April 19: 2018 ArtWell Awards
Join ArtWell for an evening of celebration and community as we recognize visionary leaders who transform our world and inspire us all through arts, education, and social action.
The evening will include dynamic youth and artist performances, a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres from 12th Street Catering, and a ceremony celebrating our honorees. All funds raised from the 2018 ArtWell Awards will support ArtWell’s mission to support young people and their communities through multidisciplinary arts expression, education, and creative reflection to celebrate their strengths, thrive while facing complex challenges, and awaken their dreams.
View highlights from the 2015 ArtWell Awards ceremony here.
2018 ARTWELL AWARDS
SAVE THE DATE
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018 AT 5:30 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S. Independence Mall East Philadelphia, PA 19106
COUNCILMEMBER HELEN GYM
VISIONARY LEADER AWARD
Philadelphia’s City Councilmember At-Large serves as chair of the Committee on Children and Youth, and is a longtime community and education leader whose primary concern is ending widespread inequality and poverty in Philadelphia. She has proven herself to be a tireless advocate for education and civil rights in our city. Check out her recent appearance on the Streets Dept. Podcast!
MIKI YOUNG ARTWELL LEADER AWARD
Joe’s sculptures, mosaics, and collages can be seen from El Salvador to Germantown and Vietnam to West Philadelphia. As an artist-in-residence with ArtWell since 2003, he is a constant source of inspiration for our students, most recently at James Rhoads Elementary. The Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust recently installed his “Refugee from El Salvador” sculpture on the corner of Kings Highway and Haddon Avenue, read more about it here.
ARTWELL STUDENT AWARD
Kadidja’s poetry, whether read on paper or performed out loud, stops us in our tracks every time we experience it. A leader among her peers, Kadidja has performed her poetry at local and national events, including the 2017 Brave New Voices national poetry competition, A March for Black Women, Peace Day Philly, and even live on Good Day Philadelphia!
$150 General Admission
$85 Young Professional (under 40 years)
The 2018 ArtWell Awards offers individuals and corporations the opportunity to be part of a unique and creative event. By supporting this event, you invest in our city’s students, and help to provide them with the creative outlets they need to thrive, dream, and lead.
CHANGE MAKER $25,000+
15 tickets, VIP event seating, name or logo recognition in event program, event slideshow, event signage, event invitation, and ArtWell website
COMMUNITY LEADER $15,000+
10 tickets, VIP event seating, name or logo recognition in event program, event slideshow, event signage, event invitation, and ArtWell website
8 tickets, VIP event seating, name or logo recognition in event program, event slideshow, event signage, event invitation, and ArtWell website
6 tickets, reserved event seating, name recognition in event program, slideshow, and event signage
5 tickets, reserved event seating, name recognition in event program and slideshow
4 tickets, general event seating, name recognition in event program and slideshow
3 tickets, general event seating, name recognition in event program
2 tickets, general event seating, name recognition in event program
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