Young Audiences is proud to have a diverse network of supporters who help make our work in more than 400 schools and community organizations across Maryland possible. Our partners and supporters join us with different backgrounds, motivations, and stories. We are happy to share some of their experiences and inspirations—those things that drive them to join us in our mission.

Donor Spotlight: PNC Bank

Young Audiences of Maryland (YA) believes that every student – even the smallest ones – should have the opportunity to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts. That is why YA serves as the Maryland affiliate of the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts. Through this 16-session residency program, YA pairs trained teaching artists with classroom teachers to provide young learners with literacy and STEM skills through an arts-based lens.…

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Donor Spotlight: M&T Bank

For 58 years, Young Audiences of Maryland (YA) has been combining arts and education to create inventive and exciting learning experiences for children across the state. We believe that these experiences shouldn’t stop when the school year does, so we created the Summer Arts & Learning Academy – a five-week summer program that provides an opportunity for Baltimore City students who are behind in math or literacy to improve their skills through an arts-integrated curriculum. Through…

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Our work of expanding access to arts learning experiences for all Maryland students would not be possible without the help of many dedicated and passionate volunteers. 


Every gift is critical to creating the future where every student in Maryland has the opportunity to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts.