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Young at Art

A FREE Expo of Creative Learning

Saturday March 9, 2024

10am – 2pm

Penn State Lehigh Valley

2809 Saucon Valley Rd

Center Valley PA 18034

As an expo of creative learning, Young at Art is all about experiencing the arts first hand. Children of all ages can try out instruments, participate in interactive arts activities, and experience performances by their peers in every artistic discipline. 

Parents, you will witness how the arts spark your child’s imagination and have the opportunity to gather valuable information about lessons, classes, summer camps, and other educational offerings by local cultural organizations.

Young at Art is supported in part by Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital, PPL, and the Dexter F. and Dorothy H. Baker Foundation.

Performance & Demonstration Schedule

Main StageDemonstration Zone
10:10 AM
10:15 AMThe Young People's Philharmonic of the Lehigh Valley-
10:40 AM
Appalacian Fiddle & Bluegrass AssociationMuseum of Indian Culture
11:05 AM
The Lovely Little LotusPennsylvania Youth Theatre
11:30 AMArts Academy Charter Middle SchoolAppalachian Fiddle & Bluegrass Association
11:55 AMPennsylvania Youth TheatreLehigh Valley Parkour Academy
12:20 PMCommunity Music SchoolThe Lovely Little Lotus
12:45 PMMosaic Youth ChorusCommunity Music School
1:10 PMAllentown Symphony Orchestra and El Sistema LVCreativity Moves Lehigh Valley

Event Map

Find your favorite exhibitor or explore something new! Download the high resolution map here!

Blind/low vision folks, please contact Jacqueline C. Schwartz (she/her), our Accessibility Program Manager: for directions / guides / layout assistance!

Young at Art Hosts

Aliya Brown

Aliya Brown is ArtsQuest’s Visual Arts Coordinator at The Banana Factory. She is very passionate about the work that she and the VA+ED Team do to support the arts in our community. In addition to her role in ArtsQuest’s Visual Arts Department, Aliya is a comedian, writer, and producer. She performs at various venues around the East Coast, including her favorite local venue, the ArtsQuest ComedyPlatz during Musikfest. 


Michael Judkins

Michael is a seasoned creative professional with more than a decade of experience in the industry. He has held various roles such as an independent Creative Director, Screenwriter/Writer, and Content Creator. In addition, Michael is a strong advocate for Mental Health and believes that art can have a positive impact on people’s lives. Michael holds an Associate of Science degree in Journalism, a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services, and a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. Currently, he is working as a clinical supervisor and master-level therapist, as well as a writer and producer of independent short and feature films. 

Young at Art Benefactors

Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital 


The Dexter F. & Dorothy H. Baker Foundation

Young at Art Donors

The Arts at Lafayette


Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs

Just Born


We are seeking enthusiastic, friendly volunteers to support Young at Art on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Young at Art is an expo of creative learning that connects families with creative organizations in the Lehigh Valley. Register here.

Support Young at Art

Young at Art is made possible by the generous support of Lehigh Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance sponsors, members, and donors.

To inquire about corporate sponsorship opportunities, reach out to

To explore LVACA Membership opportunities for individuals, artists, and organizations, visit our Membership page.

To make a one-time or recurring donation to support LVACA programs like Young at Art, visit our Donations page.

Get Involved

Are you interested in exhibiting or advertising at Young at Art? Contact for more information

Get Involved

Exhibit at Young at Art

The Lehigh Valley Arts & Cultural Alliance welcomes creative arts and culture organizations to promote their camps, classes, and lessons for children and teens at the 2024 Young at Art expo. Since 2016, Young at Art has provided a one-stop shop for Lehigh Valley families to connect with creative experiences.

We anticipate welcoming hundreds of families to the event, giving organizations a chance to generate new leads, increase brand awareness, and build connections with Lehigh Valley children and families. Attendance surpassed 700 individuals at Young at Art 2023!

LVACA Member organizations receive $50 off the cost of registration! Young at Art registration costs $300 for members and $350 for non-members. Not a member yet? Learn more about the benefits of an LVACA Membership for your organization.

Space is limited; register by February 1 to ensure your organization is represented at this highly anticipated event.

Exhibitor Benefits

Young at Art welcomes exhibitors from all areas of arts-based creative learning! We strongly encourage exhibitors to offer hands-on activities so attendees can experience the arts first-hand. Exhibitor benefits include:

  • An 8-foot skirted table and two chairs in one of two large event rooms
    • Visual arts organizations are set up with a mess-proof floor covering beneath the table
    • Musical organizations are located away from the performance stage so musical activities don’t interfere with performances
    • Movement organizations have access to shared open floor space for demonstrations and group activities
  • Opportunity for performing arts groups to do a 20-minute performance on our showcase stage (spaces are limited!)
  • *New this year* Opportunity for movement organizations to offer a demonstration with audience participation such as a sample dance class, yoga session, or martial arts demo (spaces are limited!)
  • All exhibiting organizations receive a complimentary text-only listing in the event program book with an organization description and contact information (for an example, click here to review last year’s program book)
  • Convenient, free parking in an exhibitor-only lot close to the entrance
  • Set-up time beginning at 8am the day of the event
  • Access to a break room with snacks and beverages for exhibitors and volunteers
  • The invaluable opportunity to connect with hundreds of families and dozens of creative learning providers from across the Lehigh Valley!

Exhibitor Testimonials

★  “We loved interacting with all of the families and being able to introduce new people to our organization.”

★  “It was great to see all our other arts friends in-person!”

★  “One of the best parts was collaborating and getting to know other arts organizations in the Lehigh Valley.”

★  “What a great opportunity! And the incredible number of people present speaks to how integral the arts are to our community.”

Support the arts and expand your audience by placing a full-page or half-page ad in our program book, which is distributed to hundreds of families who attend Young at Art. In 2023, we welcomed over 700 individuals. The full-color, high quality program book serves as a valuable resource and directory for families to access information about creative programming in one convenient place. A digital version of the program will be available for all to see on our website, and remaining hard copies are distributed at other Lehigh Valley arts events throughout the year. Click here to review last year’s program book.

Show your support for this incredible event and youth arts education by purchasing an ad today!