Museum News

America’s Car Museum to showcase ‘Supercars’

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) will attempt to define the term “supercars” Starting May 6 with the Museum’s “Exotics@ACM – Seductive Supercars” exhibit. Exotics@ACM will feature 18 exotics, supercars, hypercars and everything in between. The initial vehicles featured in Exotics@ACM include: 1992 Acura NSX 1969 De Tomaso Mangusta 2015 BMW i8 1974...

Vintage convertibles cruise into America’s Car Museum

TACOMA, Wash. _ America’s Car Museum (ACM) is blowing the top off its Summer Drive Series with a gathering of vintage convertibles on display in the Route 66 Gallery. ACM’s Route 66 Gallery is known for featuring vintage American cars from the golden age of motoring – the ’50s and ’60s. To pay homage...

The Gavel: Cars of the Saratoga Auto Auction Exhibit opening reception

Friday, April 28th, 2017 6:00pm-9:00pm Join the Saratoga Automobile Museum for their exhibit’s opening cocktail reception and get an insiders look at the workings of the classic and collector automobile auctions that have become so popular with television viewers. The exhibit includes a 1931 Ford Model A Woody, a very rare 1957 Chrysler 300C, a 1957 Ford...

New auto museum opens in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Real estate developer Michael Dezer has opened the Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum at Xtreme Action Park. The Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum is the latest car adventure for Dezer, who also owns locations in Miami and Las Vegas. This Museum features five collections: old New York City with the Roaring 30’s collection;...

Barber Motorsports Park to stage 3rd Annual Barber Historics

Birmingham, AL – The 3rd Annual Barber Historics showcases historically significant racecars of all marques from the early days of the sport through the 1980s. The ticketed event, with vintage auto racing sanctioned by the Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) and hosted in association with ZOOM Motorsports, is open to the public and takes...

Landmark Mustangs come to America On Wheels Museum

ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ In celebration of its 9th anniversary, America On Wheels (AOW) will feature two unrestored early Mustangs as the centerpiece to the museum’s new exhibition “Pony Cars: Then and Now” running April 8 through October 2017. On April 17, 1964 the Ford Motor Company launched Mustang to the world. Seventeen year-old Ron Hermann was...

Simeone to host SAFETY Gala Fundraiser & Auction

PHILADELPHIA _ The Simeone Foundation’s SAFETY program is a non-profit organization fully funded by benefactors committed to addressing the number one cause of death for America’s teens. The Simeone will be hosting a Fundraiser Gala Event and Auction on May 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring a reception and dinner, as well as...

Automotive Hall Of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

DEARBORN, Mich. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Automotive Hall of Fame will induct four new members into its ranks at its 2017 Induction & Awards Gala Ceremony in Detroit, Michigan, at Cobo Center on July 20. The Automotive Hall of Fame’s 2017 Inductees include: Alberto Bombassei, president of Brembo; August Fruehauf (1868-1930), inventor of the semi-trailer and founder...

New Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum exhibit honors A.J. Foyt

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of his record-setting fourth Indianapolis 500 win, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is proud to present a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening April 14. A.J. Foyt:  A Legendary Exhibition, presented by ABC Supply is a limited-run celebration that traces the superstar’s rise from the...

History of the Gar Wood Boat Factory lecture set

Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Did you know that they made boats in Marysville? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Terry Ernest about the Gar Wood Boat Factory on Thursday evening, May 18th, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Wills Auto...