and CDC recommended precautions to keep our community safe and healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak in the region, we will be postponing this project with hopes to reschedule for later this spring. This project, EL AGUA DE MI SER, is a […]

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The Right Brain Initiative Continues at Young Audiences

January 29, 2020

This week we announce the continuation of The Right Brain Initiative at Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington (Young Audiences). While Young Audiences has always been an essential partner in The Right Brain Initiative, and was fundamental in its inception, it is now taking on full management of the program from The Regional Arts […]

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Members of the 2018-19 TA Studio Cohort participate in a hands-on lesson.

Young Audiences Teaching Artist Studio to Receive Grant from National Endowment for the Arts for Third Year Running

January 15, 2020

Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced today that organizations in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will receive federal funding for arts projects from the National Endowment for the Arts in this round of fiscal year 2020 funding. Included in this announcement, for the third year in […]

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New Artists & Programs 2019

January 30, 2019

Young Audiences is excited to announce the addition of 20 new programs and 5 new artists to our roster.

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Young Audiences to Launch Arts Education Programs in Central Oregon Schools

November 28, 2018

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington is thrilled to announce the expansion of its arts education services in Central Oregon this school year.

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