Youth Day

Youth Day

Location: Varies

We’re not “kidding” around! Artscape’s opening day – Friday, July 20th – is Youth Day! A variety of youth-focused programming – both performance and visual, indoor and outdoors – will be featured by Baltimore youth artists, makers, and performers throughout the day. Come support the creative and artistic talents of Baltimore’s youth!

Artscape Main Stage
4:30pm - Cardinal Shehan School Choir

Dance Camp
1300 Block of Charles Street (Mount Royal Avenue and Preston Street)
11:00am-12:00pm   
Youth Led Classes

Dance workshops including 30 minute rotations of Lindy Hop, Breakdancing, African Drumming, and African Dance

3:00pm-4:00pm    
Youth Led Line Dancing, Past and Present

Learn the history of line dance while learning new line dances of today

5:00pm
Youth Led Baltimore Club Training Camp

Film At Artscape

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Parkway (5 West North Avenue)
3:00pm-5:00pm

Youth Film Showcase in Parkway 1

Johns Hopkins University Station North Stage

12:00pm   
Baltimore City Public Schools

Kidscape: Performances
Pearlstone Park (by Cathedral and Preston streets)


12:00pm - Believe in Music

1:00pm - Hippodrome Foundation presents “Freak Flag” Broadway Shrek Musical

2:00pm - The Y.A.T.T.A.S. (Young Artists Training to Achieve Success) Performing Arts Program, directed by Kenyatta Hardison, the Cardinal Shehan Performing Arts Director.  Youth will teach Inspirational Show Tunes with choreography and singing featuring excerpts from hits like “This Is Me” from the Greatest Show and “Dancing in the Streets” from Motown. Youth attendees will have the opportunity to perform to a track or acappella.

3:00pm - Contemporary Arts Inc. presents the SAX Camp Jazz Ensemble

4:00pm - Media Rhythm Institute presents the Channel Me Media Workshop

Teenscape presented by BOPA’s Youth Arts Council
Pearlstone Park (by Cathedral and Preston streets)

Featuring a special effects makeup tutorial and demonstration with Siobhan Beckett of the Nevermore Haunt and photo booth courtesy of Human Being Productions. Teenscape will also house an interactive chalkboard mural.

Youth Day at The Lyric
Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric (140 W. Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201)

Experience youth performances, a poetry reading and slam, and workshops, all thoughtfully curated by The Lyric and for Baltimore’s youth.
Schedule forthcoming.

Visual Arts Exhibition presented by C.H.A.M.P.S. (Changing Habits And Making Progressive Strides)
Gutman Historic Lobby at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric (140 W. Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201)

A recreational program for the State of Maryland Department of Juvenile Services (DJS), C.H.A.M.P.S. is a rewards based incentives program for youth who are in DJS residential and detention program. Winners from C.H.A.M.P.S. art contest will have their artwork on display for festival-goers to experience. While these youth have no formal artistic training, they are often able to creatively express themselves through various media.

Schedule

Friday, July 20

11:00AM- 1:00PM Arts Every Day: Graffiti Mural Workshop with McKinley Wallace
In Graffiti Alley, the only legal place to tag graffiti and paint on public property freely, Arts Every Day is coordinating two graffiti mural workshops and a dance workshop that will activate this space during Artscape’s Youth Day. The mural workshops will be led by teaching artists to demonstrate how Artscape patrons can paint and/or tag their own symbols in Graffiti Alley.

Arts Every Day is dedicated to strengthening learning by making arts education and cultural experiences an integral part of classroom instruction for all students in Baltimore City Public Schools. Arts Every Day's entire mission and work is dedicated to improving access to the arts for youth in Baltimore City.

11:00AM- 5:00PM Arts Every Day: Youth Artist Market, Graffiti Alley Dance and Mural Workshops The Motor House
120 W North Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201    
Youth Artist Market

Arts Every Day is partnering with several Baltimore groups to bring 10-15 youth artists to display and sell their artwork at the Motor House, an arts and cultural hub in Station North.

12:00PM Opening, Visual Arts Exhibition presented by C.H.A.M.P.S. (Changing Habits and Making Progressive Strides)

Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201

12:00PM- 9:00PM MICA Open Studies: Posters by the People Pearlstone Park (by Cathedral and Preston streets)    
Print your own poster! For Youth Day, MICA Art and Design College Accelerator Program students are collaborating with Globe Collection and Press at MICA to teach festival-goers how to create, print and take home mini posters that express what they love about their community.
12:30PM Amp Camp, a project of Dance & Bmore Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
1:30PM Nu Generation Art Ensemble, a project of WombWork Productions, Inc. Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
1:30PM- 3:30PM Arts Every Day: Dance Workshop in Graffiti Alley with TSU Dance Group
4:00PM- 6:00PM Arts Every Day: Graffiti Mural Workshop with Justin Nethercut
In Graffiti Alley, the only legal place to tag graffiti and paint on public property freely, Arts Every Day is coordinating two graffiti mural workshops and a dance workshop that will activate this space during Artscape’s Youth Day. The mural workshops will be led by teaching artists to demonstrate how Artscape patrons can paint and/or tag their own symbols in Graffiti Alley.

4:30PM New Song Academy Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
5:45PM DewMore Youth Ensemble Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
6:30PM Poetry Open Mic (ages 13 to 21) hosted by DewMore Baltimore Sandra and Malcolm Berman Grand Foyer at the Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mt Royal Ave, Baltimore, MD 21201
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