Young Audiences NJ & Eastern PA

Kids participating in group art project
The New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning

Founded in 1973, Young Audiences Arts for Learning New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania (YANJEP) is its region’s premier arts in education resource, providing teaching artist-led performances, workshops, residencies, as well as teacher professional learning programs to schools in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. YANJEP’s extensive roster of professional artists represent all art forms, with students at the center of their work.   

Based in Princeton, NJ, the organization strives to create spaces that are diverse, equitable, and inclusive. YANJEP is committed to providing students of all identities, backgrounds, and experiences with arts education in which their creativity, cultures, abilities, and identities are validated, included, and nurtured. Its programs are accessible to all socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, and geographic communities, and are designed to strengthen the arts in schools, meet local and state curriculum standards, and enrich cultural life.

YANJEP was the first arts education organization designated as a major service organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Its vision is that every child will have rich and meaningful arts experiences as part of their education.


Young Audiences NJ & Eastern PA
200 Forrestal Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
(609) 243-9000
Areas Reached
  • New Jersey
    • Berks, Pennsylvania
    • Bucks, Pennsylvania
    • Chester, Pennsylvania
    • Delaware, Pennsylvania
    • Lehigh, Pennsylvania
    • Montgomery , Pennsylvania
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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