Upcoming Events

Thanks to our resilient kids, volunteers, and partner organizations, we are adapting our activities to run remotely. Onward, Ink Wellers!!!

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


UPCOMING EVENTS


Thursday, April 2: Covenant House of California (*remote activity*)

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: Thursday, April 2nd
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.


Saturday, April 11: New Alternatives for Children (*remote activity*)

Sometimes insects get a bad wrap. At this event we’ll be helping the kids draw beautiful butterflies and fascinating bugs!

When: Saturday, April 11th
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 15: 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 15th 
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.


Friday April 17: Gilda’s Club (*remote activity*)

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: Friday, April 17th
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.


Friday, May 1: New Alternatives for Children (*remote activity*)

Our TED Ed Animation guru, Lisa LaBracio, will be hosting a stop motion animation workshop to teach the kids how to make their creations move across handmade scenes.

When: Friday, May 1st
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. 


Thursday May 7: Bellevue Hospital

At this event, we’ll teach the kids how to tell a whole story in three comic panels or less.

When: Thursday, May 7th. 5:30-7:30PM
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, May 20: 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, May 20th, 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.