2019 Features

The One of a Kind Spring Show has lots in store for you while you shop the show. Whether working with Marwen on your own crafting skills, sampling goodies from the Gourmet Market, checking out one-of-a-kind fashion shows or enjoying live music from outstanding musicians, your shopping experience will be like no other.

Marwen @ One of a Kind

Experience a variety of hands-on artmaking workshops led by Marwen students, families, and teaching artists.

All days + hours of the show
Marwen students and families invite you to make your own DIY buttons at our craft station. Also, express your inner artist and add a design to our Draw Wall. Tag @MarwenArts and share with friends!

Fri—Apr 26, 1-3pm
Block Printing

Studio technician and teaching artist at Marwen Rachelle Hill will lead a block printing workshop. Select your favorite designs and colors, roll on the ink, stamp your paper, then take your print home!

Sat—Apr 27, 1-3pm
Jewelry Making

Chicago artist and teaching artist at Marwen Alexis Ellers will lead a jewelry-making workshop. Design and craft a pair of earrings or a keychain using leather, vinyl, and other fun materials.

Sun—Apr 28, 1-3pm
Jewelry Making

Chicago artist and studio facilitator at Marwen Crystal Bahena will lead a jewelry-making workshop. Design and craft a pair of earrings or a keychain using leather, vinyl, and other fun materials.

One of a Kind Fashion Shows

Experience art on the runway during our live fashion shows featuring chic, artist-designed clothing, jewelry and accessories.

Fri—Apr 26

Sat—Apr 27

Sun—Apr 28

Emerging Market

The Emerging Market will feature spaces dedicated to talented up and coming makers.

Gourmet Market

Indulge your taste buds on edible art! Find a fantastic selection of gourmet artisans selling a range of delicious specialty items including dips, sauces, confections and baked goods in this special section on the show floor.

The Hatchery Pavilion

Located within the Gourmet Market, this area features emerging food entrepreneurs sampling, selling and showing you "how it’s made." The Hatchery Chicago will also be on hand with information for those interested in learning more about starting and growing a food business as well as about how to become involved in this thriving community.

Cafe & Bars

Find a wonderful variety of gourmet foods and drinks throughout the show floor.

Live Music

Relax at the Patio Stage and enjoy music from talented local musicians.

Patrick Jaspar - Guitarist
Fri—Apr 26
11:30am - 2:00pm and 2:30 - 5pm

Perry Cowdery - Guitarist
Sat—Apr 27
10am - 12:30pm and 3:30 - 6pm

Joaquin Garcia - Keyboardist
Sun—Apr 28
10am - 12:30pm and 2 - 4:30pm

Fine Art Gallery

Walk through the show's Fine Art Gallery to enjoy a curated exhibition of fine art and sculpture from the show floor.

Coat and Package Check

Check your coat for a trouble-free shopping experience. Located on the show floor.

  • $3 per coat/item