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While faced with heavy times, Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) is working ardently to continue its programs in a manner that will support not only YALA teaching artists, but all of its New Orleans stakeholders and partners as well.

Artists facing loss of income due to COVID-19 can use this guide as a resource for financial support.

Bring your artistry to the classroom. Young Audiences of Louisiana hosts a December Teaching Artist Institute and accompanying artist residency program at local elementary schools. Professional artists will learn the fundamentals in teaching through arts integration and receive a stipend to pilot a five-session residency in a local classroom– all at no cost to the artist. Registration is now open for professional artists interested in participating.

Local luminaires dance-off to benefit arts education
The 8th Annual Young Audiences Dancing for the Arts gala will be held at The Civic Theatre on Friday, December 1 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm.

Registration is now open for professional artists and schools interested in participating
This summer, Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) will hold an institute and residency program, cultivating the next generation of highly-qualified teaching artists to support arts-integrated education in local elementary schools.

GPOA Foundation “STEM Squad” Summer Initiative for Girls
GPOA Foundation Awards Young Audiences of Louisiana with Grant to Fund Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summer Initiative.

Arts Council New Orleans Community Arts Grant Videography Professional Development Program

Children Ages 12-24 months and Caregivers Invited to Attend Free Weekly Art Workshops
Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) in partnership with The Helis Foundation announced plans to expand their successful early learning program, Baby Artsplay!™, to eight cultural institutions across the city of New Orleans.

Young Audiences Arts for Learning will Host more than 150 Events and Programs across the US in Celebration of National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week, April 9–April 22, 2017.
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