2019 ArtWell Festival

Date: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
100 W. Oxford Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
United States

Join host ArtWell for a day of imagining community wellness through creativity​ on Saturday, June 8​. Guests will have the opportunity to learn about the art, vision, and leadership of our city's youth, as well as contribute their own dreams and ideas for fostering community wellness. Featuring interactive art stations, exhibits, food and drink, music, with performances by Anssumane Sillá, Bethlehem the Vocussionist, former Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher, current Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate Wes Matthews, and many more. Local artisans, food trucks, businesses and community partners will also have goods for sale​ and information available​. Music, dance performances, and workshops will occur throughout the afternoon.

The festival will take place at the Oxford Mills complex in the South Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia (bordering Northern Liberties and Fishtown). Oxford Mills features a series of community outdoor spaces including a charming courtyard connected to the historic and pedestrian only Hope Street.

All ages are welcome. Free entry or suggested donation. For tickets​ or​ more info: http://theartwell.org

About ArtWell
​Founded in 2000, ArtWell is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing educational, arts-based programs for underserved communities and youth facing discrimination, poverty, violence, and the everyday challenges of growing up. In partnership with over 400 local schools and community organizations, ArtWell® programs have helped transform the lives of more than 35,000 young people across the Greater Philadelphia region. theartwell.org

Categories
Event Type: 
Arts & Culture
Event Type: 
Community Events
Event Type: 
Educational Events
Event Type: 
Festivals/Parades
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
Education
Topic: 
Community Arts
Topic: 
Dance
Topic: 
Music
Topic: 
Theater/Performance
Topic: 
Visual Arts
Topic: 
Youth
Topic: 
Advocacy/Policy
Topic: 
Cultural Awareness
Global Region: 
American (United States)