Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay!™ Presented by The Helis Foundation is the perfect opportunity for caregivers to integrate purposeful activities into their child’s playtime that support their cognitive, physical, and social development. Research shows, and parents confirm, that multi-sensory approaches to learning help young children create deeper, more meaningful connections with the world around them. Baby Artsplay!™ will engage children and their caregivers in joyful and easy to replicate multisensory experiences that help children reach developmental milestones, while immersed in New Orleans' art and cultural institutions. Join us throughout the summer and fall at the following locations:
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
The George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center
Longue Vue House & Gardens
Newcomb Art Museum
New Orleans Healing Center
New Orleans Museum of Art
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
Young Audiences of Louisiana
Young Audiences of Louisiana was founded in 1962 with the mission to inspire, empower, and unite children and communities through education, arts, and culture. Over the last 55 years the organization has grown from presenting school performances of chamber music to our current position as the state’s largest provider of arts-integrated and afterschool programs. To learn more about our mission, please visit our website at www.ya4la.org.
Louisiana Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts
Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts is a recognized leader in early childhood arts-integrated learning and instruction. Wolf Trap Institute is scaled nationally, with 17 affiliated organizations and numerous partners in 30 states that deliver arts-integrated education experiences to 60,000 teachers, parents/caregivers, and students annually.
The Helis Foundation
The Helis Foundation is a Louisiana private foundation, established and funded by the William Helis Family. The Art Funds of The Helis Foundation advance access to the arts for the community through contributions that sustain operations for, provide free admission to, acquire works of art, and underwrite major exhibitions and projects of institutions within the Greater New Orleans area.