AVAM Kinetic Sculpture Race

AVAM Kinetic Sculpture Race

Hosted by American Visionary Art Museum

May 5, 2018 – American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)

Hundreds turned out to send off the wonderful, wierd and wacky contestants in the American Visionary Art Museum’s annual Kinetic Sculpture Race.

Folks had a chance to check out all the competing vehicles…

…chat with their creators and crew…

…and take plenty of pics!

Pictured (LtoR) Peter Kjome, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra president/CEO; Douglas Hamilton, retired Hamilton Associates CEO; Peter Bain, AVAM board member; and Millicent Bain, community volunteer

Pictured (LtoR) Bill Gilmore, retired Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts CEO; and Ted Frankel, Sideshow at AVAM owner

Pictured (LtoR) Bruce Beran, “Wheel Estate” steerer; and Tom Weir, bike enthusiast

Rebecca Hoffberger, AVAM founder/director, addresses the crowd before the start of the race

Pictured (LtoR) “Revenge of the Sea” crew members: Muriel Rigiel; and Megan Wimmer

Pictured (LtoR) “Tick Tock the Croc” pit crew members: Heather Haegele; BJ Haegele; and Josh Silva

Pictured (LtoR) Mike Ricigliano, cartoonist; and Terri Ricigliano, Baltimore County Public Schools special education reading specialist

Then, they were off for a race around the harbor, over hills, through a mud pit…ending up testing their seaworthiness in Canton’s waters.

…while back at the AVAM barn, the trophies awaited.