Art on Route 29

“I think we are fortunate to have an arts program that can be tapped into for projects like this.”- Stacy Coletta, Manager of Customer Amenities Unit/Transit Services for Montgomery County Department of Transportation Our Pour Your ART Out (PYAO) program transforms talented teens into Apprentice Artists through six week summer or fourteen week school-year workshops. They are selected through a rigorous …

In Their Own Words

Watch our latest video segment about some of our long time corporate partners and hear for yourself why they help make the work of our apprentices possible!

Barclay in “One House”

Panels Created by Artists and Community Members Pay Tribute to Ancestors’ or Personal Immigration Stories    Exhibition on View:   NOVEMBER 10 –  DECEMBER 15   MEET THE ARTISTS    RECEPTION   SUNDAY,   NOVEMBER 11th |   2:00 – 4:00 PM  |    FREE “My submission to the One House show is both to honor my maternal ancestors who struggled to survive …

Alumni Stories

Even in 2003, when Terique became an AOB art apprentice, he was determined to make the most of this opportunity to develop himself as an artist. He and his colleagues from the first cohort, worked hard to create a range of works in mosaic, canvas, and various digital mediums. That diligence paid off. Today, Terique is a composer for film …

Publications

Brochures Just the facts! Read all about Arts on the Block in our Brochure and Fact Sheet. Don’t forget to share your new knowledge. Arts on the Block Brochure AOB Fact Sheet Newsletters Download our most recent Newsletters February 2011 Newsletter December 2010 Newsletter Annual Report While Arts on the Block has been offering programs since 2003, this is only …

Blogs

(The most prominent content on this page should be pulled from the main AOB blog, which would include informal announcements of AOB news, youth participant blogging (with staff approval), and —each with its own category on the blog. The audiences for the standalone blogs at http://artpreneursworkshop.blogspot.com/ and http://caqt.wordpress.com/ are specific enough to those programs that they might do well to …

Press Releases

Read our Press Releases and Media Advisories Youth Artists Commissioned to Make New Ride On ExtRa Special– September 2017 Rising From the Ashes Through Art– September 2017 AOB Documents “Lives in Progress” in First of its Kind Gallery Exhibition– August 2017 Success in Explore-Create-Connect– June 2017 Celebrating Youth “Lighting the Way Home” Gov. Martin O’Malley Declares Sept. 21 “Arts on the …

AOB in the News

  Arts on the Block Plans Move to Silver Spring Library March 2018 16th Street Post Office To Temporarily Relocate To Silver Spring Library  February 2018 Students work with local group to create mural  April 2014 Arts on the Block: Celebrating youth and lighting their homes  April 30, 2014 Common Ground Helps Youth ‘Light the Way Home’ April 2014 Mural …

Sam Petros

Arts on the Block’s impact to our community is never more clearer than after chatting with recent alumna Sam Petros. Aside from being an artist in her own right, Sam speaks three languages, plays three instruments, loves everything Marvel and has a lifelong goal of bringing joy and wonder to children through video and movies. She joined our Pour Your …