Wednesday, January 25th - nominations for the 2017 Carmel Artomobilia


Registration Open

Formal registration for the 2017 Carmel Artomobilia will begin on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  Interested parties can register online in a Judged Class or Car Corral, or as an Event Volunteer.  Please register early, due to the popularity of the event we've closed registration earlier each year.  Early registrants will be given preference. 

TUESDAY, august 1St


Registration Closed

Registration for the 2017 Carmel Artomobilia will promptly closed on Tuesday, August 1, 2017... or before.  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 no later than August 1st, if you would like your entry to be considered for participation.

Tuesday, August 15th


Event Load-in Map Available Online

To make understanding where you park easier, we have published a detailed Event Load-in Map this year.  Please find your Class or Corral and locate where you will be parking.  Please click the image below to download the PDF version of our Event Load-in Map.  Also, please arrive to the Marshaling Yard (Carmel Elementary School: 101 4th Ave SE, Carmel, IN 46032)  20 minutes prior to your load-in time.

Wednesday, August 23RD - 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 23rd 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.

Based on your Class or Corral, you will receive an "Arrival Time."  Please do you best to arrive at that time to accelerate and streamline the process for getting you to your specified location in the Artomobilia.  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.


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.


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.


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 2017 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 2017 Carmel Artomobilia.


Closing Remarks

With the Awards presentation complete, the Artomobilia team will make a number of announcements for the 2017 event, highlight and thank sponsors, thank all the event participants for making the 2017 Carmel Artomobilia the best year yet, and dismiss the exhibitors for the day.