Penn Ave Arts in Motion: Art Car Festival

 Penn Ave Arts in Motion & Pittsburgh Art Car Festival 5 year Anniversary Flier designed by Danielle Robinson

Penn Ave Arts in Motion & Pittsburgh Art Car Festival 5 year Anniversary Flier designed by Danielle Robinson


Penn Ave Arts in Motion (PAAiM) and Pittsburgh Art Car Festival rolled out a day of free community fun, focused on Art and Mobile Masterpieces for the 5th year in a row! Join us for our block party! September 24, 2016 *12PM – 5PM Corner of Winebiddle & Penn Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15224

The day featured music and dance performances, interactive art making, artists & crafters,  games & activities for kids, plus a mobile masterpiece round-up. PAAiM teams up with the Pittsburgh Art Car Festival to showcase creative modes of transportation including decked out whips, frankenrods, muscle, classic cars, tricycles, bicycles, big wheels, art cars, and more.

Check out the great photos by

Shannon Kenyon Photography

from the 2016 Penn Ave Arts in Motion!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Fun!

Music & Dance Performances!

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Art, Crafts, Food, & More 

Click for full list of participants


Free Fun for Kids of All Ages!

LED Light Craft with Assemble

Craft with Carnegie Library of East Liberty

Pittsburgh DanceCenter Aerial Silks

Decorate Free tshirts with Pittsburgh Printing Press

Help Decorate an art car with Pittsburgh Art Car

Free Race Car Game for Prizes

Information & coloring with Red Cross

Free Hot Dogs for kids from Shur Save (while supplies last)

Get Drawn with Sam Thorp Portraits and caricatures

Create your own works of art with Most Wanted Fine Art

Face painting with Suzanne Werder



In addition to many mobile masterpieces from the Pittsburgh Area we will have

That Car from Columbus Ohio



Tiki Car from Toledo Ohio 

tiki car photo from pgh art car 2013



We couldn’t put on this festival if it wasn’t for the help of:

Bloomfield-Garfield Corp, Most Wanted Fine Art, Spak Brothers Pizza, Carl’s TV, Artisan Tattoo & Coffee, Lot 17PPG Paints,  Double Wide Grill, Cioppa’s Racing, Rockbottom Brewery, Howlers, Bloomfield Shur Save, Calientes Pizza, Bantha Tea Bar, K2 Convenience Store, Hyatt House Shannon Kenyon Photo, TechShop, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, Second Shift Crafters, K2 Convenience Store

Photos from Previous Years!



2012 & 2013