Upcoming Events

To RSVP for an event, please email elizabeth@inkwellfoundation.org (members only).


Wednesday, April 19: Mount Sinai Hospital

Our show, taped in the hospital’s own production studio, beams live to all the hospital rooms at once.  Every child is equipped with their own drawing set and can call or text in to us on their phones as we draw together, all from the comfort of their beds!

When: Wednesday, April 19th, 5:30-7PM
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP

Event Director: Elana Amity
Mount Sinai is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the United States and it provides continuous activities and programs for the kids in its child-life program.


Saturday, April 22: St. Mary’s Hospital

It’s Earth Day!  We’ll be helping the kids decorate their rooms with drawings of the many animals with whom they are grateful to share this third rock from the sun.

When: Saturday, April 22nd, 1-2:30PM
Where: 29-01 216th Street
Bayside, NY 11360 – MAP

Travel provided and reimbursed. We’ll meet at Penn Station to take the 12:18PM Port Washington LIRR train to Bayside, arriving at 12:47PM.  Our St. Mary’s IWF Director, Ray Alma, will pick us up there.  LIRR tickets will be reimbursed or purchased for you at the station.  

IWF Director at St. Mary’s= Ray Alma.  
St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children is a non-profit healthcare center for children with special needs and life-limiting conditions.


The NY Foundling: May, 2017

It’s career day! We get to show the brave kids from NY Foundling how they too can become animators, illustrators and cartoonists.  Details coming soon.

The New York Foundling is one of New York City’s oldest and largest child welfare agencies.


We are also able to mail a special drawing to a child who is dealing with a particularly challenging illness and is not physically able to come to our events.  Get more information on our Pen Pals Program here.

*You must be a registered IWF member to attend any event and RSVP is always required.

*Please arrive 5-10 minutes early, late arrivals may not be able to get into some locations.

*Spots are often limited so please RSVP early.