The mission of Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) is to educate, inspire, and empower youth through the arts. We believe that arts are an essential component of both formal education and youth development, and that all students, regardless of backgrounds, talents, and abilities, deserve access to the rich educational opportunities inherent to arts learning. 

Many YAMA artists offer outdoor performances

VIRTUAL ARTS LEARNING: Many YAMA artists have adapted their programs for remote learning online! To view them, use the "Remote" filter on the "Browse All Artists" page or click the icon below.
Remote Arts Learning


Odaiko New England Celebrates 23 years with Young Audiences Arts for Learning!

Young Audiences Arts for Learning of Massachusetts is excited to reflect on 23 wonderful years with Odaiko New England and their dynamic program Taiko Thunder on the YAMA roster. ...

Jan Turnquist Celebrates 28 years with Young Audiences!

Young Audiences of Massachusetts is over the moon, as this month we get to celebrate theater artist Jan Turnquist ! When she isn't busy bringing visitors into the past as the Director of Orchard...

Made in the Shade Celebrates 28 years with Young Audiences!

YAMA is excited to celebrate 28 wonderful years with Made in the Shade on our roster! The ensemble was formed in 1990 when a group of music school graduates decided to play on the Boston...


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