Artscape

The area'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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Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibitions

Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibitions

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) is proud to announce the six finalists for the 15th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Five individual artists and one artist group have been selected by 2020 jurors Gary Carrion-Murayari, Nona Faustine, and Diya Vij. The competition will award a $25,000 fellowship over twelve months to the winner, with each of the remaining finalists receiving an M&T Bank Finalist Award of $2,500. Semifinalists will be awarded a $500 honorarium, also partially financed by a gift from M&T Bank this year.

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Artscape 2020 Canceled

Artscape 2020 Canceled

Artscape, Baltimore’s largest and most beloved annual arts festival attracts an average audience of more than 300,000 people to Midtown Baltimore and the Station North Arts & Entertainment District each summer. BOPA looks forward to returning in 2021 stronger and healthier, as part of the City’s recovery, ready to celebrate the landmark 40th anniversary of Artscape.

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Nominated for Best Cultural Festival

Nominated for Best Cultural Festival

Artscape was nominated in the 2020 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers' Choice travel awards! An expert panel selected Artscape as the 9th contender for Best Cultural Festival!

Virtual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

Virtual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize

The 15th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize, an Artscape tradition, will continue this year. The $25,000 finalist award and exhibition will take place on a virtual platform with details announced soon.

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