The mission of Young Audiences of Massachusetts (YAMA) is to educate, inspire and empower the youth of Massachusetts through the arts. We believe that the arts are an essential component of both formal education and of youth development, and that all students, regardless of backgrounds, talents and abilities, deserve access to the rich educational opportunities inherent to arts learning.


Photos: 2019 Fall Showcase

  Thank you to Vinson-Owen Elementary for hosting, to our Program Committee and volunteers, to all of our participating artists, and to all of the youth arts coordinators who attended our...

10 Lessons the Arts Teach

Whether you're making your case to a principal, a representative, or to parents at a fundraiser, it helps to have some great talking points at the ready. We love this infographic from the...

October 25 is #ArtsMatterDay

Each year at the end of October, we join our partners at MassCreative in taking to social media to share all the ways that the arts make a difference in our lives. This online day of action...


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