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  • POUR YOUR ART OUT - MC | Now accepting applications for the Summer 2016 PYAO program. Apply today! Read More »
  • POUR YOUR ART OUT - MC | Teaching job skills through the arts. Read More »
  • CUSTOM-DESIGNED ARTWORK | Commission a piece by AOB Apprentice Artists. Read More »
  • COMMON GROUND | Empowering self-advocacy and community change through the arts. Read More »
  • EXCEL BEYOND THE BELL | Sparking an interest in the arts. Read More »
  • POUR YOUR ART OUT - DC | Teaching job skills through the arts. Read More »
  • CARROLL AVENUE QUEBEC TERRACE | Building on community pride.Read More »

Enriching Youth & Communities through the Power of Art

Arts on the Block is the only organization in the Washington, DC, area offering youth of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to learn first-hand about the intersection of art, design, and business by engaging in real-world projects.

Today, more than 100 AOB apprentice-created projects — from park benches to large-scale murals — grace public and private spaces throughout the area.

Now, hundreds of youth around the region are learning the value of self-expression, the importance of dedication and collaboration and the benefits accrued to themselves and their communities through an Arts on the Block program.

Pour Your ART Out Workshop » the signature program combining artistic expression, business acumen and transferable life skills.

Excel Beyond the Bell » offering enriching after-school arts programs.

Carroll Avenue Quebec Terrace » visually transforming a neighborhood while raising community pride.

Common Ground » empowering students to develop leadership, teamwork and a sense of self-advocacy.

ONE OF THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA'S BEST COMMUNITY-BASED NONPROFITS

ONE OF THE WASHINGTON, DC AREA’S BEST COMMUNITY-BASED NONPROFITS