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Are you ready to celebrate a day-long arts festival celebrating arts education throughout Maryland? Then head to the Best of Maryland Arts Education Festival this weekend!

The Best of Maryland Arts Education Festival is happening this Friday Apr 20 throughout Baltimore City’s historic Mount Vernon district (1221 N Calvert St Baltimore). The festivities begin at 11 a.m. and all events are free to the public!

The community will explode with creative energy when students, artists, educators, performers, administrators, faculty, and agency professionals gather to celebrate the impact of arts education in Maryland.

First Lady Yumi Hogan, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh and Maryland Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon will kick off the festival at the Washington Monument at 11:30 a.m. For a schedule and more information, you can visit

Student Artists and Maryland Arts Alumni from across the state will exhibit their work throughout the day. Festival attendees can rotate between the five, walkable performance venues for a non-stop schedule of music, dance, theater, creative writing, visual arts, and media arts.

Come celebrate the best Maryland has to offer at this year’s Arts Education Festival!

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.