Make Your Own Glass Ornament
Dec
16
10:00 AM10:00

Make Your Own Glass Ornament

'Tis the season! Join us at the YAYA Arts Center for a fun-filled day of creating holiday ornaments conducted by our skilled instructors! 

Advanced registration and the best way to contact is required when signing up. For tickets, please select a date on the top right side of this page.

Note: The class is not four hours long. There are 20 minute time slots available between the hours of 10am-2pm. Please call 504.529.3306 in advance if you have a time-slot preference or for more information.

$40-90 | Ages 12+

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Jazzin' Up Dat Canvas Paint Party
Dec
16
6:00 PM18:00

Jazzin' Up Dat Canvas Paint Party

Join YAYA Alumna, Sharika Mahdi, as she leads participants on a journey through paint and canvas to create paintings that are musical, expressive and fun. Sharika will also provide insight into her painting approach and will allow participants to explore their own creativity.

Everyone is encouraged to bring their own refreshments.

To view samples of Sharika's work, visit artbysharika.com.

$45 | Adults

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Make Your Own Glass Ornament
Dec
9
10:00 AM10:00

Make Your Own Glass Ornament

'Tis the season! Join us at the YAYA Arts Center for a fun-filled day of creating holiday ornaments conducted by our skilled instructors! 

Advanced registration and the best way to contact is required when signing up. For tickets, please select a date on the top right side of this page.

Note: The class is not four hours long. There are 20 minute time slots available between the hours of 10am-2pm. Please call 504.529.3306 in advance if you have a time-slot preference or for more information.

$40-90 | Ages 12+

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Open House & Glass Demo Featuring YAYA Artists!
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Open House & Glass Demo Featuring YAYA Artists!

YAYA regularly hosts open houses and glass making demonstrations at the YAYA Arts Center. Join us for a very special demo featuring our YAYA Artists. Come out and watch as our young artists wield hot glass. We will also have YAYA artwork for sale! Complete your holiday shopping at the YAYA Arts Center. You get to buy local, support young people, and get one-of-a-kind handmade work all in one.

Help support our free, community arts programming by participating in our Goblet Grab! Take home a custom glass or ceramic cup made in house for starting at $25 and enjoy FREE drinks for the night! (Sponsored by NOLA Brewing)

This event is FREE and open to all ages. Must be 21+ to drink.

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Join the YAYA Teen Guild!
Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Join the YAYA Teen Guild!

Calling all artists ages 13-16! YAYA is now accepting applications for its signature program, the YAYA Guild! 

YAYA offers free arts, entrepreneurship, and leadership training to New Orleans youth. Refine your artistic skills and develop new ones in painting, drawing, ceramics, glass arts, and more! Take advantage of opportunities in leadership, travel, and making your voice heard. 

Click here to learn more about the program. 

The application deadline is Friday, December 8th. Spaces are limited. Apply today!

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Make Your Own Glass Ornament
Dec
2
10:00 AM10:00

Make Your Own Glass Ornament

'Tis the season! Join us at the YAYA Arts Center for a fun-filled day of creating holiday ornaments conducted by our skilled instructors! 

Advanced registration and the best way to contact is required when signing up. For tickets, please select a date on the top right side of this page.

Note: The class is not four hours long. There are 20 minute time slots available between the hours of 10am-2pm. Please call 504.529.3306 in advance if you have a time-slot preference or for more information.

$40-90 | Ages 12+

Click here to register.

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Orenda: An Exhibition of YAYA Alumni Artwork
Nov
18
6:00 PM18:00

Orenda: An Exhibition of YAYA Alumni Artwork

We're delighted to present an exhibition of YAYA Alumni Artwork as a satellite of Propsect New Orleans. Please join us for an opening reception on Saturday, November 18 from 6-9pm at the YAYA Arts Center.

The YAYA Arts Center will be open Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm, and
Saturday, 12-4pm from November 16-February 25.

Orenda is made possible through support from the National Performance Network and Ana & Adeline Foundation.

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Just Say YAYA
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Just Say YAYA

Please join us for Just Say YAYA, the annual benefit that supports YAYA’s free arts and entrepreneurship training for local youth. For nearly 30 years, YAYA has provided tuition-free arts enrichment for young people in New Orleans. YAYA trains the next generation of local culture-bearers, while also offering life skills and career development to benefit creative young people on their individual paths to success.

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Family Arts Day
Oct
28
11:00 AM11:00

Family Arts Day

YAYA's Family Arts Day for October is Fall Festival. Saturday, October 28 from 11am-2pm at the YAYA Arts Center. There will be pumpkin crafts, treats, a costume contest, face painting, and more! This event is FREE and open to ALL AGES! The costume contest will begin at 12:30pm and special goody bags will be given out while supplies last. 

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