Apply for an Arts Lab Residency Today!

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Schools, teaching artists and arts organizations can apply to receive a 20-day residency from Young Audiences through Arts Lab.

A Young Audiences Arts Lab grant places professional teaching artists in your classroom for a long-term (20-day minimum) residency. Residencies are customized for any grade level or arts discipline (performing, visual, literary, etc.). A 20-day Arts Lab Residency provides 16 days of workshops for students, professional development for your administration and staff, a culminating event to engage the school and its community, and a reflection day for students to reflect on their achievements.

Arts Lab Residencies are a great opportunity to:

  • Access Programming in value of $14,500
  • Impact Curriculum
  • Expand the arts experiences of students and teachers
  • Provide effective professional development in the arts
  • Create long-term impact on your school and community through the arts
  • Incorporate Social Emotional Learning (SEL) into your curriculum


Who can apply:

  • Any New Jersey public, private, charter, or parochial school serving grades Pre-K through 12th grade.
  • A professional Teaching Artist and a New Jersey school partner of their choice.
  • New Jersey arts organization and a New Jersey school partner of their choice.


Deadline for applications is March 22, 2024.

Apply to Arts Lab for Your School!



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