Artscape 2017: 10 things not to miss

Artscape 2017: 10 things not to miss

For 36 years, Artscape has been Baltimore’s go-to summer party — an all-for-free celebration of the performing and visual arts, bringing together a vast range of Charm City’s creative minds, from street performers to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

“Artscape is a tradition, but every year, it has something new,” says Bill Gilmore, who is about to oversee his 16th and final Artscape as executive director of its organizing agency, the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts. “People come to Artscape because they connect with people and run into people they see maybe once a year, and it's at Artscape. We're constantly hearing that from people."

Billed as the nation’s...