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 …

Product Galleries

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Natalie Ramirez

Natalie’s Story By the time Natalie Ramirez arrived at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, she knew that art would forever be a driving force in her life. Her creative juices sparked by the Chilean immigrant mother who was raising her and the artist next door who nurtured her passion, Natalie excelled in her art classes in school. Encouraged …

Mosaic Birds Flock to Downtown Silver Spring

AOB Press Release CONTACT: Jan Goldstein AOB executive director 240-645-0730 / 301.592.7610 jgoldstein@artsontheblock.com Mosaic Birds Flock to Downtown Silver Spring Artwork created by teen apprentices in Arts on the Blocks summer job training program will be on display at Kefa Cafe’s Space 7:10 through October 1, 2010. WHEATON, Maryland, August 17, 2010 Birds are the theme of an upcoming exhibition …

Financial Information

After six years under the umbrella of another nonprofit, Arts on the Block (legal name, Artpreneurs, Inc.) became an independent 501(c)(3) organization in 2009. Download and verify our tax exempt status. Tax Exempt Status Determination ARTpreneurs IRS Determination Letter                                            …

Athena Corbin: Visual Artist

She’s passionate, she’s creative, and she’s ready to set the world on fire. Meet AOB alumna Athena Corbin, who will be returning this summer to assist in our “Pour Your ART Out-DC“ workshop and share her infectious love of art and passion for bringing out the best in young people with the next generation of AOB apprentices! Following a brief …

Artwork for Sale

In addition to large-scale installations, the talented young artists in the Pour Your ART Out program also create a variety of works for commission or individual sale. Mirrors, vases, plates, boxes, panels, and signs in a variety of sizes, shapes, colors, and materials are produced, each exhibiting the exceptional talents of our apprentices.