About the Arts for Learning Blog Young Audiences Arts for Learning's National blog spotlights programs, people, and perspectives from across the YA network and the arts in education field-at-large.
Arts for Learning/Miami Celebrates Ten Years of its ArtWorks Summer Internship Program from New Space in Little Havana
Now in its 10th year, the ArtWorks Internship program at Arts for Learning/Miami provides paid summer learning opportunities to students in grades 9 through 12. Moving to Miami's Little Havana neighborhood expanded the program's reach and grew Arts for Learning/Miami’s capacity for reaching teens throughout South Florida.
Arts & Learning Conservatory's Gospel Voices of OC: A Joyous Juneteenth Celebration
To celebrate Juneteenth, Arts & Learning Conservatory (ALC) presented Gospel Voices of OC, a staged performance spotlighting African American accomplishments and excellence through the lens and the influence of gospel music as a source of historical impact and resiliency.
Young Audiences Responds to Recent Tragic Events
Young Audiences Arts for Learning grieves the heartbreaking loss of life this month. We grieve for the ten Black elders and community members lost in the racist attack in Buffalo, and we grieve for the children and teachers massacred in Uvalde. We grieve that another town has been burned into our collective memory of mass shooting tragedies.
National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Network Awarded a Combined $175,000 in NEA’s Latest Major Funding Announcement
Young Audiences has been approved for a $40,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of the Trauma-informed and Responsive Practices (TARP) TA Program. Additionally, five Young Audiences affiliates were selected in the NEA’s second round of Grants for Arts Projects (GAP) for fiscal year 2022.
The Spring 2022 Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) Newsletter!
Welcome to the Spring 2022 Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) Newsletter! As we continue strong into our 70th year, we’re sharing highlights from YA Week, looking back on our National Conference in New Orleans, delivering network-wide professional learning, and — as we are thrilled to formally announce — planning for our 70th Anniversary Gala.
Arts & Action Keynote Address: "A Season for the Audacious and for the Courageous”
In celebration of YA Week, we're sharing the virtual Keynote Address from Young Audiences Arts for Learning's 2022 National Conference, Arts & Action. In A Season for the Audacious and for the Courageous, Deirdre Johnson Burel of the W.K.