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Marwen educates and inspires under-served Chicago youth through the visual arts. To fulfill this mission, Marwen offers programs in visual arts, college readiness, and career exploration, in addition to multiple exhibition and employment opportunities for Chicago artists. We make sure families who are struggling to make ends meet, or have children in under-served schools, can still access rigorous visual arts education. Marwen offers hundreds of programs annually in studio art, comprehensive college preparation, and creative career exploration. All courses are free, exclusively for under-served youth, reaching thousands of young people each year.