PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival is underway in downtown Pittsburgh.

It’s ten days of arts, crafts and live performances throughout Point State Park and the Cultural District.

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There are two interactive art installations in place this year. One is inspired by Mary Poppins.

The Umbrella Sky Project, by a Portuguese artist, is new this year. Rows and rows of umbrella hang over a portion of the sidewalk near Gateway Center.

The piece in Point State Park is called “Tidal.” It was created by an artist from India.

“When you enter, there will be a canopy of clouds that are fiber glass and metal, which is handmade, and in the clouds are LED lights,” festival manager Sarah Aziz said.

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And if you came to spend money…

“We have 300-plus artists that are selling everything from jewelry to paintings to photography,” Aziz said. “We have 12 categories of artists.”



While the Arts Fest got off to a beautiful start, there is rain in the forecast for Sunday, Monday and a little Tuesday.

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