The Association of Young Artists was founded in 2017 with the aim of systematically organizing young artists in Montenegro. The first step towards this was the establishment of the Montenegro Youth OrchestraAs the first youth orchestra in Montenegro, after a successful series of performances and production of new pieces of contemporary art music, the Montenegrin Youth Orchestra has become the representative of Montenegro in the ‘’European Orchestra Federation”.
In 2019, AYAM establishes the Festival of Young Artists 19 in which it combines in a contemporary repertoire: theater, music, fine arts, as well as lectures on the subject of arts and culture among young people.
AYAM is specifically interested in alternative theater, contemporary art music and ‘’new art’’.
AYAM has so far been supported by the Ministry of Culture of Montenegro, the University of Montenegro, the Montenegrin Commercial Bank, Montenegrin municipalities and other legal entities.