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Returning students! Registration for Summer classes closes June 21. REGISTER HERE

New to Marwen and want to register for FREE summer classes? Complete our New Student Interest form. LEARN MORE

Teach at Marwen!

Marwen is seeking exceptional practicing artists to design and teach visual arts courses for 6-12 graders from all across Chicago. We are looking for experienced Teaching Artists (TAs) with active practices aligned with the core values of creative youth development: youth voice, collective action, and social justice. We welcome proposals in all mediums, particularly ceramics, digital media, video, photography, fashion, painting, and comics.
To learn more and to apply: COURSE PROPOSAL FORM
Term proposal deadlines:
Fall Term 2024 applications are now being accepted
Course Proposal Info Sessions [virtual on zoom]:
August 13, 5-7 PM (Spring Term 2025)
The Lab Residency is a year-long (Sept-Dec 2024 & January-May 2025) program that fosters a community of young artists developing independently-driven projects. Lab is open to young artists who are in 10-12th grades during the 2024-2025 school year. The residency is designed to help artists complete independent creative projects within a supportive peer community. Lab meets weekly on Friday evenings from 5-7:30 pm, September - May at Marwen, 833 N Orleans. Lab residents will receive a stipend per term to support their participation in the program.

To apply, complete the LAB APPLICATION FORM by August 9, 2024.
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Spring/Lab Exhibition 2024
Saturday, June 15, 4-7 pm
Marwen, 833 N. Orleans Street
Celebrate new artwork from Marwen’s Spring 2024 classes and Marwen Lab 2023-2024 cohort! Tour studios, make art, and more.