20 Years of Arts on the Block: Downtown Silver Spring Block Party on Jan. 20

Arts on the Block will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with a block party in downtown Silver Spring.

Guests can take part in creating mosaic artwork, printmaking, button making, storytelling masks, face painting, and self-care art activities. There will also be raffles and auctions featuring custom artwork or cash prizes as rewards. Each participant will receive a goodie bag with Arts on the Block merchandise, and there will be snacks and refreshments available.

Event activities tailored to specific age groups include:

YAM (Youth Arts Movement) Art Activity (3+ years old):

  • Mosaic Foam Art Activities
  • Storytelling Mask
  • Emotions Wheel
  • Affirmations Card
  • Coloring Pages

TAP (The Apprentice Program) Art Activity: (14-19 years old):

  • Button Making – Mini Coloring Page for Buttons
  • Coloring Pages

Studio Crew Art Activity: (19+ years old):

  • Mosaic Frame Activity with Polaroid (Tag #AOB on Instagram)
  • Affirmations Card
  • Printmaking

Tickets are priced at $15 per person and can be purchased online until the day of the event. The event is scheduled for Jan. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Arts on the Block, which is on the first floor of the Brigadier General Charles E. McGee Library building, located at 900 Wayne Ave. in downtown Silver Spring.

Arts on the Block Graphic

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