Communicating through Hip Hop

By Bomani, Young Audiences teaching artist and Hip Hop poet Before my recent residency with fourth-graders at Scholars K-8 in Baltimore County began, the teachers I worked with–Mrs. Brumbalow, Ms. Barnes, and Ms.… Continue reading

December smART Tip from Christina Delgado

  In our December smART Tip, Young Audiences visual artist Christina Delgado shares how to organize a photo scavenger hunt for students that can easily be tailored to connect with any subject or unit. Learn how… Continue reading

Exploring Earth’s treasures

Photos and content were originally posted on Daneytt Tucker’s blog “Daj’zha Vu” here and here.  This fall, Young Audiences visual artist Danyett Tucker worked with John Hanson Montessori middle school students to create a mural that now… Continue reading

Meet our artists: Mark Lohr

Young Audiences’ roster of artists continues to grow to encompass new artists, ensembles, and art forms, from slam poets to improvisers to Capoeira masters. We’ll be regularly posting interviews with our artists, giving… Continue reading

Drawing it out

By Cyan McMillian, seventh-grade student, Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle My name is Cyan McMillian and I am a seventh grader at Windsor Hills. I’d rather throw a football than paint my nails (seriously). I felt like a… Continue reading

Meet our new artists: FutureMakers

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

November smART Tip from Katherine Dilworth

History and social studies curriculum can include subjects that are difficult to address. The brutality of past atrocities, such as the Holocaust and genocide in Rwanda, can be difficult for students to comprehend.… Continue reading

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