Cinco de Mayo and Car Art at Garfield Park Saturday

From the Garfield Park Arts Center –

In celebration of the race season in Indianapolis, the
Garfield Park Arts Center
will present a collection of automobile-inspired art that will feature the work of Ron Burton, Deanna Morae, ‘Creative Native Art Competition’ winner Glen Walker and Scott Robinson. Big Wheels will also feature memorabilia from The Marmon Club, former racers Connie Rhoton and Dick Kinsey, Adesa Auto Auction and Indianapolis Car Exchange.

Enjoy an opening reception for the Big Wheels exhibition on ‘First Friday’, May 4th from 6 to 9 P.M., with a classic car show featuring Marmon vehicles from The Marmon Club as well as local car enthusiasts’ own vehicles. To benefit the Garfield Parks Art Center and “Friends of Garfield Park”, there will be a silent auction of two pieces of Ron Burtons’ silk screen art. This exhibit will be open until June 30, 2007 during regular Arts Center hours.

On Saturday, May 5,Garfield Park Arts Center will partner with the annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with a “Low Rider” Car Show featuring vehicles owned and customized by local car enthusiasts.” Sponsored by the Indy Racing League (IRL), The Marmon Club, Friends of Garfield Park and ALMA.

All events are free and open to the public.

Big Wheels – The Art of the Car Exhibit

Date: Friday, May 4Time: 6 – 9 p.m. (Opening Reception)* Low Rider Car Show* – Saturday, May 5; All day event

Exhibit runs through June 30th, 2007 during regular gallery hours.


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