John Lassetter, chief creative officer at Pixar, likes to think of technology and art as going hand in hand, with “art challenging technology, and technology inspiring art.”

This was just one of the themes explored at the nation’s largest free arts festival, Artscape, which just came to another successful close in Baltimore, Maryland. Featuring more than 150 fine artists, fashion designers, crafts people and visual art exhibits—all viewed by 400,000 attendees over three days—the festival celebrated and promoted artistic innovation while inspiring a community of talented individuals.

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Artscape 2015 begins TOMORROW! Can you believe it? As you’ve been hearing about on this blog and on many local news sources over the past few weeks, this year’s Artscape is bigger and better than ever! There are events going on constantly, in venues all over Baltimore. To help streamline your festival-going experience, I and the entire BOPA team strongly recommends that you download and utilize the Artscape App, powered by Kaiser Permanente and available on Apple and Android mobile devices. Click through for more information about what you can do on the app, and a video explaining it’s use.

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