Upcoming Events

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


Wednesday, September 20th: Mount Sinai Hospital

It’s showtime!  Every month we beam into all the kids’ rooms at once via our live call-in TV show on Mount Sinai’s closed circuit station.  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, September 20th, 5:30-7PM

Where: Mount Sinai Hospital
1184 5th Avenue (between 98th and 100th Streets)
New York, NY 10029- MAP

Guest Host: Dennis Calero

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.

Friday, October 6th: Bellevue Hospital

Activity TBD

When: Friday, October 6th, 6-7:30PM

Where: Bellevue Hospital

462 First Avenue b/w 26th & 28th Streets
New York, NY 10016- MAP
Meet in the main lobby just inside the 1st Avenue entrance.

Event Director: Jane Archer

Bellevue Hospital provides a therapeutic temporary home for children who are dealing with psychiatric challenges.

Friday, October 27th: Gilda’s Club “Noogiefest!”

This is one of our favorite times of the year: we dress up in costume and take over the lower floor of Gilda’s Club in SoHo so that we can face paint, draw caricatures and help the kids make bat puppets.

When: Friday, October 27th. 5:15-7:30PM

Where: Gilda’s Club, SoHo
195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014- MAP

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.


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.