Oct 25 2015
Art Center College of Design Car Classic – Visions of The Future @artcenteredu




Art Center College of Design Car Classic

Sunday October 25, 2015

Tickets Here

ArtCenter College of Design
1700 Lida Street
Pasadena, California 91103

This year’s Car Classic provides several unique story opportunities, including:

Visualizing the Future: Explore the world of legendary visual futurist and ArtCenter alumnus Syd Mead.
On the Right Track: ArtCenter meets the needs of the automotive industry and offers students the opportunity to specialize in Alternative Transportation and Vehicle Interiors.
What’s Past is Prologue: Find out what inspires future transportation designers and discover the paradigm-shifting innovations these passionate individuals plan to pursue.
A Self-Driving Future: As self-driving vehicles become a reality, we may not even own cars in the future, much less drive them.
Romance Returns to the Sky: The future of light aviation allows consumers to travel when they want and how they want through the design of an autonomous light aircraft and network of air taxis.
The Future has Arrived: Experience a fictional and non-fictional future through the collective imagination of ArtCenter knowledge makers and artists.
Cruising into the Future: Explore a new category of narrow commuting vehicle and the vehicle sharing program of tomorrow providing consumers with more car when they need it, less when they don’t.
The Road to Success: ArtCenter’s Graduate Transportation Systems and Design students and faculty create sustainable solutions and vastly improved consumer experiences to move around our city, region and the world.
Bridging the Gap: Major car collectors support the next generation of transportation designers through philanthropy.


6:30 a.m. Field opens to exhibitors
8 a.m. Field opens to judges
9 a.m. Field opens to sponsors and patrons; judging commences
10 a.m. Field opens to “Sneak Preview” ticket holders. Brunch available for judges, patrons, sponsors and “Sneak Preview” ticket holders
10:45 a.m. Complimentary shuttles from off-site parking begin
11 a.m. Field opens to the public. On campus parking available for “Direct Access” ticket holders.
11:30 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks
11:45 a.m. Jay Leno interview with Ed Welburn, Vice President of Global Design for General Motors
12:15 p.m. Dave Kunz and Ed Justice, Jr. conduct on the field interviews with exhibitors and designers
1 p.m. “Meet the Designers” Panel Discussion with Chris Bangle, Clay Dean and Tisha Johnson
2:15 p.m. “Meet the Designers” Presentation and Book Signing with Syd Mead
3:30 p.m. Awards ceremony with Barry Meguiar
4:30 p.m. Show concludes
All day “Stories Behind the Design”—live interviews from the field with Dave Kunz and Ed Justice Jr.
  • Student artwork for sale in Sinclaire Pavilion. Proceeds go directly to students.
The San Marino League offers tours of ArtCenter’s design studios, 3D rapid prototyping facilities and galleries. (Start times: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.)
ArtCenter Café serving a special menu of barbecue items and refreshments on the patio
ArtCenter merchandise, art supplies, magazine and more available in the Student Store
ArtCenter for Kids fall classes in session (For kids in grades 4-8. Must be registered in advance.)
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