Arts on the Block

July 27, 2020 | Staff Writer

Studio 501c3: Arts on the Block

Kim Jones hosts Studio 501c3, a show that focuses on the nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County working to build supportive communities every day. This episode features Anne L’Ecuyer, executive director of the nonprofit Arts on the Block, a nonprofit that helps the county’s young artists become the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Watch previous episodes of Studio 501c3.

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July 31, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Arts on the Block Exhibit at Edison Place Gallery on Display Through Aug. 17

Arts on the Block presents PIVOT, an art show at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 Eighth Street, NW, Washington DC. The exhibit is on display from now through Aug. 17.  The gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. A reception is scheduled for Wednesday, August 1 from  6 – […]

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June 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion: The Power of Arts (VIDEO)

Michael Bobbitt hosts the first episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion, which begins with a report on a veteran using art to heal his post-traumatic stress disorder at a Glen Echo gallery. Additional reports include a middle school teacher who was introduced to the power of art with Kensington’s Arts on the Block program, a magician […]

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January 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Partners with Arts on the Block for Bus Stop Project (VIDEO)

There is some new art to enjoy at local bus stops in Montgomery County thanks to a recent partnership project with Arts on the Block. Find out more in this report: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.  

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January 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County: 1. Might want to bundle up, the National Weather Service forecasts scattered snow showers after 2 p.m. today. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is the Spending Affordability Guidelines for FY17. 3. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will […]

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March 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Arts On The Block Gives Teens a Chance to Create Artwork and Build Resumes (VIDEO)

The Kensington Nonprofit Arts On The Block helps more than three hundred teens a year. To be part of it, teens must apply online, show an artwork portfolio, and be interviewed. This organization works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to […]

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 2, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 2, in Montgomery County: 1. Two people were injured on Saturday when a car hit them as they waited for a bus in Kensington. 2. You can catch the latest episode of 21 This Week on Montgomery Channel 21. Watch a preview here. 3. MCM’s Aline Barros gave […]

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February 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Teens in Montgomery County Have a Place to Show Their Passion for Art

Arts On The Block, a nonprofit in Kensington that works with youth and gives them a space to create mosaics, illuminated mosaics and more. Teens spend their Saturdays on projects to be displayed on other nonprofits and residents’ houses. The organization helps more than 300 teens a year. To be part of the projects, each […]

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April 27, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Common Ground Helps Youth ‘Light the Way Home’ (Photos & Video)

A recent art project in Silver Spring brought one local neighborhood out of the dark and into the light. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of how the unveiling of a community art project by Common Ground is helping local youth light the way home. A crowd gathered under a tent outside of the Carroll […]

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