Museum News

Saratoga Auto Museum

Saratoga Museum’s ‘Lost Speedways’ to feature memorabilia

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. _  Before the formal presentations begin at the Nov. 26 “Lost Speedways” program, Saratoga Automobile Museum visitors can view a variety of memorabilia other fans and racers have brought to share.  Leading the way will be modified racing legend Dave Lape, who will bring his photo books covering decades of racing...

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America On Wheels Museum launches ’50s exhibit

ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ The America On Wheels Museum will debut its changing exhibit “Fender Skirts & Poodle Skirts, Cruisin’ the Fabulous ‘50s” Nov. 4. The display will run through through March of 2017. The exhibit will include: 1960 Buick Electra 225 convertible; a one-of-a-kind car designed by the GM Styling studio for Harlow Curtice,...

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Amore della Strada: Italian cars at AACA Museum

Hershey, PA – The lines between art and the automobile are unquestionably blurred, and arguably some of the most beautiful cars in the world come from Italy. “Amore della Strada,” translates to “Love of the Road” and the latest exhibit at the Antique Automobile Club America (AACA) Museum in Hershey provides a sampling of Italy’s...

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Artprize entry donated to Gilmore Museum

Hickory Corners, MI – Artist Paula Blinco Collins, best known for her more than 200 bas-relief brick sculptures on display throughout the country, has donated her recent 2016 ArtPrize competition entry, “Mom’s Favorite Car,” to the Gilmore Car Museum. “It’s a 1940 Pontiac that will never rust”, explained Collins. That’s because her entry is a...

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Rolling Bones Exhibit at Saratoga Automobile Museum

Saratoga Springs, NY –  California may be the home of hot rodding, but automobile lovers and collectors worldwide know that some of the world’s finest hot rods are constructed across the USA in Ken Schmidt and Keith Cornell’s Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop in Greenfield Center, NY. The duo’s renowned handiwork will grace the...

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Route 66 runs through AACA Museum

HERSHEY, Pa. _ Driving is an integral part of our culture and Route 66 is an iconic stretch of roadway that plays both an emotional and historical reference in American transportation history. The new Route 66 exhibit at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum adds modular facades to the existing Colorado backdrop...

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Gilmore Museum features Joplin and Cage cars

“The Golden Age of Sports Cars, 1949-1967” is the title of a new exhibition opening at the Gilmore Car Museum that will run until April 2017. This exhibit showcases nearly two dozen of the rarest and most sought-after sports cars in the world including: Janis Joplin’s 1964 Porsche 356, Nicolas Cage’s 1967 Ferrari 275/GTB 4,...

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Flying high in Marysville

The history of Buhl Aircraft made in Marysville Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Carl Moss about the Buhl aircraft company on Tuesday evening, September 27th, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Wills Auto Museum located at 2408 Wills...

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What’s going on at the Simeone?

Announcement: Museum Closing Dates in September Please note that the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will be *CLOSED* on the following dates, due to a large private event: Thursday  – 9/22 Tuesday – 9/27 Wednesday – 9/28 Thursday – 9/29 They will still be open on the weekends for normal hours, and the 9/24 Demo Day...

Packard Museum

Museum receives bequest of rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster

(WARREN, OHIO) –  The National Packard Museum is proudly displaying a rare 1937 Packard Twelve Coupe Roadster, the gift of the late Edward Lozick of Cleveland, Ohio, a long-time museum member and benefactor. Due to its stunning beauty and rarity, Mr. Lozick reserved the vehicle for the museum’s permanent collection many years ago. An...