America's largest FREE arts Festival is happening this weekend! Yes, it's Artscape time again!
Artscape features 150+ artists, fashion designers and craftspeople; visual art exhibits on and off-site, including exhibitions, outdoor sculpture, art cars, photography and the Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize; incredible live concerts on three outdoor stages; a full schedule of performing arts
including dance, opera, theater, fashion, film, experimental music and performances by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; family events such as hands-on projects, demonstrations, competitions, children's entertainers and multiple street theater locations; and a delicious, international
menu of food and beverages.
The festival welcomes a variety of performing artists including Musiq Soulchild, Gov't Mule, Wale, Maysa,
Rebelution, Jackie Greene and Cold War Kids.
NEW THIS YEAR, the Guest Services Tent is the place to stop for merchandise, advance tickets to free indoor performances, accessibility information and more. The air-conditioned tent is located in front of the Lyric on Mount Royal Avenue.
July 16- 18
Friday: 12-10pm / Saturday: 12-10pm / Sunday: 12-8pm
Mount Royal Avenue & Cathedral Street / Charles Street
Bolton Hill neighborhood & Station North Arts & Entertainment District
A good landmark to help with directions is the Lyric Opera House,
140 West Mt. Royal Avenue, 21201. www.lyricoperahouse.com
Dress appropriately; it could be warm, park legally; there will be street closings and drink responsibly; there will be wine! ...and shopping!
For a list of all of the performances and exhibitors, check out artscape.org