May 21: ArtWell Festival at Oxford Mills

ArtWell Festival, an interactive street festival, uniting youth and community through creativity, returns to Oxford Mills this May! When: Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Where: The ArtWell Festival will take place on Hope Street, an historic cobblestone street that runs alongside our offices (between Front and Howard Streets). Our offices can be […]

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May 7: LaughWell with Dr. Katz Live! [+21]

Join us for LaughWell, a night of humor in support of ArtWell with… DR. KATZ LIVE SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017 Featuring Comedian Jonathan Katz & Friends with Performances by Johnny Showcase and Rumi Kitchen Punch Line Philly + General Admission 6:30PM [Must be 21+] “See that’s where you’re wrong, me paying attention is precisely what you don’t […]

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April 1: Going Beyond the Art Room

ART EDUCATION SPRING SYMPOSIUM 2017 Going Beyond the Art Room: Engaging Diverse Learners in Museum & Community Arts Settings Session Partners: Moore College of Art & Design, The Barnes Foundation, The Franklin Institute, ArtWell All tickets include a light breakfast, a full lunch, professional development hours and free access to The Barnes Foundation and Franklin […]

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Feb 4: Philadelphia Story Circle for Women and Girls*

*We use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “girl” and we welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people who identify (currently or historically) as women in some way. Most years, the President delivers a State of the Union Address highlighting the past year and priorities for the coming year. In inauguration years there is no […]

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Dec 5: ArtWell Teaching Artists Skill Build

In the first of our monthly Skill Build workshops presenters Julia Taylor and Beth Jellinek from What Is: Mindfulness will be teaching us about understanding and exercising mindfulness. We will also discuss how we can apply this in the classroom. Please note Skill Build sessions are exclusive to ArtWell Teaching Artists only. ArtWell also offers fee-for-service options […]

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Nov 17: Theater of Witness, Video Presentation and Talk

ArtWell and Zones of Peace Welcome Theater of Witness A Video Presentation and Talk with Artistic Director Teya Sepinuck at Oxford Mills 100 West Oxford Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122 Teya will be offering a Theater of Witness video presentation that will focus on her original theater work with prisoners and their families, refugees and peace builders […]

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Nov 16: Philadelphia Arts Education Fair

ArtWell will be offering arts experiences and instruction to teachers, librarians, program coordinators, and other representatives from organizations that include the arts in their activities and curricula at this November 16 Arts Education Fair. The 2016 Arts Education Fair will connect more than 40 Philadelphia cultural organizations and arts educators to teachers, librarians and program coordinators […]

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Nov 10: Creating Safe Spaces for Art and Healing

Thursday, November 10 @ 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM  |  Friends Center, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia As young people’s lives in the communities we serve become more impacted by trauma around them, teaching artists need to develop specific skills to address their students’ complex needs.  Led by Julia Terry and Kris Smith from the 2015 […]

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October 30 Generosity Philly 5K Run/Walk

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30  •  BIB PICKUP 7:30 AM. START TIME 9:00 AM. Generosity Philadelphia is a multi-charity 5K Run/Walk that will take place on October 30, 2016 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Generosity Philadelphia is the perfect event for walkers, runners and rollers. Generosity Philadelphia features a professional pre-race warm-up & stretch, professional announcer, T-Shirts and […]

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ArtWell Presenting at PAEA Conference October 8

Fostering Social Emotional Learning and Social Justice through Art and Poetry October 8, 2016 | 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM at Moore College of Art ArtWell Program Director Julia Katz Terry and Program Associate Kris Smith will be presenting at the 2016 Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) Conference on Saturday, October 8. Learn about promising practices from […]

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