Lace up your sneakers, it’s almost time to run!

On Sunday, October 29th, ArtWell will join other area nonprofits for the Generosity 5K Multi-Charity Race! Each year, hundreds of people come out to run, walk, jog, or cheer at the finish line - and we want you to be one of them!

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Students: Join ArtWell at the Advocate for free!

Philadelphia students grades 6 to 8 can join ArtWell at the Advocate Center for free this Fall. Explore multiple art forms, including mask-making, poetry, and performance as tools to express your identity and build leadership skills to create positive change through a social action project! ArtWell® programs will take place Monday and Wednesday, 4:30 - 5:30 PM.



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.
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Thanks to generous funding from the William Penn Foundation, ArtWell is launching our long anticipated 15 ­week HeartBeat music program!
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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.
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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.
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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 arts education and creative reflection to discover their strengths, face complex challenges, and awaken their dreams.