Contact: Megan Watson
Arts for Learning
Phone (317) 925-4043×120
US House Resolution Designates March 16-22, 2014 as National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week
Arts for Learning, the Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, to celebrate with invitations to media, decision makers, and community members to select programs throughout the city of Indianapolis
Indianapolis – February 25, 2014 … Arts for Learning, the Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, is proud to announce The National Young Audiences Arts for Learning Week (National YA Week), occurring March 16-22, 2014. A Resolution was introduced in the House of Representatives by Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY 25th District) with the statement “arts education, comprising a rich array of disciplines… is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students.”
“National YA Week emphasizes the strength of the National Young Audiences Arts for Learning network and their remarkable collective impact on arts in education. Here in Indiana, we welcome media, politicians, and community members to join us in attending select programs throughout the week,” states JoEllen Florio Rossebo, President & CEO of Arts for Learning.
Those interested may attend the following programs:
March 14 at 2:30pm
Songwriter Bobbie Lancaster
Crooked Creek 2150 Kessler Blvd., West Drive Indianapolis, IN 46228
March 18 at 3:00pm
Dance & Fiddle Duo Fiddle ‘n’ Feet
Day Nursery Northwest Center 5735 W 73rd St, Indianapolis, IN 46278
March 20 at 8:35am
Mime Artist Reed Steele
Fox Hill Elementary 802 Fox Hill Drive Indianapolis, IN 46228
March 21 at 9:30am
Dance Group Fort Wayne Dance Collective
Eastbrook Elementary 7625 New Augusta Road Indianapolis, IN 46268
About Arts for Learning: As the oldest and largest provider of professional arts education programs in the state, Arts for Learning Indiana works with more than 65 teaching artists and arts organizations to provide performances, workshops and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community centers. Arts for Learning Indiana is part of a national network of 30 affiliates reaching 5 million children in over 6,000 schools and community centers with 85,000 performance demonstrations, workshops, and teacher services.
About the Young Audiences Network: Young Audiences Arts for Learning, founded in 1952, is the nation’s leading source of arts-in-education services. YA’s mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts. This year, our network of 30 affiliates with 5,000 teaching artists reached 5 million children in over 6,000 schools and community centers with 85,000 performance demonstrations, workshops and teacher services.