Category Archives: Press Articles

Press: Long Live the Arts

By U.S. 1 Staff – June 26, 2019 “I can’t imagine living in a world without the arts.” Those are the words of the late Princeton resident Gerda Goldberg Kelly. Although the lover of the arts died in 2017 at the age of 97, she is suddenly very much a presence today with the fresh announcement […]

Press: African-American history taught through music at Haledon Public School

HALEDON — The students made drums out of plastic buckets and marimbas out of cardboard tubes. The school’s gymnasium was made a concert hall, while the seventh-grade class was turned into a spellbound audience. But, the eighth-graders’ most notable feat on Friday morning was turning themselves into entertainers, historians and — in the case of […]

Beatrice Gilmore School Concludes Young Audiences Program With Showcase

By CHRISTA LIMONE, February 10, 2019 at 10:03 PM WOODLAND PARK, NJ – The third and fourth grade classes at Beatrice Gilmore School that have been taking part in the  fall Young Audience Arts for Learning of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania program culminated the activity with a showcase of what they’ve learned. Both Beatrice […]

Pleasantville’s Washington Avenue School Receives Arts Grant

By CLAIRE LOWE Staff Writer, PLEASANTVILLE — Students at the Washington Avenue School are learning about papier-mache through a $4,000 arts grant from Young Audiences Arts for Learning of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania, one of two grants the school received this year. The grant allows the school to introduce students in Tara Bach’s […]

Montgomery High School students create mural with message of unity through diversity

Pamela MacKenzie, Bridgewater Courier News Published 7:00 a.m. ET Nov. 22, 2018 | Updated 9:34 a.m. ET Nov. 22, 2018 MONTGOMERY – The Montgomery High School community was shocked and dismayed in 2012 when it discovered an outside wall, where school buses dropped off and picked up students, had been spray-painted with a racial slur. […]

Princeton and Pennington residents join Young Audience’s board

By: Mercerspace on July 31, 2013 Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania named three new trustees from Princeton, Pennington and Mount Laurel. Luz Cárdenas Virilli, Robert Keck and Sharon White were welcomed to the Board of Trustees during its annual June meeting. Robert Keck, who lives in Pennington, served on the Board of Trustees […]

NJ State Council on the Arts Awards More Than 200 Grants

By Madeline Orton, NJ Today, on July 29 2013 It may be the middle of summer, but it’s an important week for non-profit arts organizations. Leaders from the state’s theaters, dance companies, orchestras, museums and more, gathered in Trenton for the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA) Annual Meeting to await distribution of […]

Young photographers show work at D&R Greenway gallery

By the Trenton Times on July 26, 2013 The D&R Greenway Land Trust is hosting the Young Audiences of New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania’s 2013 Ennis Beley Photography exhibition, “The Cartography of Self,” through Aug, 8 in its Olivia Rainbow Student Gallery. Each year, Trenton-area students create works through this Young Audiences project, the Lawrenceville […]

Arts council grants $1.5 million to Mercer County arts organizations

By Kelly Johnson, The Trenton Times, on July 25, 2013 The State Council on the Arts is awarding almost $1.5 million in grants to art organizations and projects in Mercer County, part of $15.6 million in grants it is giving statewide, according to a press release today. The Council is a division of the Department […]