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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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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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Embodying Values and Finding Sanctuaries in Time

A Message From ArtWell Executive Director Susan Teegen Dear Friends, I’m thrilled to be back after having an opportunity to personally live out the ethos of our ArtWell programs throughout my Sabbatical. Thanks to your dedicated support and that of our Board and staff, our programs never missed a beat—more on this exciting work below. […]

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ArtWell Founder, Executive Director Awarded 2017 Crawford Achievement Prize

Above photo (left to right): Susan Teegen, ArtWell Founder and Executive Director; Pina Templeton, NRF Trustee from PA; and Bob Stuart, President, NRF Board of Trustees. Photo courtesy of the National Recreation Foundation. In recognition of her service to the youth of Philadelphia, the National Recreation Foundation presented its 2017 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize to […]

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ArtWell 5K Team Raises Over $12,000!

Major thanks to our participants – Abby Stamelman Hocky, Adab Ibrahim, Adrienne Chew, Angela Steel, Cathleen Cohen, Claudine Thomas, Danny House, David Brown, Jeanmarie Lee, Jennifer Simpson, Josh Goldstein, Julia Terry, Kathlyn York, Khalil Suaray, Miranda Katz, Normadene Murphy, Patty Smail, Rae Pagliarulo, Susan Teegen, and Winston Wallace – and all of our supporters! Check […]

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Philly School District Announces Efforts to Redesign Arts Education

ArtWell was one of numerous arts organizations to contribute to the mapping of Philadelphia’s arts education ecosystem. The public map is part of the new initiative led by the Philadelphia School District, the Neubauer Family Foundation, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education to help expand arts resources and programs across the city. […]

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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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