Operation A.R.T.S presents Artrepreneur, a multi-genre event, featuring a gallery tour of local artists,  an interactive professional development workshop, and networking. The event will showcase the artwork of featured artists: Fran Abrams, Joe Moore, Mariama McCarthy, and Casey Dougherty. Join us in an experience where creativity, creatives, and business connect. We will begin the evening with a story-telling gallery tour where the artists will tell the stories behind their work and their inspirations. After the tour, there will be an interactive professional development session with career artist Fran Abrams. She will be explaining her own unique art technique, followed by a presentation leading our creatives through the dos and don'ts of exhibiting your artwork at various stages in your career. We will then conclude the evening with focused professional networking lead by Natascha Johri Weedon and C4 Explosive Networking Experience. Light refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided.  Sample wines with Maximilian Bachmann the face behind Sonor Wines who uses a special technique that involves the vibrations from music to create a unique flavor of sound & wine! Come get to know local businesses as well as other professionals and grow your network! This will also be our official kick-off event for Global Entrepreneurship Week a free 7-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation and strengthens connections in the community.

This FREE event will be on Thursday, September 26th from 5-8 pm at Launch Workplaces, 9841 Washingtonian Blvd #200, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.


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Operation A.R.T.S

“Alliance for Responsible Trade & Sustainability”

Operation ARTS is an organization that encourages better business practices & economic growth for all. We lay the foundation for profitable collaborative relationships between artists, businesses & the community by streamlining opportunities. We provide professional development services, curated local artwork in workplaces, financial & business literacy training for artists, and coordinate creative impact events that cultivate strong business skills and relationships.


Launch Workplaces:

Finding the right office space is one of the most daunting challenges of a growing business. At Launch Workplaces, you will find an array of services and amenities to help your business realize its growth aspirations, including flexible terms for our dedicated offices, virtual offices, and coworking spaces. From connecting like-minded companies to providing office hours with subject matter experts, to hosting social and networking events, Launch Workplaces prides itself on building and supporting the entrepreneur community that Gets Work Done!




Connect, Collaborate, Contribute, Celebrate! This is a wonderful group of women and men. We are all industries, entrepreneurs, small business owners, stay home moms & dads, change agents, and forward thinkers who share and support one another and/or just meet to get to know other great people.


Sonor Wines

The Sonor Wines method is an innovative technique that offers a sustainable long-term change in the winemaking process. The use of carefully chosen vibrations (sonification) created by musical notes produces a higher quality of wine and also gives the customer the unique ability to connect with musicians and the music itself.


Global Entrepreneurship Network - DMV

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a free 7-day interactive celebration that showcases exciting local innovation and strengthens connections. Designed for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, #GEW2019 educates aspiring & established founders alike on best practices, addresses common struggles and showcases regional access to the dynamic network of resources and investment within the DC-Maryland-Virginia ecosystem.


Global Entrepreneurship Network - DMV is November 18-24, 2019


Artists Helping Artists 

Artists Helping Artists is a grassroots organization connecting with Artists of all genres where they live and create.  We help introduce individuals to the art community who otherwise may have never considered the art world an option. Changing lives one opportunity at a time.


Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Launch workplaces 9841 Washingtonian Blvd #200, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, #200


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#Art Reception, Networking, Professional Development

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