March 25 – April 7, 2018 Young Audiences of Western New York is proud to announce that National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week will be held March 25 – April 7, 2018. Young Audiences Week will celebrate the many contributions Young Audiences of Western New York has made to schools and students in… Read more »
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Michael Weidrich Returns to Western New York, Appointed New Executive Director Young Audiences of Western New York (YA-WNY), an independent affiliate of the Young Audiences national network, ended their search last week for their next Executive Director. Michael Weidrich, MBA BFA, will take the reins of the organization that has been a staple of… Read more »
We have started work on a brand new website with developer Digital Empire from Poughkeepsie, NY. Keep an eye out: we will be unveiling the new site in 2018!
Help us by donating $17 for ’17 campaign! Young Audiences WNY is a well kept secret. This campaign is about sharing our stories about and gathering investment in the work we do. We change the lives of young people every day by connecting them with the arts but we cannot do it without… Read more »
Christina Vega-Westhoff is a poet, translator, educator, and aerialist living in Buffalo, N.Y. Locally she teaches poetry and movement with Just Buffalo Literary Center, the Geneseo Migrant Center, and Buffalo Aerial Dance, and performs in the region. Vega-Westhoff has taught academic and creative writing to students of all ages in both Spanish and English through… Read more »
Victoria Pérez is an accomplished theatre artist and teacher. She is the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Raíces Theatre Company, the only theatre company in WNY dedicated to develop, nourish and produce modern and original works dealing with the Latino experience in order to preserve our roots. She serves as secretary on the board of the Arts… Read more »
Find a link to our Google Drive with resources for Arts Education Advocacy here.
Join us every Monday from 10:00am to noon throughout the summer for hands-on art workshops that encompass Western New York culture and history through dance, literary/spoken word, music, theatre, and visual arts. Working with the region’s most outstanding artists, Young Audiences presents relevant and engaging educational programming for the diverse children and families who live in… Read more »
Nick Cave wants to introduce Buffalo to Buffalo: to get people who don’t know each other to talk and make art together; to sit – or dance – side by side and create. Cave’s special blend of celebratory art is built to provide a platform for people to connect. While well-known for his Soundsuits, which… Read more »
Help us by giving $16 for ’16! Young Audiences WNY is a well kept secret. This campaign is about sharing our stories about and gathering investment in the work we do. We change the lives of young people every day by connecting them with the arts. “With Young Audiences programs, you really don’t fail…. Read more »