What We Do

Investing in the Power of Young Artists

Marwen exists to inspire young people to nurture their growth and build their futures through art and community.

At Marwen, We Value:

  • Belonging
  • Lived Experience
  • Joy
  • Collaboration
  • Imagination

At Marwen, We Believe:

  • Young people have critical and vital stories to tell
  • Young people have the power to imagine and create our future
  • Art is a tool for connection, healing, growth, and justice
  • Artists drive and create social change
  • Access to art and creativity is an essential human right and need

At Marwen, young artists of all experience levels:

  • Build a supportive and creative community with other young artists
  • Learn about art as a vehicle for social change
  • Collaborate with teaching artists
  • Explore an array of artistic techniques
  • Access materials and art studio spaces
  • Access leadership and employment opportunities