2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Finalists

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and its cultural partners- the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, are proud to recognize 38 exceptional programs across the country for their work in presenting rich arts and humanities learning opportunities to young people.

After School Arts Program for Youth
Arts Corps
Seattle, WA

AileyCamp: New York
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.
New York, NY

Art Mentoring Program
Venice Arts: In Neighborhoods
Venice, CA

AS220
Providence, RI

AWOL Arts and Technology Youth Development Program
A.W.O.L. All Walks of Life, Inc.
Savannah, GA

Blunt Youth Radio Project
USM Student Senate
Portland, ME

Boston Children’s Chorus, Inc.
Boston, MA

Careers in the Arts
Young Audiences of Maryland, Inc.
Baltimore, MD

CENTERSTAGE Education Programs
Center Stage Associates Inc.
Baltimore, MD

Children’s Fine Art Classes
Louisville Visual Art Association
Louisville, KY

Crescendo Music Program
Academy of Community Music, Inc.
Ambler, PA

Diaz Music Institute
Houston, TX

DreamYard Out of School Program
DreamYard Project, Inc.
Bronx, NY

Ethos Music Center
Ethos Inc.
Portland, OR

Greenbrier Learning Center
Arlington, VA

Greater Miami Youth Symphony of Dade County, FL
Miami, FL

More than Music
Girls Incorporated of Omaha
Omaha, NE

Mural Crew, Public Art Projects, Artbotics, ARTicle Fashion, and Performance Programs
The Revolving Museum, Inc.
Lowell, MA

MYSO Progressions
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

Myth and Heroes
Alchemy, Inc.
Copley, OH

Music Haven, Inc.
New Haven, CT

Phoenix Rising Poetry and Spoken Word Program
Art from Ashes, Inc.
Denver, CO

PML Players
Patchogue-Medford Library
Patchogue, NY

Rising Artists Program
The Walden School
San Francisco, CA

Sphinx Preparatory Music Institute
Sphinx Organization, Inc.
Detroit, MI

Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
Saint Paul, MN

Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC)
The ArtsConnection, Inc.
New York, NY

The CityKids Repertory Company
The CityKids Foundation
New York, NY

The Urbano Project
Urban Arts, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA

Tiered Mentoring and Apprenticeship Program
Everett Dance Theatre
Providence, RI

Traditional Folklorico Mexicano Dance Program
El Museo Latino
Omaha, NE

transcenDANCE Teen Performance Troupe
transcneDANCE Youth Arts Project
San Diego, CA

Urban Artisans
VSA arts of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN

W.O. Smith/Nashville Community Music School
Nashville, TN

WPAS Summer Performing Arts Academy
Washington Performing Arts Society
Washington, DC

WriteGirl
Los Angeles, CA

Year-round Youth Arts Mentoring
Caldera
Portland, OR

Youth Media Institute
Amplifyme
Boston, MA