Monthly Archive: October, 2014

Introducing: smART Tips

Young Audiences has launched smART Tips, a monthly video series sharing tips for educators who are interested in new, creative ways to use the arts in their classroom with students. Each month, we… Continue reading

Breaking down barriers with the arts

By Kwame Opare, High Point High School Dance Teacher and Young Audiences teaching artist I have had the privilege to work with a diverse group of learners in the Prince George’s County school system… Continue reading

Meet our new artists: Valerie Branch

During the last two years, our roster has grown in size to encompass new artists, ensembles, and art forms. From slam poets to improvisers to Capoeira masters, these new artists are undeniably unique.… Continue reading

Reflecting on the Teaching Artist Institute

The 2014-2015 Teaching Artist Institute (TAI) Seminar is already underway, but we wanted to share some reflections from artists who have graduated from the program. Here’s what they had to say about the… Continue reading

Arts for all

This week, Washington Post reporter Valerie Strauss wrote about why the arts are, more often than not, the first budget cut at public schools serving predominately low-income students–even though much research has supported why the arts… Continue reading