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NRG Energy Creatively Green Family Arts Festival

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 »

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New Artists and Programs

New Teaching Artists   Aitina Fareed Cooke Third i-Tech – Third i-Tech is a Media Arts program created to engage middle school and High-School youth in hands on graphic design, visual art, and cooperative learning activities.   Jeremy Stock Building Character through Cariacture – Students will explore theories and techniques in the realms of caricatures,… Read more »

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Curators of Culture 2014

EXPERIENCE. CONNECT. CREATE. WHAT: Curators of Culture is a free 2014 summer program in the arts for teens, ages 13-17 and living in Erie County WHEN: Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, July 8 through August 29, 2014 WHERE: Downtown Library (1 Lafayette Square) with every Fridays at the Buffalo State College Community… Read more »

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“Young Audiences changes lives. Every day.” An Interview with Melissa Kate, Director of Resource Development

You are the Director of Resource Development for Young Audiences WNY. What has this experience been like so far? Our executive director asked me to apply for the position knowing my passion for Young Audiences, and that I’m generally comfortable and outgoing with people. Nevertheless, it has been one big learning experience. I’ve worked with… Read more »

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Developing Creativity in Our Young People: An Interview with Aitina Fareed Cooke, Young Audiences’ Education Coordinator

  You are the Education Coordinator for Young Audiences WNY. What do you do and what made you interested in this job? Mainly as the Education Coordinator I act as a liaison between the artists, ensembles and the schools, scheduling workshops and residencies. I also am the primary coordinator for in-house after school programs at… Read more »

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Waterfront and Holland Elementary Full School Partnerships

  Young Audiences has partnered with Waterfront since 2002. Most recently, we have been brought in by Waterfront Elementary and Buffalo Public Schools as a certified vendor to support their 3-year School Improvement Grant (SIG) goals. This year’s SIG programming includes three full grade residencies: Phonics Program with Jenny May for Kindergarten, Building Steam with… Read more »

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Underground Railroad in Western New York

A 5 to 20 session residency designed to explore Western New York’s history through ties to the Underground Railroad and performing and literary arts. FOR GRADE LEVELS: 4 through 12 RESIDENCY GOALS To provide students with exposure to exemplary and diverse African American artists that use art as a vehicle to explore history and articulate their responses… Read more »