Monday, January 18th - nominations for the 2016 Carmel Artomobilia


Registration Open

Formal registration for the 2016 Carmel Artomobilia will begin on January 18, 2016.  Interested parties can register online, by fax, or by USPS as exhibitors in a Judged Class or Car Corral, or as an Event Volunteer online.  Please register early, due to the popularity of the event we've closed registration earlier each year.  Early registrants will be given preference. 

Wednesday, august 10th


Registration Closed

Registration for the 2016 Carmel Artomobilia will promptly closed on Monday, August 1, 2016.  Due to the quantity of participants, review process and a desire to provide high-levels of communication, we will not take any late registrations.  Please make sure you are registered by August 1st, if you would like your entry to be considered for participation.

Wednesday, August 24th - express Check-in


exhibitor express Check-in
Renaissance hotel

Returning exhibitors of the Artomobilia are invited to pick-up their exhibitor packets from the Organizing Committee from from 6:00pm to 8:00pm on Wednesday, August 24th at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Carmel, located at 11925 North Meridian St, Carmel, IN 46032.



Marshaling Yard Open for Exhibitors in Classes and Corrals
carmel elementary school

All exhibitors in judged classes and car corrals need to proceed to the Artomobilia Marshaling Yard to receive event specific materials and guidance to their defined class or corral in the Carmel Arts & Design District.  The Marshaling Yard is located in the Carmel Elementary parking lot at: 101 4th Avenue Southeast, Carmel, IN 46032.  The Marshaling Yard will open at 8:00am and close promptly at 10:30am.  Google Map › 


class & corral Exhibitor Breakfast

All exhibitors in Judged Classes and Enthusiast Corrals are invited to stop-by the Exhibitor Breakfast Area for a complimentary coffee and donuts.  The breakfast will open at 8:30am and conclude promptly at 10:00am.


Judges Meeting
Indiana Design Center, 2nd Floor

Specialty Judges and Honorary Judges will meet to review final roles, responsibilities, and rules... and enjoy a light brunch.  During this time, each judge will receive their team assignments and final instructions on the judging process.


Judging Begins
Main Street

Automotive specialists will team with business leaders and civic leaders to review and evaluate entrants in classes in a "concours style" judging criteria that balances originality and accuracy with beauty and design to determine best in class as well as best in show winners.  All judging is final, and entrants will be notified when their class will be judged. Judging will conclude promptly at 1:30pm.


Live Photo Shoot featuring ross tyler

Join Anthony Ross Tyler has he photographs select cars throughout the day at the Indiana Design Center porte-cochère on Range Line Road. 


Live Music Performances
west main street, east main street

Join us at the stages on the "West End" of Main Street and "East End" of Main Street where we will feature an impressive array of musical talent.  West and East staging will host performance between 12:00pm and 3:00pm. 


hoosier Salon gallery

Join internationally recognized automotive artist, Bill Patterson, as he captures the art and design of the automobile in the heart of the Carmel Arts & Design District. 


EN Plein Air Painting
Rangeline road and main street

Regional and Local Artists will be positioned in various locations throughout the Carmel Arts & Design District painting cars. Ask them about their craft.


Motorcycle Exhibit
indiana design center, grand hall

Enjoy a collection of stunning vintage and modern Italian motorcycles in and around the Indiana Design Center.  


Main Stage Music Performance
Indiana Design Center

Join at our musical guess at the "Main Stage" to enjoy entertainment throughout the afternoon as well as highlight the awards ceremony.



class winners relocated to main stage area

Winners for each Judged Class, as well as both candidates for Artomobilia Best in Show, will be relocated to the Main Stage area.  All exhibitors are invited to join us at the Artomobilia Celebration at 3pm.  Bring your Judged Class / Car Corral credential for free drinks.


adesa / barrett-jackson Hospitality Tent
Indiana design center, main stage area

Join all the exhibitors in Judged Class  and Car Corrals for drinks and enjoy the best of the 2016 Artomobilia owners and cars.


Awards Ceremony, Indiana Design Center, Main Stage

Best in Class and Best in Show, as well as a number of other awards, will be presented to winners as they make their way in front of the Main Stage at the Indiana Design Center.  Exhibitors and visitors alike are invited to participate in the awards ceremony and enjoy some of the most beautiful cars in the Artomobilia. Google Maps


Artomobilia Best in Show &
Penultimate Awards

Join us as we present the Artomobilia Best in Show award and Artomobilia Penultimate Award to the most beautiful cars in the 2016 Carmel Artomobilia.


Closing Remarks

With the Awards presentation complete, the Artomobilia team will make a number of announcements for the 2016 event, highlight and thank sponsors, thank all the event participants for making the 2016 Carmel Artomobilia the best year yet, and dismiss the exhibitors for the day.


grand departure

Join entrants, collectors and enthusiasts immediately following the Artomobilia Awards Ceremony  as all entrants from Judged Classes and Collector Car Corrals will exit the event South on Range Line Road.