News from the Visionary!
GRAND PRIX 2012 & AVAM
Fifi says "Start your engines!"
Baltimore Grand Prix - Labor Day Weekend
The American Visionary Art Museum is again thrilled to be so close to the action of the Grand Prix, coming to downtown Baltimore this Labor Day weekend (Aug. 31 thru Sept. 2, 2012). During this exciting weekend, AVAM will be OPEN regular hours, 10am-6pm thru Sunday, closed on Monday Sept. 3, as our current mega-exhibition, ALL THINGS ROUND: Galaxies, Eyeballs, & Karma rounds it's final lap to finish another yearlong show at AVAM! If you're planning to visit the museum, Mr. Rain's Fun House restaurant, or Sideshow: the museum store during Labor Day weekend, please take note of the specific street closures in effect. All details can be found online at http://gptraffic.com, or http://raceonbaltimore.com. According to the Grand Prix's website, Key Highway will remain OPEN throughout the weekend, therefore we recommend using I-95 N/S to Exit 55–Key Hwy to reach the museum. Directions & more information can be found here, or if you have questions please call us at 410-244-1900.
AVAM would like to encourage all visitors to utilize any available alternative methods of transportation for this sure to be exciting & busy weekend. Walk, bike, Water Taxi, Light Rail, Charm City Circulator & jet-packs are all great options. Full details on city transportation services (and possible changes to routes) can be found online at http://gptraffic.com, or http://raceonbaltimore.com. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us at 410-244-1900.
LAST CHANCE to Experience ALL THINGS ROUND!
Don't miss All Things Round at AVAM - Labor Day weekend!
- When: Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31 thru Sept. 2, 2012
- What Time: Museum open 10am – 6pm
- Cost: Regular Admission applies, AVAM Members Free!
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11 months comes 'round so quick! Don't miss your last chance to see AVAM's wholly original mega-exhibition ALL THINGS ROUND: Galaxies, Eyeballs & Karma before it closes on September 2, 2012! Don't miss the magnificent 8ft Paper Plate Mandala by Wendy Brackman, or the beautifully carved Styrofoam Cups by Mark Swidler! And get ready for October 2012 when we unveil our all-new, thematic exhibition–stay tuned to avam.org for all the details!