Size mattered as the largest sculpture, "Mother of (Peeps) Dragons," took home the grand prize at the 10th annual PEEPshow at the Carroll Arts Center in Westminster. Check out the winners in a variety of categories.
Carroll County Arts Council 2017 PEEPshow - A Display of Marshmallow Masterpieces! Featuring more than 150 sculptures, dioramas, graphic arts, oversized characters and mosaics created and inspired by Peeps®! www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org
The PEEPshow is a fundraiser for the Carroll County Arts Council and visitors' votes will select the Grand Prize Winner and Audience Favorites. As of Sunday afternoon, the show had attracted 19,000 visitors.
Monday, members of Just Born., Incorporated, the makers of Peeps marshmallows and other treats, gathered in their PEEPSMOBILE to make the trip from their home in Bethlehem to the Carroll Arts Center to visit their annual PEEPshow and see what's been done to their sugary products.
The ninth annual PEEPshow at the Carroll Arts Center opens today, and over the course of the next two weeks, thousands of visitors will come to Westminster to see these carefully crafted confection creations. We'd like to invite Gov. Larry Hogan to be among them.
Over the past nine years, the Carroll Arts Center's annual PEEPshow has become a cultural institution, as Carroll residents stock up on the marshmallow treats to create unique and formerly edible pieces of art.
More than 27,000 visitors delighted in voting for their favorite marshmallow masterpiece in the Carroll County Arts Council's 8th annual PEEPshow, featuring the Easter confections from the Just Born Co. A total of 158 entries were submitted this year with more than 33,687 PEEPS used to create the works of art which ranged from sculptures to mosaics to dioramas to films, according to a news release from the Arts Council. Thousands of votes were cast helping to gross more than $65,000 for the Arts Council. Here are the seven finalists and the grand prize winner as voted on by the PEEP, er... people.