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Gilmore Car Museum pre-WWII event

Hickory Corners, MI – The Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, MI celebrates its golden anniversary with an all-new event in honor of its founder with “The Donald Gilmore Classic.”  This pre-WWII car show and swap meet will be held Saturday, May 21st, with a driving tour taking place on Friday, May 20th. The Museum, which...

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America’s Car Museum’s Route 66 Gallery receives updates

TACOMA, Wash.  – America’s Car Museum (ACM) recently updated its “Route 66: Dream of the Mother Road” exhibit with an assortment of cool “hot rods” throughout American motoring history. To pay homage to the cars that cruised the iconic highway, ACM will now display 11 modified vehicles in the Summer Drive Series – Hot Rods...

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Boyertown Museum of Historical Vehicles Diner Day

  Boyertown, PA – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced the next Diner Day event, which will be held on Saturday, April 2 from 10am to 1pm.  Diner Day is one of the Museum’s most popular events.  With the price of regular admission, guests will be able to sit inside the beautifully preserved...

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Lost Car Companies of Detroit

Lost Car Companies of Detroit – Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Do you remember Cars like Packard, Nash & Studebaker? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum will host a lecture about the lost car companies of Detroit on Tuesday evening, May 17th, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Wills Auto Museum located at 2408 Wills...

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North Carolina Museum of Art to feature Art Deco automobiles

Rolling Sculpture: Art Deco Cars from the 1930s and ’40s – October 1, 2016–January 15, 2017 The art deco period—from the 1920s to 1940s—is known for blending modern decorative arts and industrial design and is today synonymous with luxury and glamour. The cars from this era are no exception. While today manufacturers strive for economy...

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Hoods Up Saturday at the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown, PA – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles will be holding another of its popular Hoods Up Saturday events. On Saturday, March 19, visitors to the Museum during normal business hours will notice that the hoods on almost every car and truck on display will be open. Normally the engines on the cars...

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Simeone Museum wins AACA award

At the Annual Meeting of the Antique Automobile Club of America at the Sheraton Hotel on February 13th, the Simeone Foundation Museum was given the prestigious AACA Plaque Award “in recognition of outstanding achievement in the preservation of automotive history”. The Foundation stated is most appreciative and sincerely thanks the officers of America’s oldest...

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Saratoga Automobile Museum to feature ‘Renaissance Man’ Sam Posey

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. —  Auto racing and broadcasting icon Sam Posey will be the  subject of the Saratoga Automobile Museum’s Summer 2016 featured exhibit. “POSEY: Shifting Through the Creative Life of Sam Posey,” will be subtitled “A journey through racing, art, broadcasting, writing, design and more.” An amateur sports car racer whose career blossomed...

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‘Street Survival Program’ at Saratoga Automobile Museum

SARATOGA, N.Y. — The Saratoga Automobile Museum and the driving experts of the Mo-Hud Region of the Sports Car Club of America will join forces to present the “Tire Rack Street Survival Program” for teen-age drivers on Saturday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The program, set for the auto museum and...

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AACA to feature HotRod Jen artwork

HERSHEY, Pa. — The Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will exhibit the work of artist Jennifer Thomas, aka “HotRod Jen,” in its “Pinstriping & Automotive Art” display from March 11 to May 31. Jen is an internationally known artist; her artwork is featured on cars and motorcycles across the nation and hanging on...