Maker Faire – Interactive art car build sponsored by HEYA

Get involved in a HEYA project made possible by Toyota! In the spirit of collaboration, HEYA and art car expert Harrod Blank will be hosting an interactive Art Car Build throughout the weekend and Maker Faire attendees will have the opportunity to take part in the creation.
To pay homage to Austin’s musical roots, guests can help transform a Toyota Matrix into a music-themed piece of art celebrating musical heroes. The art car is going to be featuring images from album covers, sheet music, photos, guitar picks, and more. We are looking for your donations–get creative and bring that box of old music memorabilia to the HEYA Activity Pavilion and join the fun!
See the following list for ideas of items we are looking for but anything related to music and your music heroes is great.
HEYA is Toyota’s collaborative youth program, giving 500 creative members the chance to voice their opinion to Toyota, connect with others and collaborate on innovative new projects, and submit their personal projects for support and funding. Click here ( to learn more and apply to the group.
Get involved, get creative and bring some music Heroes memorabilia to attach to the Toyota Matrix art car build. Clean out those closets and help recycle some great music history! Help participate in a unique activity and work with “THE” art car guru Harrod Blank. We’ve provided a list to help stir the creative juices but by no means should this limit your imagination. Bring as much as you want – we do have an entire car to try and cover in just two short days!

  • Glitter
  • Frames – old, decorated or not
  • Pictures of your Music Heroes – Color or Black and White
  • Items you have had autographed that you are willing to donate to the car!
  • Small Mirrors
  • Rhinestones
  • Fringe
  • Stereo parts
  • Guitar strings
  • Stereo wire
  • Ear plugs – unused of course
  • Concert stickers
  • Band posters
  • drum sticks
  • Concert tickets
  • Musical instruments
  • Megaphones
  • Outdoor speakers
  • Cassettes
  • 8 Track tapes
  • Kazoos
  • Harmonicas
  • Microphones
  • Mic cables
  • headphones
  • Mannequin heads
  • Wigs
  • costume jewelry
  • Guitar pics
  • Album covers
  • Turquoise
  • aquarium rocks
  • Little things to glue and embellish
  • Images of musicians color or black and white any size
  • Sheet music
  • Country and Rock star type Belt buckles
  • Concert tees – not sure if we can attach but it will be fun too see how many folks have some vintage wear

The best ideas will come from you–surprise us with your creativity–bring anything related to one of your Music Heroes that can be attached to the HEYA Toyota art car and be part of the art car phenomenon during the Maker Faire weekend!
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4 thoughts on “Maker Faire – Interactive art car build sponsored by HEYA

  1. gato says:

    Just wanted to point out that while the Maker Faire is in Austin, the car in this picture is posted in front of the Houston skyline.

  2. says:

    Hi!!! I agree with an idea of the author and I think that the industry
    will please us still with novelties. At me all over again was toyota camry now
    I wish to buy KIA What model better?

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