Va Va Vroom! The Art of the Vehicle

Carriage Barn Arts Center

Entry Deadline: Mar. 12

Waveny Park, 681 South Ave
New Canaan, CT 06840

Call for Entries

Va Va Vroom! The Art of the Vehicle
Sunday, April 19 – Sunday, June 14, 2015

Entry Deadline: Thursday, March 12, 2015

Artwork in all media will be considered. Artists should make note of exact materials and any distinctive presentation of the artwork if applicable.

This art show celebrates the history of the 19th century Carriage Barn in Waveny Park, New Canaan. The Carriage Barn, which was restored by the Lapham family in 1913, originally housed horses, carriages, and cars. Jack Lapham, who was fond of flying, introduced airplanes to his parents’ Waveny estate. This rich history of vehicles at Waveny will be presented in a curated section of the exhibition.

Works in all media will focus on the various modes of transportation, from the past to the present. The design of cars and motorcycles is an art form in itself and its aesthetic qualities have inspired artists for generations. Approximately 90 works by contemporary artists will be displayed with three vintage motorcycles from a private collection and vintage racing posters.

Marianne Brunson Frisch, an art and automobile curatorial and public relations professional, principal at Marianne B. Frisch Communications.

The entry prospectus with specific information is available at the Gallery’s website For further questions, please call the Gallery at 203.972.1895.

The mission of the New Canaan Society for the Arts, Inc. is to promote the visual and performing arts, to enrich the community through exhibitions, education, and cultural experiences, and to operate the Carriage Barn Arts Center. Exhibitions, lectures, educational workshops, concerts and other events are held in this adaptively reused historical building on the grounds of a former estate, now Waveny Park.

Gallery hours are Wednesday – Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm, Sunday 1 – 5 pm. The Carriage Barn Arts Center is located in Waveny Park, off South Avenue (Rte. 124), 1/4 mile north of Merritt Parkway Exit 37. Tel: 203.972.1895 or

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