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Baby Artsplay! (12–24 Months)
Sat, December 17th, 2022 at 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
An event every week that begins at 10:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, December 17th, 2022
Join us for Young Audiences of Louisiana Baby Artsplay! Presented by The Helis Foundation. The free six-part workshop series for children ages 12–24 months and their caregivers—inspired by works on view at NOMA!
In person at the museum, YALA’s workshops provide engaging arts-based activities designed to instruct caregivers on how to use the arts at home to promote early learning. Lessons are conducted by certified Louisiana Wolf Trap Teaching Artists, who have expertly crafted multi-sensory experiences that foster children’s natural curiosity for learning.
Baby Artsplay!: Tiny Exploers
November 5 | 1-2-3, Count with Me (Math Foundation) — Register Now
November 12 | Pass It Along (Social Skills) — Register Now
November 19 | Opposites Attract (Word Relations) — Register Now
December 3 | Fun at the Zoo (Motor Skills) — Register Now
December 10 | Mirror, Mirror (Social Emotional Skills) — Register Now
December 17 | Wild at Art! (Imaginative Play) — Register Now
Each workshop is free with advanced registration. Meet in the indoor pavilion in NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
About Young Audiences of Louisiana
Young Audiences of Louisiana (YALA) is the leading provider of arts education and integration programs in the state of Louisiana. Founded in 1962 to bring chamber musicians into local classrooms, YALA has adapted and evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of youth throughout the state through its mission of “inspiring, empowering, and uniting children and communities through education, arts, and culture.” YALA offers a comprehensive and creative approach to educating young minds. Fortified with years of experience, YALA draws upon New Orleans’s strong arts culture to provide young people with tools to impact their worlds using art. Through school performances, arts-integrated residencies, extended learning programs and community workshops YALA not only impacts the children of New Orleans, but makes intentional contact with the influential adults in their lives.
About Wolf Trap
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. Young Audiences of Louisiana is the Louisiana Affiliate of Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts.
About 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.