Young Audiences of Mass. Presents Free Workshop Showcase Oct. 8

October 03, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
October 3, 2015 - On Thursday, October 8, students at the Field School in Weston will be dancing, acting, writing songs, making masks, playing drums, telling stories, drawing, sculpting and designing. Twelve teaching artists from Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) will be leading workshops in these art forms, which are available to schools, libraries and other learning centers throughout the year. PTO arts committee members, teachers, principals and other youth arts coordinators are invited to observe these workshops at this free event, hosted courtesy of the Weston Parent Teacher Organization.

Registration begins at 9:15 AM and workshops end at 12:50 PM. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with teaching artists, network with fellow "arts champions", and YAMA staff and volunteers about how best to select and schedule programs in their communities. Attendees are asked to register at

"This day will be full of imagination, inspiration and discovery," said YAMA Executive Director Julie McConchie. "The magic of arts learning will be conjured and youth arts champions from every corner of Massachusetts are invited to join us and play."

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