Young Audiences celebrates 20 years

Young Audiences celebrates 20 years

By Sidney Levesque: Director of Marketing for the Abilene Cultural Affairs Cou

 

 

 

Young Audiences of Abilene, a program under the guidance of the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, is celebrating its 20th year with a special thank-you luncheon Sept. 9 and with several performances during the Sept. 12 ArtWalk.The program is one of 31 affiliates of the oldest and largest arts-in-education organization in America. Its mission is to provide quality arts programs that help youth become creative and productive individuals. This is done through performance demonstrations by professional artists, workshops and residencies in schools. {{more}}During the 2012-13 school year, 14,475 children experienced a Young Audiences program.