April 5, 2019
Contact: Anya Stucky
Marketing & Communications Specialist
Arts for Learning Indiana
(317) 925-4043 ext. 120
Indianapolis, IN – April, 5, 2019 – Arts for Learning Indiana is proud to announce that National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week 2019 (YA Week) will be held April 14-27. YA Week will celebrate the many contributions made to schools and students in through arts-in-education programs and initiatives.
As an affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA), Arts for Learning Indiana joins the nationwide, two-week YA Week celebration and advocacy initiative, which aims to raise awareness and support for arts-in-education. Arts for Learning Indiana will celebrate YA Week with the goal of spotlighting the powerful role that the arts play in enhancing education and enriching communities.
“The arts provide young people with the knowledge, passion, and creativity they need to flourish in curricular, career, and personal endeavors. Our affiliates provide a wide-range of arts-integrated programs, which foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills, self-discipline, imagination, and creativity. YA Week is an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the deep and demonstrable impact of the arts on learning and development,” said David A. Dik, National Executive Director of Young Audiences Arts for Learning.
Organizations, individuals, and advocates of arts-in-education can join the YA Week celebration by showing your support on social media, using the hashtag #YAweek. For details and more ways to get involved, visit www.ya.org/YAweek.
About Arts for Learning Indiana
Since 1961, Arts for Learning has been empowering children to achieve their creative and intellectual potential through arts-integrated education. Arts for Learning employs more than 100 teaching artists who provide performances, workshops, and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community organizations to reach nearly 50,000 Indiana children every year.
About Young Audiences Arts for Learning
Founded in 1952, Young Audiences Arts for Learning (Young Audiences) is the nation’s largest art-in-education network serving more than 5 million young people each year. Young Audiences works to support affiliated organizations that are each dedicated to playing a decisive role in young people’s personal, artistic, and educational development. Learn more about Young Audiences and our mission to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts at www.youngaudiences.org[