Museum News

Gilmore Car Museum celebrates A.J. Foyt

  Hickory Corners, Mich. – In celebration of the 102nd running of the famed Indy 500 the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo, Michigan announced a special exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening on April 14.  “A.J. Foyt: A Legendary Exhibition,” which originally debuted at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum last year, will arrive at the Gilmore...

The Portland Art Museum to host streamlined auto and cycle exhibit

PORTLAND, Ore.—The Portland Art Museum announced The Shape of Speed: Streamlined Automobiles and Motorcycles, 1930–1942, a special exhibition debuting at the Museum in Summer 2018. Featuring 19 rare streamlined automobiles and motorcycles, The Shape of Speed opens June 16 and will be on view through September 16, 2018. The concept of streamlining has fascinated people for...

Grand Opening of America’s Car Museum’s Powering the Future Learning Lab

EXCLUSIVE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION Thursday, April 12 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm Join the ACM for the Exclusive Grand Opening of the Powering the Future Learning Lab at America’s Car Museum. Come explore the past, present and future of our automotive fuel choices. Enjoy music, light appetizers and beverages over engaging discussions with exhibit partners, students...

S.T.E.A.M. learning at the Simeone Foundation Auto Museum

Throughout his life, Dr. Simeone put together one of the greatest collections of racing sports cars and made that collection public, so the world could see and experience these incredible automobiles.  As a museum, one of the primary directives is the education of the visitors. Their newest educational initiative is the...

ACD Automobile Museum ‘Coachbuilders’ presentation

(AUBURN) – There will be a FREE presentation at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Sunday, March 11 at 2:00 pm for the 3rd installment of the Dynamic Designer series titled “Coachbuilders.” Coachbuilding, as the manufacturing of bodies for passenger vehicles, was at its peak in the Classic Era of the 1930s. Most ultra-luxury...

Automobile Driving Museum’s final ‘Shop Talk’ March 10

Join the Automobile Driving Museum for the last installment of their “Shop Talk” series. The final conversation will be led by Phil Skinner. The Current Status of the Collector Car Market March 10, 2018 11:30am-1:00pm The final talk in our SHOP TALK SERIES. Automobile Driving Museum 610 Airport Street El Segundo, CA...

Hoods Up Weekend at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown, PA  – The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles announced the return of Hoods Up Weekend in 2018. Typically, the hoods on the cars and trucks on display in the Boyertown Museum gallery are left closed and the engines hidden. For Saturday and Sunday, March 10 & 11, during regular operating hours...

“The Packard Women” Offered in Celebration of Women’s History Month

National Packard Museum Presents “Coffee & Donut” Educational Seminar on Saturday, March 10, 2018 The National Packard Museum will present “The Packard Women” on Saturday, March 10, 2018. This lecture is part of the museum’s popular “Coffee & Donut” Educational Seminar Series and will be presented by Cindee Mines of Champion, Ohio. Ms. Mines is...

Northeast Classic Car Museum honored

The Northeast Classic Car Museum recentlyreceived the AACA Plaque award for outstanding achievement in preserving the history of the automobile. Phil Giltner and Joe Angelino, both active members of the NECCM Board of Trustees, accepted the award on Saturday, February 10. The Northeast Classic Car Museum is the largest in the...