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  • ACM wants your Ford F Series Truck, Deadline December 1 11/26/2014ACM wants your Ford F Series Truck Don't miss your opportunity to display your vehicle in America's Car Museum's newest exhibit! LeMay - America's Car Museum is planning an exhibit on The Truck that Grew-Up with America, the FORD F Series, opening on our main Showcase Gallery January 10. The Museum is looking for great examples of the iconic 1/2 ton F Series from 1948 to present, both stock and modified. The display will be limited to thirty great examples of America's most popular truck and all offers will be considered. We are also looking for vintage F Series artifacts, signs and memorabilia read more

  • Thanksgiving weekend at the Museum of Glass 11/26/2014Festive Fall at Museum of Glass: Calendar Highlights for November 2014 Glass pumpkins, gobblettes, turkey crafts and more! With the holiday season in full swing, Museum of Glass invites you to enjoy a variety of seasonal events and activities this November. Start your holiday shopping early with store sales, introduce visiting friends and family to the Hot Shop over Thanksgiving break and let the kids create their own festive crafts. There’s something for everyone at Museum of Glass! Events Fab 5 Break Dancers, Friday, November 28, 1 and 3 pm Join Fab 5, dancers and students from Fabitat, as they break-dance in the Grand Hall read more

  • Collection Spotlight at AMC: 1936 Alvis Silver Eagle SG 11/20/2014Collection Spotlight: 1936 Alvis Silver Eagle SG 4 Seat Sport Touring Body by Cross and Ellis By Renee Crist, ACM Collections Manager 1936 Alvis Silver Eagle SG Engine: Six Cylinder 2.4L Transmission: 4 Speed Full Synchromesh New to America's Car Museum and on display in the Custom Coachworks exhibit is this beautiful 1936 Alvis Silver Eagle SG 4 Seat Sport Touring body by Cross and Ellis with Speed 20 trim. The Alvis Car and Engineering Company Ltd (1919-1967) was a British manufacturing firm located in Coventry, England. In 1932 Avis had gained distinction manufacturing the first cars equipped with an all synchromesh gearbox. The Silver Eagle model read more

  • LeMay – America’s Car Museum Adds Five New Sponsors, Renews Two More 10/20/2014LeMay – America’s Car Museum Adds Five New Sponsors, Renews Two More North America’s largest automotive museum gains automotive, tourist, wholesale and retail organizations as sponsors TACOMA, Wash. – LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM) has gained five new sponsors and two renewal sponsorships, according to David Madeira, president and CEO of Tacoma, Washington-based ACM, the largest automotive museum in North America. The 165,000-sq.-ft., four-level museum, which opened in June 2012, now boasts more than 75 sponsors. New sponsors to ACM are: Bardahl, an automotive lubricants company based in Seattle, Washington. Triarc Electric Supply Co., a Tacoma, Washington-based wholesale electric equipment and supplies company. The True read more

  • Celebrating Lino Tagliapietra 10/17/2014Museum of Glass Honors Italian Maestro with Grand Hall Display, Hot Shop Live! Celebrating Lino Tagliapietra: Show and Public Activities for his 80th Birthday Tacoma, Wash. — Museum of Glass has unveiled its latest glass art display, Celebrating Lino Tagliapietra, to honor the work of the world-renowned Maestro, who turned 80 in August. To celebrate his birthday and incredible career, the Museum will offer public activities on Sunday, October 19. The day’s events will include: • The next installment of Hot Shop Live! from 1 to 2 pm, featuring Tagliapietra in the Hot Shop (watch live at the Museum or online at museumofglass.org/glassmaking/live-from-the-hot-shop) • read more

  • Diane Fitzgerald Named National Director of the Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car Museum 10/08/2014Diane Fitzgerald Named National Director of the Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car Museum Fitzgerald brings fundraising and strategic planning expertise to the program that supports collector vehicle education   TACOMA, Wash. – Diane Fitzgerald has been named national director of the Hagerty Education Program at America’s Car Museum (ACM), which awards scholarships and grants to prepare young adults for careers in automotive preservation and restoration. Fitzgerald brings more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, education, fundraising and marketing to her new position. Most recently, she served as national Club Auto director at ACM, where she was responsible for implementing new programs read more

  • Museum of Glass Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Tenth Annual Museum Day Live! 09/26/2014Museum of Glass Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Tenth Annual Museum Day Live! Free Admission for All Participants Presenting a Museum Day Live! Ticket on September 27, 2014 Tacoma, Wash. — Museum of Glass will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 27, 2014, as part of Smithsonian magazine’s tenth annual Museum Day Live! A nationwide event, Museum Day Live! offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a participating museum or cultural institution. Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian’s commitment to make learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone, giving museums across all 50 read more

  • Collection Spotlight: 1921 Stutz Model B Pumper Fire Truck Stutz 09/25/2014By Renee Crist, ACM Collections Manager 1921 Stutz Model B Pumper Fire Truck donated to ACM by Nancy LeMay Harry C. Stutz founded the Stutz Fire Engine Company in 1919 after he was forced to sell his interest in the Stutz Motor Company earlier the same year. Originally built in Indianapolis, Indiana, the first Stutz fire engines were offered with four and six cylinder Wisconsin engines, and configured as ladder, pumper, and combination trucks. The trucks so out-shone their competition that sales boomed. These fine trucks enjoyed enough success that they were ordered by fire departments in locations as far away as read more

  • ACM wants your Ford F Series Truck 09/22/2014LeMay - America's Car Museum is planning an exhibit on The Truck that Grew-Up with America, the FORD F Series, opening on our main Showcase Gallery in December 2014. The Museum is looking for great examples of the iconic F Series from 1948 to present, both stock and modified. The display will be limited to thirty great examples of America's most popular truck and all offers will be considered. We are also looking for vintage F Series artifacts, signs and memorabilia to integrate into the exhibit. The exhibit will run from December 2014 through June 2015. Every lender will receive a read more

  • Educator Night at the Museum 09/18/2014Educators, you’re invited! Join us for a fun, FREE evening at LeMay America's Car Museum on October 2, 2014 to enjoy: One-stop-shopping to sample educational resources of over 30 local community, arts, cultural and science organizations! Raffle to win fabulous prizes Light bites and refreshments Private viewing of exhibitions When? Thursday, October 2, 2014. Open House 5:30 - 8 pm. Where? LeMay America’s Car Museum, 2702 East D Street in downtown Tacoma Who? Professional development opportunity for Educators (Not appropriate for children, pre-registration for educators requested) Why? Educator Night at the Museum is an exciting opportunity for educators to relax and mingle with other educators. Learn more about educational resources and programs read more

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