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Join for a fun, casual ride along the route ahead of the 21st annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Sculpture Race Pre-Ride: Bike to Happy Hour
Thursday, April 25 • 5:30pm-6:15pm FREE • Meet at Race Pace Bicycles, 1414 Key Hwy

Join for a fun, casual ride along part of the route of the 21st annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, ending at happy hour!


Be a part of the 21st annual Kinetic Sculpture Race!
Kinetic Sculpture Race Volunteer Meeting
Sunday, April 28 1pm – 3pm

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting help in the 20th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory.


AVAM's 21st Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
21st Annual Kinetic Sculpture Race
Saturday, May 4 • All Day | Race starts 10am! • FREE • Begins & ends at AVAM (800 Key Hwy, Baltimore)

A race of wacky, imaginative, totally human-powered works of art, designed to travel on land, through mud, and over deep harbor waters.


Weekend Walk-In: Mr. I's Bottlecap Snake
Saturday, May 11 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Artist Mr. Imagination aka Mr. "I" (born Gregory Warmack), was famous for his artwork created out of bottle caps. Come make your own bottle cap piece by stringing recycled materials into a slithery sculpture.


Mosaics with Rick Shelley
Saturday, May 18 • 10am–4pm $110, $85 AVAM Members

A One-Day MOSAIC WORKSHOP with Rick Shelley! Come and learn the ancient art of mosaic. You will get a chance to learn about a variety of techniques and walk away with your own finished piece of art.


Egg film screening with Alysia Reiner at AVAM
"Egg" Film Screening with Post-Film Q&A with Alysia Reiner
Sunday, May 19 • 4pm–6pm FREE

Enjoy a FREE, special screening of "Egg," produced by and starring Alysia Reiner of "Orange is the New Black."


Sip and Shine: An After-Hours Experience with Artist Linda St John
Thursday, May 30 6pm - 9pm

Join us for an after-hours experience with wine, artist talk in the gallery with Linda St John, followed by an art workshop with her!


Weekend Walk-In: Honey I Shrunk My Family Portrait
Saturday, June 1 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Illustrate & shrink your family portrait on Shrinky Dink plastic.


Shiny Happy Things (and Neckties!) with Bob Benson
Saturday, June 8 • 11am–2pm $55, $40 Members

Join the creator of the Blinged-Out Universal Tree of Life (outside of AVAM's Main Entrance) in making your own flashies: dynamic, sparkling decorations made from mirrors and marbles and such, plus a mirror necktie just in time for Father's Day.


Summer Solstice Yoga Celebration
Sunday, June 23 • 8:00am Free • Outside in Jim Rouse Visionary Center Plaza

YogaWorks Baltimore and AVAM present a free outdoor yoga class celebrating the summer solstice.


Flicks from the Hill: Sound of Music Sing-Along
Thursday, July 11 9pm • Free

Federal Hill is alive with the sound of music in this special screening of the movie classic Sound of Music subtitled for an audience sing-along. Costumes encouraged!