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Apply for Marwen Lab!

Fridays, 5 - 7:30 PM

Fall Term 2019: Fridays, 5-7:30 pm, September 20 - December 13


Marwen Lab is a 2-term program that gives you the opportunity to work with an experienced teaching artist and your peers to develop your own art-making techniques and concepts. You will have access to all of Marwen's studios and art-making resources to help you complete projects for your portfolio. Your work will also be featured in a special exhibition! Marwen Lab is open to students who will be in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade in the 2019-2020 school-year. Apply by August 2, 2019. APPLY HERE

Join the 2019-20 Student Advisory Board!


Marwen is YOUR space! Share your knowledge and ideas to support Marwen’s community of students, families, and staff. Join SAB today! Fill out this form by August 2 and tell us how you would like to be involved. We're looking for 12 individuals, who will each receive a $20 stipend per meeting. APPLY HERE

Apply for Painting Life: A Mural Commission Project!
Students will be hired and paid a $250 stipend to design and paint a large-scale mural for the Night Ministry, an organization supporting youth and adults experiencing homelessness. The project meets on Saturdays 10 am - 4 pm during Fall Term 2019 (October 5 - December 14). Open to current Marwen students in grades 9-12. Apply by Friday, August 9. APPLY HERE

Sign up for Service Learning + Volunteer Opportunities!


Marwen's Service Learning Program (SLP) is a new opportunity for current students to support Marwen's mission while having fun, making friends, and gaining experience. Summer 2019 opportunities are listed below.


1. Family Fest Prep Day: Thurs, Aug 8, 3-6 pm | snacks included
2. Family Fest Prep Day of Event: Fri, Aug 9, 2-4 pm | snacks included

3. Family Fest (Shift 1): Fri, Aug 9, 3:30-5:30 pm | food included
4. Family Fest (Shift 2): Fri, Aug 9, 5:30-7:30 pm | food included
5. Fall Term Outreach Mailing: Wed, Aug 21, 11 am-3 pm | lunch included
6. CPS Back to School Bashes: dates and times TBA (Aug 2019)

Need help with registration?
Call Karen Quinteros (312-374-2911) or Barbara Banda (312-374-2971) or email us.
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Exhibition Opening + Open House: Summer Term 2019
Thursday, September 5, 5-7 pm
Marwen, 833 N. Orleans Street
Celebrate new, original student work from Marwen's 2019 Spring Term.