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!
Find a link to our Google Drive with resources for Arts Education Advocacy here.
An exhibition of design ideas for a Young Audiences Summer Place in Buffalo’s Outer Harbor developed by UB Architecture students. Buffalo’s Downtown Library, May 12 – June 12, 2016 Reception May 12, 5-7pm Young Audiences, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, and UB Architecture recently initiated the first annual design ideas competition for a Summer Place… Read more »
Young Audiences Family Holiday Party Where: Downtown Library When? Thursday, January 21st, 5:00pm-7:00pm How much: Free of cost Why? To celebrate YOU, our donors, artists, and partners! We want to thank you for changing young lives through the arts. This event is family friendly. Young people are welcome! Featuring a silent auction and hands-on fun in… Read more »
UPDATE The Arts Abilities Conference scheduled for Thursday, October 29, 2015 has been cancelled. Young Audiences is merging with the Arts Partners for Learning (APL) Professional Development Winter Forum (info below) to broaden our scope and reach young people in the classroom and beyond. We invite all community members who are entrusted with the care, education… Read more »
The Winter Forum scheduled for Saturday, February 27, 2016 has been cancelled due to low registration. Arts Partners for Learning and Young Audiences Western New York would like to thank our presenters, supporters, volunteers, partnering organizations, and the Buffalo Zoo for their assistance in organizing the event. Information about future opportunities will be shared once plans… Read more »
“The Emerging Leaders Buffalo institute gave me concrete tools to inspire myself and those around me. I better understand my colleagues and myself, have more time to create, and enjoy work more simply by focusing my teams strengths and implementing strategies to utilize those strengths. Bravo, Buffalo Institute!” – Brendan Fitzgerald Music Educator, Canisius High… Read more »
NRG Energy, Inc. and Young Audiences have partnered together to bring you the NRG Creatively Green Awards Program. This year, the program awarded three Western New York schools an engaging and dynamic family festival that offers parents and children the chance to participate in hands-on art making in order to better understand the importance of environmental sustainability. Winning… Read more »
By Katie Loewen The Western New York affiliate of Young Audiences has a new initiative on its horizon: Arts for Learning, a groundbreaking literacy curriculum designed by Young Audiences, Inc. that has proven success in school districts across the country. The curriculum blends the creativity and discipline of the arts with learning science to support… Read more »