Museum News

‘To The Rescue’ opening at California Automobile Museum

In partnership with the Sacramento Fire Museum, the California Automobile Museum is showcasing the rich history of firefighting in greater Sacramento. The exhibit, To The Rescue: The Fire Trucks and People that Saved our Cities, opens on Thursday, March 16. The exhibit will run from March 16 – May 29, 2017....

Automotive patents donated to Gilmore Car Museum

The most comprehensive assemblage of automotive related patents in existence, both foreign and domestic and dating back to 1790, has been transferred to the Gilmore Car Museum’s Research Library near Kalamazoo, MI. The unique collection consists of almost 1,400 archival boxes containing more than 396,000 patents, representing some of the automobile...

Sublime Studebakers: Exhibit spotlights Raymond Loewy Era

The Studebaker National Museum opened Sublime Studebakers: The Raymond Loewy Era exhibit showcasing the legendary industrial designer’s tenure with the Studebaker Corporation. The exhibit runs through June 4. The exhibit features archival images as well as original Studebaker Design Dept. artwork and artifacts which tell the story of Raymond Loewy Associates design...

ACM is looking for exotics

This spring America’s Car Museum will open its latest exhibit Exotics@ACM – Seductive Super Cars. Opening May 5, Exotics@ACM will focus on the crème de la crème of exotic cars that embody the world’s best designs, technology and performance. The Exotics@ACM exhibit will frame the story around cars built in the last fifty...

What’s going on at the SAM

Matinee at the Museum Saturday, February 11, 2017 1:00pm  3:00pm Join SAM for a special screening of The Love Bug at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Fun for the whole family! Free with Admission Click here to learn more NY International Auto Show Bus Trip Monday, April 17, 2017 Please join SAM for their 4th annual bus trip...

ACD Automotive Museum features ‘Freedom Rides’

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum offers the second segment in its Curatorial Spotlight series with a presentation titled Freedom Rides: The Impact of Transportation on the Civil Rights Movement. The presentation will take place on February 21, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Metal Technologies, Inc. Education Center at the...

Mecum Kissimee to feature Fezell, Runyon collections

  Drag racing enthusiasts will have plenty to consider at Mecum Auctions’ Kissimmee 2017 classic and collector car auction. An impressive group of early muscle cars and vintage drag cars hailing from the collections of Don Fezell and Jackie and Gary Runyon will be among the headlining vehicles of more than...

Museum announces loan of a 1948 Tucker

  The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has announced the loan of a 1948 Tucker until April 15. While only 51 Tuckers were built, this one is number 52. This fully restored Tucker was one of several left behind partially built after Tucker went out of business in 1950. The 1948...

Simeone Museum receives a landmark gift

An iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster joins their permanent collection The Simeone Museum received a landmark gift – an iconic 1907 Renault Racing Roadster finds a permanent home through the kindness of its owner for the past nine decades. Serious automobile road racing started in France with major races throughout the country,...