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2018 applications are now closed. Please check back after December 1, 2018 for 2019 opportunities.

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!?

In The Neighborhood
Artscape is now accepting applications from businesses and organizations in the Bolton Hill, Midtown and Station North Arts and Entertainment district who are offering a unique experience for festival-goers. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2018. Click here to apply.


Applications for emerging musicians/bands interested in performing at one of our 2018 festivals are now closed. If you are an emerging musician/band and are interested in applying to perform at one of our 2019 festivals, please visit here after May 1, 2018 to submit an application. 

The Sound Off Live! application is for emerging musicians/bands interested in performing at one of our three festivals (Light City, Artscape, and Baltimore Book Festival). Sound Off Live! is a special event, which takes place in October, where emerging musicians/bands selected from the application process perform live in front of a panel of judges, to possibly earn a performance spot (concert stage performances) in one of our three festivals for the following year.

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If you do not consider yourself an emerging musician/band and would like to be considered for Artscape, please email


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