Wacky Wednesday: Artscape

June 29th, 2011 by WLOY Staff

3 days. 350,000 attendees. 30 sponsors. Over 300 volunteers. 12 city blocks. 173 exhibitors. 4,000,000 square feet of exhibit space. $0 admission fee. This is Artscape 2011.

An annual event since 1982, Artscape is America’s largest free arts festival, and it’s happening on July 15 through July 17. Artscape features over 150 artists, fashion designers, and craftspeople as well as outdoor sculptures, photography, incredible live concerts on huge outdoor stages, and appearances by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Full scheduling for the events occurring on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday can be found on the event’s website.

The Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric sits at the center of Artscape at 140 West Mt. Royal Avenue, 21201. However, there will be street closures so make sure you plan ahead on your visit.

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