Baltimore’s 33rd annual Artscape opens Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 from 11am to 9pm and Sunday, July 20 from 11am to 8pm on Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street. For 2014, Artscape invites festival-goers to “Join the movement!” with an emphasis on dance and all things motion-related including Silent! Disco in Pearlstone Park, Dance! at The Lyric, kinetic contraptions along Mount Royal Avenue, ballroom dancing on Charles Street and the NEW Aerial Arts Arena. The 2014 festival is headlined by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Ozomatli, Galactic and Anthony Hamilton. America’s largest free arts festival features live music of various genres on three outdoor stages, a full schedule of theater, dance and opera performances, in addition to classical, a cappella and experimental music, street theater, fine art and crafts from more than 100 artisans in the Artists’ Market, world famous art cars, the Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Semi-finalists Exhibition, film, children’s activities, exhibitors and an assortment of food and beverages.
Festival-goers are encouraged to download the free Artscape Mobile App on their Apple and Android devices or visit www.artscape.org for the most up-to-date event information. Artscape lovers can also share their excitement at www.facebook.com/Artscape.Baltimore or be a part of the conversation by following @ArtscapeBmore on Twitter and Instagram, as well as using the hashtag #artscape2014.