Upcoming Events

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


UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Wednesday, February 19: Mount Sinai Hospital

Our live drawing show is recorded in the Hospital studio and gets beamed into all the hospital rooms at once via closed-circuit TV.  The kids draw along with us and call or text in to the show, all from the comfort of their beds!

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


Wednesday, March 18: Mount Sinai Hospital

Our live drawing show is recorded in the Hospital studio and gets beamed into all the hospital rooms at once via closed-circuit TV.  The kids draw along with us and call or text in to the show, all from the comfort of their beds!

When: Wednesday, March 18th, 5:30-7PM
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP
IWF Director at Mount Sinai: 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, March 21: Covenant House of California

In order to get your work seen, you need an online portfolio! At this event we’ll be helping the youth at Covenant House prepare their own artwork for upload to a “visual resume.”

When: Saturday, March 21st, 3-4:30PM
Where: 1325 N. Western Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90027-5615
IWF West Coast Director: Joseph Scott

Covenant House California provides homeless kids with a safe environment, education, employment and a chance to become independent, self-sufficient adults.


*Tentative* Wednesday, March 25: New Alternatives for Children

In honor of the first day of spring, we’ll be helping the kids create Butterflies and Bugs!

When: Wednesday, March 25th, 5:30-7PM
Where: New Alternatives for Children
37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10010- MAP

Event Director at New AlternativesLisa LaBracio.
New Alternatives for Children provides health and social services to children with disabilities and chronic illnesses.  It focuses on children in foster care and adoptive homes. 



Wednesday April 1: Gilda’s Club

For this April Fool’s Day, we’re teaching the kids at Gilda’s Club how to tell a story with comic panels. In three panels or less, the kids will either describe an April Fool’s joke they did or will plot out an upcoming one. The third panel can even be a paper flap door that reveals the joke!

When: Wednesday, April 1st. 5:30-7:30PM
Where: Gilda‘s Club, SoHo
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

IWF Director at Gilda‘s Club= Franz Palomares.
Gilda’s Club is open to children who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a parent or loved one who is living with cancer, or are grieving the death of a loved one to cancer.


Thursday April 23: Gilda’s Club

April 23rd is Earth Day so we’ll be helping the kids draw nature and animal scenes and talk about what we can all do to help protect them and their environment.

When: Thursday April 23rd. 5:30-7:30PM
Where: Gilda‘s Club, SoHo
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

IWF Director at Gilda‘s Club= Franz Palomares.
Gilda’s Club is open to children who have been diagnosed with cancer, have a parent or loved one who is living with cancer, or are grieving the death of a loved one to cancer.


Wednesday, April 29: Mount Sinai Hospital

Our live drawing show is recorded in the Hospital studio and gets beamed into all the hospital rooms at once via closed-circuit TV.  The kids draw along with us and call or text in to the show, all from the comfort of their beds!

When: Wednesday, April 29th, 5:30-7PM
Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP
IWF Director at Mount Sinai: 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.



IWF PEN PALS PROGRAM:
This ongoing art-by-mail program is offered to any 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.