New Chief of People, Equity, and Culture Joins Arts for Learning Maryland

Arts for Learning Maryland, the Baltimore-based nonprofit that transforms student learning in Maryland through arts integration, announced the hiring of DJ Brooks as its new Chief of People, Equity, and Culture — a new position for the 72-year-old organization. As…

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Summer with Arts for Learning Maryland – A Recap

Another A4L amazing summer is in the books… and on easels, and on stage, and in lyrics…! Over the last three months, 2,265 students engaged in Arts for Learning Maryland summer programs. They got creative, explored new art forms, enhanced…

Northeast Baltimore Community Center to Reopen as Arts for Learning at Goodnow

Community hub will offer programs in Arts for Learning’s first community-based location BALTIMORE – For 27 years, the Goodnow Community Center has been the heart of Northeast Baltimore’s Frankford neighborhood, a popular gathering place for community events, youth programs, and…

Arts for Learning Principal Fellowship is Expanding: Applications Now Open

“To commit to imagining is to commit to looking beyond the given, beyond what appears to be unchangeable. It is a way of warding off the apathy and the feelings of futility that are the greatest obstacles to any sort…

Gratitude: Year Six of the Bloomberg Arts Internship in Baltimore

This summer, up to 40 Baltimore City Public Schools students will gain impactful real-world experience with local arts institutions through the Bloomberg Arts Internship Program! We’re thrilled to partner with Bloomberg Philanthropies to manage the 7-week experience. If you are…

Early Learning Week is a Wrap!

Over Early Learning Week’s five days and 20+ hours of residency sessions, we danced, sang, moved, laughed, and learned! In total, more than 3,500 children along with 300 teachers and caregivers from 16 Maryland Counties tuned in to Early Learning…

Blacktastic Breaks Records!

On February 23, students and educators across Baltimore and Maryland turned UP and OUT for our Blacktastic: A Children’s Festival of Black History & Culture! Thanks to all of the love and support from across the state, our second year…

Arts for Learning Maryland Receives $3.9 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

Arts for Learning Maryland Receives $3.9 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

(BALTIMORE, MD) February 09, 2022 – Arts for Learning Maryland (formerly Young Audiences of Maryland) announced that it has been awarded a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to demonstrate arts-integrated school programs that improve academic…

Arts for Learning Maryland Receives $40,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

BALTIMORE— Arts for Learning Maryland (formerly Young Audiences of Maryland) has been approved for a $40,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment from the Arts to support its Principal Fellowship Program, a year-long initiative supporting Baltimore City…

Artists! Join the Summer Artists Corps to Become a Teaching Artist this Summer

Alert! Alert! We’re hiring practicing artists to transform student learning by using their art form in the classroom! Beginning in February, our paid Summer Artists Corps training program will guide artists through workshops, mentorships, shared experiences and personal reflection to…

This News Rocks!

Is there a better feeling than sharing news so exciting you want to shout it from the rooftop? Maybe you heard us all making some noise when the 64th annual GRAMMY award nominations were announced—because our chief program officer, Jessica Smith…

Young Audiences of Maryland Changes Name to Arts for Learning Maryland

New Name Reflects 71 Year Evolution and Impact on Students Young Audiences of Maryland, the Baltimore-based nonprofit transforming student learning through arts integration, has changed its name to Arts for Learning Maryland. The name change reflects Arts for Learning Maryland’s…