Museum News

Saratoga Auto Museum

SAM sends student to “Survive the Drive”

Saratoga Springs, NY – Seth Warden, Education Director at the Saratoga Automobile Museum, announced that the museum sent Saratoga High School student Ben Stepanian of Wilton to the February 15, 2016 “Survive the Drive” program at Lime Rock Park in Lakeville, CT. The popular program is designed to “improve crash prevention awareness” for drivers of...

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A-C-D Museum to honor Cord’s racing past

A-C-D program to salute ‘Cord #1 and the Stevens Trophy.’ AUBURN, Ind – On Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Jon Bill, curator of the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum will give a public presentation celebrating the record-setting achievements of the Cord automobile.  Bill’s lecture will be accompanied with superb rare vintage photographic images.  The...

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Upcoming events at America On Wheels Museum

The Harmony of Form & Function Streamline Moderne Art Deco Classics Exhibit On Display through March 2016 February 13 FRIEND DAY Bring a friend to America On Wheels Museum and receive a BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ADMISSION! February 14 CUPID RATES TWO Admissions for only $14.00 February 18 & 25 TWO FOR ONE THURSDAY...

Images from the Membership Reception, held for the opening of the Michelangelo exhibit at the Muscarelle Museum of Art, Friday evening, February 8, 2013.

New Executive Director at Studebaker National Museum

  Studebaker National Museum Board of Trustees President, Michael Kendzicky, announced the hiring of Patrick Slebonick as Executive Director, of the Studebaker National Museum, effective February 1, 2016. Prior to joining the Studebaker National Museum, Mr. Slebonick served as Associate Director at the Muscarelle Museum of Art in Williamsburg, Virginia. In that role he...

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Pioneers in African American Automotive History at the AACA Museum

In honor of Black History Month, the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum will present a showcase of pioneers in the African American community who contributed to the advancement of the automobile industry. These men and women laid the foundation for others to pursue careers in such fields as franchised car dealers, designers, custom...

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Herbie ‘The Love Bug’ comes to AACA Museum

  Movie star Herbie, a.k.a “The Love Bug”, will be visiting the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA Museum). This famous Volkswagen is one of 11 original cars built by Walt Disney Studios for the first Herbie movie, The Love Bug. Of those 11, only three of the cars are known to exist today....

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Sloan Museum receives donation

The Sloan Museum has received a major donation from Lawrence R. Gustin, noted automotive and Flint historian, including many personal papers of William C. Durant, General Motors founder who is often considered Flint’s most important historical figure. Gustin, a Flint native, was a writer and editor at the Flint Journal from 1960 to 1984...

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Eldon Hostetler, noted Hudson collector, dies at 93

Eldon Hostetler, a noted Hudson automobile collector, inventor and philanthropist died Jan, 8 in Middlebury, Ind., at the age of 93. “Eldon became an icon in American automobile history, a giant to the collector car hobby and a hero to his local community,” said Michael Spezia, long-time friend and executive director of the Gilmore...

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Remembering the King and his Cadillac

Elvis Presley, “The King of Rock and Roll,” was born on January 8, 1935, making him 81 years old if he were still with us today. His car, a 1973 Cadillac Eldorado Coupe sits in the National Automobile Museum located in Reno, Nevada. The car was a gift to Presley from his father, Vernon Presley, for his...