News from the Visionary!

Kinetic Sculpture Race RESCHEDULED for Sun. June 14!

Our 17th Annual RACE is ON!

  • When: Sunday, June 14, 2015
  • Time: All day, race kicks off at 11am!
  • Cost: FREE!
  • Other Details: Stay tuned

AVAM is thrilled to announce its 17th annual Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 14, starting at 11am. The museum's staff worked closely with city officials to secure a new date for it's annual competition of human-powered works of art, which has always been dedicated to the delight, communal participation, peace and love of our City. This year's race will be sporting an "Out of This World" theme in tribute to The Hubble Space Telescope, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary at AVAM among many other locations. Mega THANKS to our Maryland State Delegates, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her staff, Baltimore City Police, Baltimore Office of Promotions and the Arts, Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks, Kinetic racers, volunteers, sponsors & fans, the generous organizers of Tour dem Parks, AVAM's staff, and all who worked diligently to help us declare: The RACE is ON!

Official Race route, schedule and other details are still pending.

For all official Kinetic Sculpture Race updates, follow:


Calling All Kinetic Volunteers!

Our brave volunteers are proud to be called chicken! Photo by Eric Zhang.


  • When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
  • Time: 6:30–8:30pm
  • Race Day: Sun. June 14, 2015 ALL DAY!

WANTED: The Brave, The Talented, The Mediocre, The Unsuspecting Few... KINETIC VOLUNTEERS to help in the grueling, all day, general insanity of the 17th annual (soon-to-be-legendary) Kinetic Sculpture Race, for nothin' but the glory on SUNDAY, JUNE 14! Enjoy refreshments while you learn more about the history of AVAM's Kinetic Sculpture Race & get the scoop from some veteran volunteers & Kinetinauts on what each volunteer duty entails, then SIGN UP for a team!


WE NEED YOU! Make a donation to help the race today!

Support AVAM's 2015 Kinetic Sculpture Race!

We need your help to make AVAM's 2015 Kinetic Sculpture Race the best yet! Please consider donating towards the Race expenses through our fundraising campaign on the safe and secure Crowdrise website. Your support is fully tax-deductible and will ensure our 17th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race is a huge success! Contact Abby Baer (, 410-244-1900 x247) for more information. Thank you for your support & we'll see you at the race!