arts + education programs
also available virtually
Young Audiences of Houston offers after-school programs implemented by trained artists in dance, visual arts, music, literary arts, digital media and theater. Over the course of the program, students explore and experience the complete artistic process of creation, development and performance by applying their new skills. [READ MORE]
ARTS & CULTURE
Young Audiences of Houston offers diverse arts-in-education performance programming for students in an assembly setting. These innovative programs introduce students to the arts through a balance of demonstration and student interaction. Each performance is aligned with the State standards. [READ MORE]
Hands-on workshops bring together individual artists to encourage students to actively discover their own artistic potential. Ideal for after school, library, or community center programs. Most workshops are product based. [LEARN MORE]
HEALING ARTS PROGRAMS
For twenty years, our organization has partnered with local hospitals and specialized treatment centers serving children to provide free Young Audiences of Houston programming for children undergoing treatment.
Each month Young Audiences of Houston offers free programs open to the public in partnership with local libraries and organizations in our community. These performances allow the community to engage with the arts in meaningful ways.
DISCOVERY ARTS PROGRAMS
Discovery Arts programs were introduced in response to the community’s need for specialized art programming for children with learning differences and/or physical disabilities, such as those associated with Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome and cerebral palsy, among other causes. [READ MORE]
Offer experiences implemented by a specialized teaching artist. Residencies are multiple, participatory workshops and require a minimum of 3 sequential sessions per student group, and can be expanded into semester-long projects. Residencies take place in partnership with the classroom teacher and either focus on arts-integration or the artistic process. [LEARN MORE]
YAH ASSISTANCE FUND
Young Audiences of Houston offers the Assistance Fund, a partnership-based financial assistance program to help schools and community organizations with limited funds for arts-in-education programs for youth.
Art-Promise programs were developed by Young Audiences of Houston to serve children designated as "at-risk". The program increases student engagement, increases attendance, lowers drop-out rates, and incorporates social awareness and responsibility skills critical to their long-term success.
Implementing TEKS aligned curricula, Young Audiences of Houston’s staff and artists are able to enrich both educators and students learning experience through creative and innovative ways of teaching.