As part of our mission to identify and foster the growth of the next generation of great artists and to contribute to the cultural vitality of the nation, YoungArts is committed to working with educators to encourage their students to participate in the YoungArts programs and to supporting efforts to bring arts awareness into the classroom.

Lessons from YoungArts MasterClass/Study Guide
Pursuing Your Passion: Lessons from YoungArts’ MasterClass Study Guide is designed for use by classroom teachers in humanities, math, science and the arts. The Study Guide was written by Teachers College of Columbia University and provides activities and discussion questions linked to 21Century critical thinking skills with the master class episodes. The DVD and Study Guide is available free to any educator. Additional information, as well as a downloadable version is provided on the YoungArts MasterClass website. READ MORE

Mailing list
Stay connected with YoungArts throughout the year by signing up to our mailing list. Receive posters and application materials each year to give to your students, updates on the YoungArts application information about new programs, and student winners and alumni. 

Student List Service
The YoungArts Student List Service is designed to connect YoungArts applicants with opportunities for scholarships, participation in specialized programs and college admission information. Each year, YoungArts winners receive more than millions of dollars in merit awards to attend a wide range of colleges, universities, art schools and music conservatories. For information about how to receive the yearly list of YoungArts applicants, award winners, and US Presidential Scholars in the Arts, please contact Allison Ball, Director of Education, at

School Visits
If you are interested in having a YoungArts representative visit your classroom or school to learn  more about YoungArts application process, national and regional programs, and alumni opportunities, YoungArts has in-school presenters available in the following regions: New York City metropolitan area, South Florida, and Los Angeles metropolitan area.  Visits outside of these areas may be possible depending on YoungArts alumni availability.  To learn more and request a visit, please contact