Parents & Families
Art and Achievement Belong to Everyone
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.
Your family identifies as under-served
Must be within city limits
are eligible at the start of the school year
For up to three hours
Self-select to come to Marwen
Benefits of Art Education
Here art is more than pretty pictures. It’s the freedom to try new things. Learn from passionate teaching artists. And dream big.
At Marwen, your student can develop:
College & Career Support
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