Artscape

America's largest free arts festival, attracting 350,000+ attendees over three days. Artscape features 150+ fine artists, fashion designers and craftspeople; visual art exhibits on and off-site...read more

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2018 Sondheim Semifinalist Exhibtion Opening Reception

2018 Sondheim Semifinalist Exhibtion Opening Reception

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts in partnership with the Maryland Institute College of Art presents the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Semifinalist Exhibition. The exhibtion begins on Thursday, July 19 with an opening reception from 6pm-9pm at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Avenue.

This exhibition is made possible by the generous support of presenting sponsor M&T Bank and held in conjunction with the 37th annual Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival, taking place July 20-22, 2018.

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Artscape 2018 Concert Lineup

Artscape 2018 Concert Lineup

Friday, July 20 music lineup:

Johns Hopkins University Station North Stage
Baltimore City Public Schools, variety - 12:00PM
Liberata, folk - 3:30PM
Haze Mage, rock - 5:00PM
Dead Atlantic, metal - 6:30PM
To The Moon, drum n’ bass - 8:00PM
Artscape After Hours: Kasper Burnstein, house/Bmore Club/hip hop - 9:00PM
Artscape After Hours: Teddy Douglas, house/dance classics - 10:00PM

Morgan State University Festival Stage
Tayybandz, hip hop - 12:00PM
Ms. Sara, indie pop - 1:30PM
Gregory Goodman, hip hop - 3:00PM
Ursula Ricks, blues - 4:30PM
BeMaeva, world - 6:00PM
The Crawdaddies, New Orleans - 7:30PM

MICA Main Stage
Gamble's Bride, modern rock - 3:30PM
Cardinal Shehan School Choir - 4:30PM
Von Vargas featuring various artists performing “Baltimore Cease Fire” song - 5:30PM
Joi Carter, neo-soul - 6:00PM
TLC, r&b - 7:30PM

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Artscape Youth Day

Artscape Youth Day

We’re not “kidding” around! Artscape’s opening day – Friday, July 20th – is Youth Day! Baltimore youth artists, makers, and performers – come join us this summer, and experience a variety of youth-focused programming, both performance and visual, indoor and outdoors), and support the creative and artistic talents of Baltimore’s youth!

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Garth Fagan Dance

Garth Fagan Dance

Garth Fagan, Tony Award winner for Best Choreography for The Lion King will present his company and contemporary pieces at Dance at The Lyric on Saturday, July 21 from 1pm & 5pm and Sunday, July 22 from 12pm & 5pm.

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2018 Sondheim Artscape Prize Winner

2018 Sondheim Artscape Prize Winner

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is proud to announce that Erick Antonio Benitez is the winner of the 2018 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The five other finalists—Nakeya Brown, Sutton Demlong, Nate Larson, Eunice Park, and Stephen Towns—will receive a $2,500 honorarium established by M&T Bank in partnership with BOPA. Works of art by the winner and finalists are on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art through Sunday, August 5.

Image Credit: Esta Tierra Es Tu Tierra (This Land Is Your Land), Mitro Hood, The Baltimore Museum of Art

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