USDAC Resource: Honor Native Land Guide

Created in partnership with Native allies and organizations, the Guide offers context about the practice of acknowledgment, gives step-by-step instructions for how to begin wherever you are, and provides tips for moving beyond acknowledgment into action. Learn More/Download Guide ArtWell is a USDAC Affiliate.

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National Arts in Education Week is Sept. 10-16

How has ArtWell impacted you? Share your story with us on social media using @artwellphilly #BecauseOfArtsEd #ArtsEdWeek during National Arts in Education Week. Join thousands of arts organizations and communities across the nation to celebrate National Arts in Education Week, September 10 – 16. Throughout the week community leaders and members will recognize and celebrate the transformative […]

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We can do it better!

College-bound students leaving us inspired with this collective poem from their boot camp at the Advocate Center with ArtWell teaching artists: I can share my own opinion, We can respect each other’s viewpoints even if we don’t agree. I can learn, We can learn at our own pace. I can create change, We can make an impact. I can give back to […]

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Resource Alert: USDAC Guide to Artistic Response

From the USDAC: As natural disasters and social emergencies multiply, the need has grown for ethical, creative, and effective artistic response—arts-based work responding to disaster or other community-wide emergency, much of it created in collaboration with community members directly affected. Art Became The Oxygen was created to engage three categories of readers who share the […]

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Make Art Philly!

On Wednesday, July 26, ArtWell had the delightful experience of being one of 11 Make Art Philly partners providing youth arts activities and demonstrations within City Hall’s courtyard. The free, mini-summer art camp for kids was hosted by The City of Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy (Facebook: @CreativePhiladelphia; Twitter & Instagram: […]

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A Summer of Reflection and Growth

This month marks the beginning of an exciting summer of reflection and growth for both ArtWell and our Founder and Executive Director, Susan Teegen, as she embarks on a three month Sabbatical. This is one of the many ways ArtWell lives out our values and embodies the practices of imagination, exploration, personal reflection and transformation […]

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