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National YoungArts Foundation
2100 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

1.800.970.ARTS (2787)
[email protected]rg

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Parking at YoungArts is located beneath the blue & white Tower Building, located on 21st Street, between Biscayne Boulevard and NE 2nd Avenue. Additional street parking is also available in the surrounding area.


YoungArts' offices are open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. EST. You can reach us during these hours at (305) 377-1140 or via fax at (305) 377-1149. You can also reach us on our toll-free number at 1 (800) 970-ARTS (2787).

Our gallery hours are:

Mondays: Closed 
Tuesday – Friday: 10am until 4pm
Weekends: By appointment only

For our lastest exhibitions, please click here



The YoungArts team would love to hear from you!

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For general inquiries, please email [email protected].


Office of the President

  • Carolina García Jayaram / President & CEO
  • Donna Lane Downey / Assistant to President & CEO

Artistic Programming

  • Lisa Leone / Vice President of Artistic Programs
  • Evan Plummer / Senior Director of Education
  • Allison Ball / Director of Education
  • Roberta Behrendt Fliss / Director of Productions
  • Rebekah Lanae Lengel / Director of Artistic Programs
  • Esther Park / Director of Alumni & Public Programs
  • Joseph M. NeSmith / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Ty Taylor / Manager of Operations & Archival Media
  • Claire Traeger / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Neidra Ward / Artistic Programs Manager
  • Jane Thayer / Artistic Programs Production Manager
  • Luisa Munera / Exhibitions Manager
  • Joey Butler / Artistic Programs Coordinator
  • Kelley Kessell / Alumni Community Coordinator


  • Stacey Glassman Mizener / Vice President of Development
  • Dee Dee Sides / Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships & Development New York 
  • Alyssa Krop-Brandfon / Director of Special Projects
  • Jennifer McShane / Director of Events
  • Felicia Marquez / Director of Corporate Relationships
  • Amy Rosenberg / Director of Annual Giving
  • Nicole Mesko / Manager of Database Records and Donor Analysis
  • Melinda Marcuse / Development Associate
  • Lauren Nesslein / Development Events Associate
  • Emma Heald / Foundation & Grant Consultant

External Relations

  • Dejha Carrington /  Vice President of External Relations and Communications
  • Lee Cohen Hare / Creative Director
  • Elsie Morales / Director of Marketing and Digital Communications
  • Katie Breuil / External Relations Manager
  • Heike Dempster / Public Relations Manager
  • Isabela Dos Santos / Social Media & Video Manager
  • Delali Ayivor / External Relations Coordinator


  • Jewel Malone / Chief Operating Officer
  • Mathew Nielson / Senior Director of Operations and Campus Planning
  • Chris Williams / Director of Finance
  • Alejandro Oliva / Finance Clerk
  • Natalie Padró / Operations Associate
Information Technology
  • Claudio Sampaio / IT Manager
  • Michael Rahaman / IT Specialist