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Artsplosure 2018 Mobile App on smart phone screen

Fidelity Investments sponsoring the Artsplosure mobile app, free to guests with smartphones during The Raleigh Arts Festival.

Artsplosure, the presenter of Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival, today announced that its 2018 mobile app is now in the Apple App and Google Play stores, thanks to a sponsorship by Fidelity Investments. The app, created by Blue Pane Studio, includes many tools and abilities that will ensure that attendee’s have the information needed for the ultimate Artsplosure experience.

The Artsplosure mobile app can be downloaded for free in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store.

Designed to enhance the festivalgoer’s experience and navigate the festival footprint on Fayetteville Street, the Artsplosure app provides what is “on tap” for the festival weekend. From the inclusion of nearly 200 art vendors in the Fayetteville Street Art Market and a full weekend worth of music on the Main Stage to information on Squonk Opera’s Cycle Sonic and Kidsplosure activities, the Artsplosure App puts all of the happenings at your fingertips.

“Staying on top of communication and mobile technologies has been an Artsplosure priority,” said Executive Director Michael Lowder. “We are very thankful that Fidelity Investments, which is a technology leader and innovator, has made this goal possible again this year.”

Artsplosure – The Raleigh Arts Festival spans a full weekend, May 19-20, with the juried Art Market, Squonk Opera performances, Main Stage performances and interactive activities all on Fayetteville Street. Nearly 200 visual artists will display works of metal, painting, jewelry, wood and more! This year’s headlining musical acts include The Wailers, The Last Bandoleros, Ranky Tanky, David Myles, Christie Lenée and other great talent. Kidsplosure will take place on East Martin Street between Wilmington and Fayetteville Streets, on Saturday and Sunday, and feature a plethora of crafts and youth-geared performances. City Plaza will feature Squonk Opera, a spectacle of kinetic movement, music and structural amazement. A complete list of the full line-up of visual artists, special activities and music can be found under Performances & Activities.

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