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.READ MORE: Armstrong County Has 'High' Level Of COVID-19 Transmission; CDC Recommends Indoors Masks
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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.READ MORE: Spirit Airlines' Delays, Cancelations Strand Over 100 Passengers At Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
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.”
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