Music Makes “Us” Happy

The Gathering at Williams Street Common #MusicMakesMeHappy #TheGathering #Philly Thanks to Music Makes Me Happy for including ArtWell in The Gathering of creative folks who are passionate about social justice, the arts and our great city! Panel Discussion Topic Inspiring social change and civic engagement through art and music in Philadelphia. Featured Panelists Just Greg – Founder […]

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ArtWell awarded Philadelphia Cultural Fund grant

Photo above: ArtWell Executive Director Susan Teegen (left) and Development Manager Rae Pagliarulo (right) ArtWell joined hundreds of arts and culture nonprofits to receive a generous grant from The Philadelphia Cultural Fund on March 22 at City Hall. In total, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund awarded over $2.7 million in Art and Culture grants to 304 local organizations […]

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The 2017 Poetic Address to the Nation

A collaboratively composed Poetic Address to the Nation was given at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Saturday, March 11, 2017.  Stories from the Poetic Address (download the Poetic Address to the Nation) were collected through Story Circles that took place nationwide from January 27-February 5, 2017. Philadelphia’s Story Circle took place February 4th. The Story Circles and Poetic Address […]

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AGL Published in Journal of Applied Arts & Health

The art of growing leaders: Supporting identity and leadership development through arts-based self-expression Authors: Junkin, Janelle; Kaimal, Girija; Terry, Julia; Smith, Kris Source: Journal of Applied Arts & Health, Volume 7, Number 3, 1 December 2016, pp. 327-345(19) Publisher: Intellect Abstract: This article presents findings from the evaluation of a year-long urban-school arts programme called the […]

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