about us

History + Mission

Founded in 1956 by Fredell Lack,

Young Audiences of Houston's history remains critical in supporting children through the arts. Today the organization serves 14 Texas counties.


Impact + Service

Responsive to the needs of children

across Southeast Texas - we support 119,095 children each year through comprehensive programs

and services.

Vision + Values

Our vision and values remain

guided by the belief in the potential

of every child. 


Our work exists through broad

community partnerships with 171

leading schools and service centers. 

Board + Staff

Leadership through staff and board membership enable our services to

direct support to the arts education ecosystem.


Arts Partners

Houston's premier teaching artists

in all arts forms lead learning

through the arts.



Each year 112 volunteers provide 

critical expertise, time, and talent to support our mission.



Financial reports are available 

online through our website and

Guidestar profile.