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About Artscape:

Artscape is a summer tradition like no other, where Baltimore reunites and comes together. Celebrating its 39th year in 2020, Artscape is proud to showcase artists and makers, live concerts, visual arts experiences, performing arts, teen-focused activities and programming, film, experimental music, improv and comedy; an inquisitive literary arts program; and culinary arts with delicious eats.

Every summer, the entire region eagerly awaits Artscape. The festival’s iconic features include 50+ live concerts with national headliners, talented artists and makers, blockbuster performances, scrumptious food, spontaneous street theater, impactful visual installations and more. Artscape’s can’t-miss weekend of cultural enrichment nurtures the mind, body and soul of everyone who attends, and sparks a positive vibe that spreads citywide. This joyful spirit has inspired Artscape’s 2020 theme, Art for a Healthy City – presenting a variety of activations, stages, shows, workshops and hands-on projects, poised at the intersection of health and the arts. Festivalgoers can experience the therapeutic power of dance and movement; express themselves with journaling, poetry and spoken word; explore their untapped creative potential through music, pottery and painting; become inspired and informed with interactive, large-scale exhibits; and taste nutritious and delicious recipes at the brand-new culinary arts stage. Everyone’s invited to Artscape, come dance in the streets to celebrate the arts in Baltimore!

Hours: Friday and Saturday: 11am - 9pm | Sunday: 11am-7pm 

Artscape After Hours: 9pm - 11pm (Friday and Saturday only)

Location: Midtown Baltimore and the Station North Arts & Entertainment District


About Teenscape

This application is for Baltimore City youth makers, speakers, bands, musicians and organizations passionate about the arts who wish to participate in Teenscape.


Application Eligibility
Applicants must be organizations with a youth (teen) centric focus, or teens under the age of 19. Please include a thoughtful and descriptive proposal with details on your activity/programming/craft; connections to Artscape and the spirit of the festival a bonus.

  • This form is the only method of application. Applying does not grant acceptance. 
  • Samples of the bands/musicians music, and content of activity must be submitted. 
  • Incomplete applications will not be reviewed nor considered.
  • Applications will not be accepted nor reviewed after the application deadline (11:59pm Tuesday, March 31, 2020)
  • Stage, sound system and basic backline will be provided.

Questions? Contact Sarah Doccolo (via email or 410-752-8632). 


Information Sessions:

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) invites the public to an information session(s), to learn more about Artscape, and various programs and events BOPA produces. The information sessions will cover a range of topics including but not limited to: performing artists, food and beverage vendors, visual arts projects, exhibitors, etc.

For more information and to RSVP,  contact Ayo Figueroa, Festivals Programming Coordinator (afigueroa@promotionandarts.org or 410-752-8632).


Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 6pm

BIG Theater (Baltimore Improv Group) 

1727 N. Charles Street │Baltimore, MD 21201


Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11am

Central Library - Enoch Pratt Free Library

Wheeler Auditorium, 3rd Floor

400 Cathedral Street | Baltimore, MD 21201


Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 10:30am

Facebook Live

https://www.facebook.com/promoandarts/


* Please note: Parking is NOT provided; please allow ample time and plan your parking in advance.*

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