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


Using your ESSER Funds

Did your school receive Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds? These funds can be used to bring arts learning programs to the young people in your community. We know...


George Russell Jr., & Co. Celebrates 30 Years with YAMA!

With a background in arts education, and a great love of performing, George Russell Jr. came to YAMA in 1992 at the request of the phenomenal jazz vocalist Semenya McCord. Their program 'Journey...


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