Support Arts Education This Holiday Season

Since 2000, ArtWell programs have helped transform the lives of more than 35,000 young people in the Philadelphia area facing discrimination, poverty, violence, and the everyday challenges of growing up.

SEND A GIFT

Programs

Art of Growing Leaders

The Art of Growing Leaders is an expansion of ArtWell’s long-running rites of passage program, The Art of Growing Up.
More about this program

HeartBeat

Thanks to generous funding from the William Penn Foundation, ArtWell is launching our long anticipated 15 ­week HeartBeat music program!
More about this program

We the Poets

The We the Poets® program, ArtWell's longest running program, builds literacy skills, communication, self expression and fosters a love of a learning through poetry.
More about this program

Professional Development

ArtWell’s professional development workshops introduce educators and youth service providers to our unique approach, which combines creative expression and reflection to provide new tools for engaging young people, as well as a sense or replenishment and joy for the professionals who participate.
More about this program
See all programs

About Artwell

ArtWell was founded in 2000 to respond to the chronic community violence in Philadelphia by introducing a preventive, educational, arts-oriented approach to reach underserved communities and youth facing discrimination, poverty, violence, and the everyday challenges of growing up. Our mission is to support young people and their communities through multidisciplinary arts expression, education, and creative reflection to celebrate their strengths, thrive while facing complex challenges, and awaken their dreams.