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ART Bus Canstruction Sculpture Debuting at Quarter Fest!

April 12, 2019

How many cans do you think it would take to build an ART bus? You can make a guess at Quarter Fest being held at Ballston Quarter where a 10 ft x 10 ft Canstruction sculpture of an ART bus will be built as part of ART—Arlington Transit’s 20 year anniversary.

An ART bus sculpture will be built entirely out of canned foods and on display for the public to view at Ballston Quarter (outside True Food Kitchen) from May 15 – June 8. Once the sculpture is dismantled, all of the canned food will be donated to the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) to help Arlington residents.

Visit the ART bus sculpture during Quarter Fest, being held May 18 – 19 at Ballston Quarter, to view the sculpture and guess how many cans were used to build it. You can also bring canned food items to donate to AFAC during the event. Donation boxes will be set-up near the sculpture.

Make sure to check back after May 15 to see pictures and video of the ART bus sculpture being built and the completed sculpture.

Want to take ART to visit the ART bus sculpture? Here are the ART routes to take:

ART 41: Columbia Pike-Ballston-Courthouse

ART 42: Ballston-Pentagon (Pentagon City on weekends)

ART 51: Ballston-Virginia Hospital Center

ART 52: Ballston-Virginia Hospital Center-East Falls Church (weekday only)

ART 53: Ballston-Old Glebe Rd-East Falls Church (weekday only)

ART 62: Court House Metro-Lorcom Lane-Ballston Metro (weekday only)

ART 72: Rock Spring-Ballston-Shirlington (weekday only)

ART 75: Shirlington-Wakefield HS-Carlin Springs Rd-Ballston-VA Square (weekday only)


Other car-free options to get to Ballston include:

Metrorail’s Ballston-MU station on the Orange and Silver line

Metrobus 1A, 2A, 1B, 10B, 22A, 22B, 22C, 23A, 23B, 23T, 25B, 38B.

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