Taking place smack down in the middle of summer, this outdoor arts festival – one of the largest in the nation — brings the excitement of the arts to life in exhibitions, dance, theatre performances, athletics, music, fashion, kid-fun and food, but don’t expect to attend and observe. Artscape 2011 gets you moving.
This is a family guide to Artscape.
It’s the East Coast’s largest and loudest free arts fest. Since 1982, Artscape has taken up a sizable chunk of the Station North arts district with top acts like Ray Charles, Blues Traveler and features art from across the country. Taking in the fest can be daunting to both outsider and local a like. This guide will help you enjoy the festival and not get too lost in the three-day sea of creativity.
Baltimore’s 30th Artscape festival is this weekend. Organizers say the three-day festival is the nation’s largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000 people and 150 artists, fashion designers, craftspeople and visual art exhibits.
Along with watercolors, musical performances and the possible funnel cake, Artscape attendees will have access to a dozen designers to help them find their fall fashion look.
The biggest free arts festival is right around the corner. From July 15 – 17, Artscape will be celebrating its 30th anniversary and art-loving Baltimorians can enjoy the best in local music, local artists, street performers, art installations, interactive art, food and entertainment.