Arts on the Block

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Arts on the Block (artsontheblock.com) empowers creative youths to imagine and shape fulfilling futures, join the creative workforce, and contribute to their communities through real-world arts experiences and entrepreneurial training to open pathways to learning, self-discovery and achievement. Youth apprentice artists work with established artists/mentors on commissioned artwork to build enduring change in themselves and their communities.

Headquartered: Silver Spring

Serves: Metro region

What a donation buys:
● $500 provides one youth with a resume and job interview skills training session.
● $1,000 sponsors one apprentice summer studio intensive.
● $5,000 underwrites one professional development series.

Volunteer opportunities:
• One day: Prepare materials and assist the studio crew.
• Ongoing: Industry professionals can be artist advocates and act as guides/mentors.

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