2014 Art Cart Derby will be Sat, Sept 20, 1-6pm--rain or shine!
- NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION is available here.
- Find up to date information on our Facebook page. This year we are also adding a procession of Art Carts before the race, so you can go all out with your team costumes and WOW those judges!
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Highlandtown's 2013 annual All Ages Art CartDerby & Art by The Pint is an all ages gravity-powered art cart race and bilingual community arts street festival! Enter your art cart by downloading this Registration Form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also drop it off at Creative Alliance front desk until Fri, Sep 20 (extended deadline).
What's an art cart? An art cart is a homemade cart powered by gravity (no motors or pedals) and designed as a sculpture. Art carts are made using wood, wheels, wire, papier mache, cardboard and your imagination! Previous art carts include a dinosaur, train garden, marble steps, battleship and rocket ship! See "images" tab for awesome pictures of the festival!
2pm- Derby Line-Up & Swingin' Swamis open!
3pm- Art Carts race w/ youth performers from Kurdistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Guinea! Mexican re-enactment of Carnival of Huejotzingo!
5pm- Awards Ceremony & Frum the Hills!
See 2012 video below!
Organized and planned by an intergenerational team, the Art Cart Derby is created, designed and executed collaboratively by Highlandtown residents, Creative Alliance, Southeast CDC, Loading Dock, The Laughing Pint, Martin Pollock Project, and Banner Neighborhoodss! To learn more about this neighborhood collaboration, visit Communities for All Ages at www.cfaabaltimore.org. Special thanks to Baltimore Community Foundation, MECU and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Patterson Park Neighborhood Association, Highlandtown Community Association and Annabel Lee Tavern!
The Swingin' Swamis open at 2pm (video below):
Frum the Hills at 5pm (video below):