ArtWell@Work: Activating creativity and imagination with Philadelphia Futures

On Saturday, January 13, ArtWell led two workshops at the Philadelphia Futures’ 2018 Annual Conference. The Conference provided students, collegians, parents/guardians, and volunteers the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of talented individuals and organizations by learning more about the essential aspects of preparing for success in college. This year, the Conference theme was “Build […]

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Picasso Project Grant Awarded to ArtWell, Rhoads Elementary

You make our hearts beat James Rhoades Elementary school! @IBX @artwellphilly Congrats on your #PicassoProject award! @PhillyMayor pic.twitter.com/bdmoQW0LSf — Picasso Project (@PCCYarts) January 10, 2018 Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) recently announced it’s 2018 Picasso Project winners and partners at a City Hall ceremony with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, School District Superintendent Dr. […]

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Haddonfield welcomes sculpture by Joe Brenman

Art is really important for all of us in so many ways. It beautifies things … it’s a part of everything we experience. Joe Brenman Congratulations to our dear friend and long-time ArtWell Artist-in-Residence Joe Brenman! The Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust recently installed his “Refugee from El Salvador” sculpture on the corner of Kings Highway and […]

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Youth leaders set course for action in 2018

Photo above: ArtWell Youth Leadership Council and Norris Square Youth Advisory Kick Off and Orientation Meeting (Part 1). On Wednesday, December 13, youth leaders from ArtWell and the Norris Square Neighborhood Project (myneighborhoodproject.org) met for the conclusion of their two-part kick off and orientation meeting. The newly formed group – consisting of ArtWell’s Youth Leadership […]

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Artist reception kicks off holiday season at ArtWell

 Exhibiting artists include Susan Teegen, Kris Smith, Sarah Chavez, Joe Brenman, Julia Katz Terry, Jessica Eldredge, Briana Clarke, Adab Ibrahim, Cathleen Cohen, Vessna Scheff, Adina Shapiro and Winston Wallace. Works by teaching artists and staff of ArtWell will be on display at Gryphon Cafe at Oxford Mills for the month of December (7th – […]

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ArtWell wins 2018-2019 Barra Award

  PRESS RELEASE ArtWell Wins 2018-2019 Barra Award for Exemplary Nonprofits in the Greater Philadelphia Region December 5, 2017 – Wayne, PA — The Barra Foundation has announced that ArtWell is a recipient of a 2018-2019 Barra Award. ArtWell joins 43 exceptional nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia region that will each receive $50,000 in […]

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Youth Voice at ArtWell

Youth Voice at ArtWell by Program Director Julia Terry At ArtWell we understand that young people do not need adults to give them a voice, they already have strong opinions and important stories to share. It is our role and responsibility as a community to listen, trust, support, inform, strengthen and amplify their voices. Recently, […]

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ArtWell Leaders Convene for Annual Board Retreat

On Sunday, November 12th, ArtWell leaders convened for the annual Board Retreat. We were proud to officially welcome our new members, David Brown, Sara Richmond and Angela Steel, and to spend an afternoon together to focus on building connections to one another and our mission. The board and staff engaged in meaningful activities and generative […]

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