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Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race
Volunteer! This means you!

Here's a Sculpture!

The Kinetic Sculpture Race Doesn’t Happen by Itself.

The American Visionary Art Museum works very hard to run this race every year. Kinetinauts put in endless hours creating their massive works of art. Can you spare a few hours?

Could you fill any of these roles?

  • Checkpoint Charlies
  • Number Nerds
  • Medics on Wheels
  • Finish Line Holders
  • Experienced Kayakers
  • Mud Doctors
  • Sand Dwellers
  • Wash World
  • Clean-Up Crews
  • Safety Inspectors
  • Countdown Girls
  • Kops

Of course you can! That’s why you should help put on the race, and get an inside view of the mayhem involved. 

Here’s what You Can Do

  1. Join our Volunteer mailing list to receive email updates and reminders about volunteer meetings and information.
  2. Come to one of the 2018 volunteer meetings:
    • Thursday, April 19 from 6:30 to 8:30pm
    • Saturday, April 28 from 10am to noon

    Meetings are held in the Jim Rouse Visionary Center next door to AVAM, 800 Key Highway in Baltimore, on the third floor. 

    If you have special skills like the following, be sure to tell the coordinator:

Questions? Email Sara Pike!

And no matter the job, no matter the weather, you still have to dress funny. The police will stop you if you don’t look like part of the race.

The Baltimore Kinetic Sculpture Race is sponsored and run by the American Visionary Art Museum. is the volunteer work of Tom Jones.
If you have any suggestions about making this site better, or any questions, you can e-mail Tom at