Our Mission

Young Audiences of Northeast Texas uses the arts to enrich lives of children and enhance their education.

We are dedicated to bringing quality arts-in-education experiences to Northeast Texas schools through visual, performing and literary arts programming.  We believe every child in every school should be receiving a well-rounded education which includes the arts.

Northeast Texas Poetry in Schools Contest

Offering literary enrichment to public, private and home-schooled students in grades 1-12. Learn more about how you can be a part of this amazing contest!

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Arts in Education Awards

Honoring the true heroes of the arts in our schools, the arts educators themselves. Nominate an outstanding educator in your community.

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Using the arts to enrich the lives of children and enhance their education.


Young Audiences is grateful to the generous sponsors who make our mission possible. To learn more about how you can sponsor one of our signature events, contact our Communications Director, Susan McKinney @ communications@yanetexas.net, or call 903.561.2787.