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Gratitude, Change and Some Personal News from Executive Director Cary Clarke

With the enormous challenges that our world, our country and our community have been reckoning with this year, I sincerely wish you safety, health and well-being as this year begins to wind to a close. In this season of gratitude, reflection and change, I am writing to share with you the news of a transition …

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Virtual Arts Education Highlight: Rhiannon Leonard

Last spring, Right Brain teaching artist Rhiannon Leonard was scheduled to bring a printmaking residency to Evergreen Middle School, when Covid-19 swept in and schools closed down across the region. Rather than cancel, Rhiannon and the classroom teachers worked together to adapt the residency for a virtual experience.

Supporting the Black Community, Protesting Police Brutality

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington sent the following message out to our community on June 4, 2020: “We at Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington mourn the brutal and senseless murder of George Floyd by four Minneapolis police officers. We stand in solidarity with the Black community to protest police brutality, institutional …

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Virtual Arts Education Highlight: Caren Graham

This spring, Young Audiences and Right Brain roster teaching artist Caren Graham modified a drama residency she has conducted for years at Glencoe Elementary, adapting it for distance learning while students were unable to gather in the classroom. She had some great insights on this new experience to share with educators and other teaching artists.

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