Our mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.
Founded in 1952, Young Audiences Arts for Learning is the nation's leading provider of arts in education programs and services. From music to media arts and storytelling to sound engineering, we believe the arts are vital to the education and social emotional development of all students. By providing advocacy, communications, professional learning, program development, fundraising, technology, and other support, the National Office of Young Audiences Arts for Learning operates the headquarters of the national Young Audiences Arts for Learning network and strives to advance quality and equity in arts education for all students.
A National Arts In Education Learning Network
Young Audiences Arts for Learning is the nation's largest arts in education network (YA Network). Comprised of affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, the YA Network collectively impacts over 5 million children and youth across the country each year. Learn More >>
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Access at Young Audiences
A core value of Young Audiences Arts for Learning is that all young people, regardless of their race, background, ability, or zip code, deserve access to a well-rounded and arts-rich education. Young Audiences, Inc. has made a long-term commitment to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) policies and practices within our organization and across our network. Underscoring our dedication and that of our affiliates, these issues are a central focus of our national initiatives and advocacy efforts. Learn More >>
The History of Young Audiences Arts for Learning
For 70 years, Young Audiences Arts for Learning has been engaging young people in innovative arts learning experiences that foster creativity, self-expression, cultural understanding, and other skills for success in school, work, and life. Learn More >>
Young Audiences Arts for Learning
171 Madison Ave, Suite 200
New York, New York 10016
P: (212) 831-8110
F: (212) 289-1202