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Human Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity!

Closing August 31, 2014

It's your last chance to experience AVAM's 19th original show, hailed by Art & Antiques Magazine as "one of the most thought-provoking museum exhibitions mounted recently." This stirring exhibit harnesses the enchanting visual delights of remarkable visionaries and cutting-edge futurists, including Kenny Irwin Jr., Rigo 23, Lindsey Bessanson, Fred Carter, Allen Christian, Alex Grey, Ray Kurzweil, O.L. Samuels, and many more. It's a hot-wired blend of art, science, humor, caution and hope!

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Whirligig

Simpson's Giant Whirligig, Photo by Jack Hoffberger

Giant WhirliGig by Vollis Simpson

Baltimore's most beloved outdoor sculptural landmark. Fifty-five feet tall, this brilliant, multicolored wind-powered sculpture was created in salute to Federal Hill and Life, Liberty & The Pursuit of Happiness by 76 year-old mechanic/farmer and visionary artist Vollis Simpson. FREE to visit anytime. Located in our Central plaza.