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Spring Term is now in session!! Welcome, young artists from across Chicago -- we're so excited to get to know you and your families.


Interested in learning more about Marwen and signing up for classes? GET STARTED HERE

*Spring Break Workshops*


Don't be bored over break! During CPS Spring Break (March 25-29) Marwen is holding a week of FREE Spring Break workshops. Classes include ceramics, fiber arts, drawing, digital art, photography, and more! We're also screening movies and providing snacks, plus a place to hang out with other Chicago 6-12 graders.

Registration for Spring Break Workshops is SEPARATE from regular Spring Term classes, so whether you're a current Marwen student, or you'd just like the chance to experience what Marwen is all about for the first time, complete this Interest Form and 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]:
May 14, 5-7 PM (Fall Term 2024)
August 13, 5-7 PM (Spring Term 2025)
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Exhibition Celebration & Open House | Spring/Lab 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 register for Marwen's Summer 2024 courses.