Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 9:00pm
Mount Royal Avenue | North Charles Street

Artscape, America's largest, free arts festival features continuous musical performances by local, regional and national talent on multiple outdoor stages, indoor and outdoor visual arts exhibitions, theater, opera, dance, street theater and special activities geared towards children. Artscape takes place Friday, July 21 through Sunday, July 23, 2017 along Mount Royal Avenue and North Charles Street. Artscape is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts on behalf of the Baltimore Festival of the Arts, Inc.

85 days until the event

Applications are open for Artscape 2017! Check the Artscape website for a list of open applications. 

Have questions about applying to Artscape? Attend an Artscape Information Session:

Artscape Information Sessions

Thank you to all the artists, vendors, organizations and more who attended one if not more of our Artscape Information Sessions.

We appreciate your time and thoughtfully prepared questions. The Q&As from each session are posted below.

Click HERE for the Q&A from the December 15th Artscape Information Session at Motor House

Click HERE for the Q&A from the January 12th Artscape Information Session at Impact Hub

Click HERE for the Q&A from the February 1st Artscape Information Session at Creative Alliance at The Patterson

Our Information Sessions are designed to give anyone interested in submitting a proposal or application for Artscape an opportunity to ask questions about the process, hear more about requirements for submitting a proposal, learn more about the festival’s theme, meet up with potential collaborators and hear about locations in the festival footprint that may offer inspiration for a proposal. 

More Information

Visit for program descriptions, news and more. 


There are many opportunities to sponsor Artscape.

Request for Qualifications

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is no longer seeking quotes from equipment vendors for the 2017 festival season. Check back for the 2018 festival season. Please direct any questions to Tess Cooper at


  • So much food, so much culture, so much fun! Make sure you check out Station North during Artscape---that's where all of the best vintage clothing vendors...

    By Katy L. on 01/24/2017

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