StewARTworks Virtual Gallery Event

September 24, 20207:00 – 8:00 PMLive from the Leavitt Living Room! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s gallery event was shown live on the Foundation’s Facebook page. With the main gallery wall in the living room of the Leavitt home as a back drop, a lively discussion of the vital importance of family caregivers…
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Lunch and Learn

September 6, 2019 MATTER Chicago Chicago, IL The StewARTworks Foundation brought lunch to members of the healthcare incubator, MATTER, at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. Discussions about the Foundation’s mission, how technology can help provide education and support for caregivers, palliative care, and Stewart’s artwork (of course) were on the menu.
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Midwest Lung Cancer Summit

November 2, 2019 Bloomington, MN The Foundation was proud to be one of the sponsors of the 2nd Midwest Lung Cancer Summit presented by A Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Foundation. This one day event offered classes, meals, massages and networking opportunities for survivors, people living with lung cancer and family caregivers to help improve…
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StewARTworks Foundation Fund and Friendraiser

Thursday, September 26, 2019 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM Space 1858 Chicago, IL Space 1858, in Chicago, was the site of the second annual StewARTworks Foundation’s Fund and Friendraiser. This gallery event presented a new selection of Stewart Leavitt’s original artwork, along with a special exhibit entitled “Past and Process” that showed some of Stewart’s…
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Panel Discussion: The Role of Opioids and Medical Cannabis for Pain Management (for caregivers and the general public)

Friday, May 17, 2019 4:00PM – 5:30PM Women’s Exchange Winnetka, IL A panel, consisting of experts from the specialty pharmacy, medical cannabis and palliative care fields, moderated by the StewARTworks Foundation, discussed pain management in palliative care and answered attendees questions at the Women’s Exchange. This frank conversation “demythtified” some of the common misunderstandings regarding…
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Panel Discussion: The Role of Opioids and Medical Cannabis for Managing Pain in Palliative Care (for caregivers and the general public)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 6 :30PM – 9:00PM Park Center Glenview, IL The StewARTworks Foundation presented its third in a series of free educational classes and panel discussions that provide information to caregivers and their families, along with the general public. Specialty pharmacists from C&M Community Pharmacy in Glenview and a representative from Dispensary 33…
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StewARTworks Foundation Fund & Friendraiser

Thursday, September 27, 2018 5:00PM – 8:00PM Weinberg/Newton Gallery Chicago, IL The first StewARTworks Foundation Fund and Friendraiser debuted at the Weinberg/Newton Gallery in River North. We are grateful to Executive Director, David Weinberg, and his fabulous staff for allowing us to host our first ever gallery event in their beautiful space. The primary focus…
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Roll-out Celebration for StewARTworks Foundation

Sunday, June 11, 2017 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Terra & Vine Evanston, IL Family and friends gathered in Evanston to celebrate the introduction of the StewARTworks Foundation. Established in memory of Stewart B. Leavitt, the Foundation’s mission is to provide family caregivers of palliative care patients being treated for pain, with the support, information,…
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Keeping Caregivers Safe at Home (class for caregivers and the general public)

Thursday, October 4, 2018  12:30PM – 3:30PM Park Center Glenview, IL The second in the series of free classes, sponsored by the StewARTworks Foundation, focused on providing caregivers with information about home safety, body mechanics and keeping themselves healthy while caring for their loved ones and families. The discussion and demonstrations were led by an…
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First Aid Class for Caregivers

Thursday, September 20, 2018 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Park Center Glenview, IL This is the first in a series of free classes sponsored by the StewARTworks Foundation providing useful information to caregivers and their families on a variety of topics. In partnership with the Glenview Fire Department, this class provided instruction on non-certified CPR,…
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