America's largest free arts festival -- held July 20-22 at Mount Royal Avenue and Cathedral Street, Charles Street, Bolton Hill, and Station North Arts & Entertainment District -- includes live performances by major national artists, visual art exhibits, performing arts showcases, handmade crafts for sale and much, much more.
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11:32 AM EDT, May 30, 2012
Here are some of the bands performing at Artscape 2012.
7:09 PM EDT, July 22, 2012
Attendance picks up after rainy Saturday; event estimated to have drawn 350,000 total
11:21 AM EDT, July 21, 2012
Throughout his workman-like Artscape set, Brian McKnight was there to prove he was still capable of stealing girlfriends and that his talents extend beyond the R&B ballad.
9:28 PM EDT, July 20, 2012
Turnout noticeably down as Baltimore's free arts festival endures soggy opening
4:49 PM EDT, July 21, 2012
Crowds undeterred by rain
9:25 AM EDT, July 20, 2012
One of Baltimore's best-known artists has launched a campaign asking people to skip Artscape, the city's biggest arts festival.
7:47 AM EDT, July 19, 2012
R&B singer says he won't perform sexually explicit songs during Artscape set.
3:20 PM EDT, July 20, 2012
The Wisconsin-style fried cheese curds are back at Artscape.
2:50 PM EDT, July 18, 2012
Free festival's 'Roadside Attractions' corridor will transform stretch of North Charles Street into all-American scenic byway.
2:59 PM EDT, July 18, 2012
6 more reasons to check out Artscape 2012.
4:31 PM EDT, July 13, 2012
Baltimore artist Robert Marbury specializes in the "ridiculous," including "rogue" taxidermy and presidential facial hair.
12:37 PM EDT, July 15, 2012
Baltimore artist will preside over installation that includes a 7-foot-tall Bigfoot, a pond from which visitors can fish for canned soda and beer.
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12:24 PM EDT, July 20, 2012
Festival prepared for more rain, potential weather issues, organizer says.
7:15 PM EDT, July 15, 2012
Renee Stout's work takes the point of view of character Fatima Mayfield.
8:02 PM EDT, July 14, 2012
Pittsburgh-born artist tries to understand the 'way we relate and respond to each other.'
8:24 PM EDT, May 30, 2012
Rebirth Brass Band also set to play this year's free arts festival.
7:26 AM EDT, June 22, 2012
Artists from the region offer intriguing, challenging works.
9:21 AM EDT, April 20, 2012
$30,000 prize to be awarded to local artist as part of Artscape.
10:09 AM EDT, June 25, 2012
12 bands chosen through 'Sound-Off Live!' competition.
3:14 PM EDT, May 31, 2012
Browse pictures of Artscape logos, from 1982 through 2011.