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  • Race Into Summer With ACM's New Camps! 04/09/2014 Spring may just be beginning, but parents and kids alike are thinking ahead to summer: three months of break for fun in the sun. This year, make ACM part of your summer plans. With three new camps geared towards kids ages 6-15, ACM has something exciting planned for everyone this summer. Each week-long camp described below has a fun car-related theme and numerous opportunities for hands-on learning. Derby Days Ages: 9-15 Dates: Monday, July 7 - Friday, July 11 Hours: 9 am - 4 pm Cost: $300 Members | $350 Future Members Learn physics and engineering concepts by designing, building, decorating, and racing your own Soap Box read more

  • April Visiting Artists at Museum of Glass 03/28/2014Tacoma, Wash. — The line-up for Visiting Artists at Museum of Glass includes talented artists from around the world as well as the local community. Each artist begins their five-day residency on Wednesday with a project in mind and concludes with a public conversation about their work on Sunday afternoon. Katie Phelps, Visiting Artists Coordinator noted, “April will be an exciting month in the Hot Shop. All of our visiting artists are highly skilled glass artists, and they will be using their time in the Hot Shop to realize projects on a scale so large they require collaboration with Museum of read more

  • ACM is Extending the VeeDub Exhibit, by Popular Demand 03/14/2014VeeDub Exhibit Extended Due to Popular DemandVW The "People's Car" is truly a popular car, and ACM is excited to announce that we will be extending the Volkswagen exhibit through Memorial Day, May 26. VeeDub - Bohemian Beauties has been captivating visitors of all ages with the bright colors and fun shapes of these early air-cooled beauties. Part of the appeal to the exhibit are the personal stories behind these cars. Most of the air-cooled VeeDubs on display come from private owners who graciously loaned their vehicles to the exhibit. One such owner is 12-year-old Joey Barrett, who with his father put their read more

  • A Ceili for Irish Week 03/10/2014Kick Up Your Heels at Museum of Glass Join Us for a Night to Celebrate Irish Culture and Tradition Featuring Renowned Irish musician Liam Ó Maonlaí Tacoma, Wash. — In conjunction with the exhibition CAUTION! Fragile. Irish Glass: Tradition in Transition, Museum of Glass is hosting a traditional Céilí Mór on Saturday, March 22 from 7 – 10 pm. Guests will enjoy an evening of Irish dance, music and merriment. “Since no previous experience is necessary, we invite one and all to join us in this lively celebration. We are delighted to welcome back our guest curator Róisín de Buitléar, who will also be read more

  • Pacific Northwest Concours d'Elegance 03/07/2014ACM is pleased to honor some of the finest examples of automotive art and design worldwide as the host of the new Pacific Northwest Concours d'Elegance sponsored by U.S. Bank. Formally known as the Kirkland Concours d'Elegance and recognized as one of the premier Concours events in the country, ACM is proud to carry on the great tradition with the Pacific Northwest Concours d'Elegance. This event is September 5-7, 2014. The 2014 Pacific Northwest Concours d'Elegance will feature the following marques and special classes: CCCA Classics - Early and Late Motorcycles - Ducatti Shelby Mustang 1965-1970 Mustang 1964 ½ - 1973 Muscle Cars Modified Vintage Flathead read more

  • 3rd Annual Slider Cook-Off Featuring Seven of Tacoma’s Best Restaurants! 03/05/2014Shake, Rattle and Grill at the 3rd Annual Slider Cook-Off Featuring Seven of Tacoma’s Best Restaurants! Tacoma, Wash. — On Saturday, March 29 at 6:30 pm Museum of Glass will kick off its third annual Slider CookOff. The evening will feature a slider cooking competition and tastings showcasing seven South Sound restaurants as they battle it out on the grill to prepare the tastiest slider. Guests along with “mystery” judges, who will circulate the event throughout the evening, will vote for their favorite offering. Robin Lucas from ShowCase Media was a judge at the 2013 Slider Cook-Off. Lucas recalled, “Last year's slider read more

  • Shoot the T: A Photo Competition to Highlight Tacoma 01/30/2014TACOMA, WA – Shoot The T is a photo contest created to showcase the beauty of Tacoma as well as promote art and creativity in the City of Destiny. The winning contestant is destined for a grand prize, but also the honor of capturing a photo that brings pride to a hometown. This competition is a collaboration between streetwear brand eTc Tacoma (, the art gallery and boutique Gallery of Ambition (, and Tacoma Apparel Co. ( On February 3, 2014, contestants can tag their best photos of Tacoma with the Instagram handle “@shootthet_tac” and the hashtag “#shootthet” in the “Comment” read more

  • Hagerty Education Program at AMERICA'S CAR MUSEUM 01/28/2014Hagerty Partners with LeMay - America's Car Museum to Create a New Education Program that Promotes the Collector Car Community $1.75 million lead commitment made to "Hagerty Education Program" to fund education and hands-on training for young adults Hagerty announces today that it has partnered with LeMay - America's Car Museum to create a new program that supports a national effort to provide funding for hands-on learning in vehicle restoration.  Called the Hagerty Education Program at America's Car Museum, the program will provide scholarships and educational grants to students and organizations committed to the specialized training of skills and trades vital to read more

  • Sweetheart Special: Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Museum of Glass 01/27/2014Tacoma, Wash. — Couples in search of a special way to start this Valentine’s Day can take advantage of a Sweetheart Special at Museum of Glass on Friday, February 14. Beginning at 11 am, couples can pick up a special Hot Lunch from Choripan by Asado and feel the flames while watching the action in the Hot Shop. Guests are encouraged to arrive early as there will be two special giveaways done from the Hot Shop floor from 11 am to 1 pm. “For your sweetie, why not give them a gift of time and experience?” notes John Ferguson, Museum of read more

  • VeeDub: Bohemian Beauties 01/24/2014Take a trip this year with ACM's newest exhibit: a tribute to Volkswagen! Think Small. America's Car Museum is celebrating the car that embodies the free-spirited 1960s this year with Vee Dub: Bohemian Beauties, an exhibit dedicated to the Volkswagen. An unlikely love-affair, Ferdinand Porsche's German "people's car" found success and fame in mid-twentieth century America amongst a class of people looking to be a little different. An exhibit sure to please, Vee Dub will feature several examples of German engineering from private collectors and the museum collection. Volkswagen of America has leant three rare and significant vehicles to the exhibit, making read more

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