Our mission is to educate and inspire Chicago youth from under-resourced communities and schools through visual arts. By enrolling in Marwen, your student can get exposure to a high-quality arts education, meet like-minded peers, and receive critical college and career prep to reach their full potential. And it’s all completely free.
Marwen is FREE of charge and welcomes all students who meet all eligibility requirements. You’re eligible if you…
+ Want to attend and are excited to participate
+ Are committed to attending all 8 sessions of the course
+ Cannot afford to pay for art classes
+ Live in the city of Chicago
+ Will be in 6th - 12th grade during the 2020-2021 school year
Hear from a Marwen parent on how our programs, space, and opportunities have made a positive impact on her child...and herself.
Beyond studio courses, we provide resources and programs for everyone, including students who are undocumented, studying art, or pursuing studies and work outside the arts.College and Career