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Arts on the Block Exhibit Opens at Pepco Edison Place Gallery

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 12, 2016) - Pepco is pleased to be hosting Arts on the Block's newest collaborative exhibit with local student artists, "Parts to Whole: the Creative Process." The exhibit runs through August 4, 2016 at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery, located at 702 Eighth St., NW, Washington, DC. 

Artwork from 20 Arts on the Block alumni from 2003 to the present, as well as the work of current apprentice artists in the Pour Your ART Out program is featured.

Pour Your ART Out apprentice artists are recruited through the District of Columbia Summer Youth Employment Program and represent schools and neighborhoods across the entire District of Columbia. Apprentice artists receive professional instruction from teaching artists, visiting artists and design professionals. Teamwork and creating public art to enrich the community is emphasized. 

A reception for the artists is being held, Wednesday, July 13, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery to recognize the artists and their efforts.    

Arts on the Block is a District of Columbia local organization offering students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to learn first-hand about the intersection of art, design and business by engaging in real-world projects. Learn more at http://artsontheblock.com.

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery is Pepco's dedicated nonprofit space and is open with free admission noon to 4 p.m. each Tuesday through Friday.  

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