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  • ‘American Muscle,’ Ford Pickup Trucks and Revamped Route 66 Display 12/15/2014Largest Car Museum in North America Unveils 2015 Calendar and Expanded Schedule of ‘Signature Events’ TACOMA, Wash. – LeMay – America’s Car Museum (ACM), the largest automotive museum in North America, announced today at the Seattle Auto Show that at least three new exhibits will be introduced in 2015: “Ford F-Series: The Truck That Grew Up with America,” “American Muscle: Rivals to the End” and a revamped “Route 66” display. “Ford F-Series: The Truck That Grew Up with America,” opens January 10, 2015, chronicling 13 generations of the Ford F-Series pickup truck from 1948 to 2015. “The F-Series is a bellwether of cultural read more

  • Save The Date: 2015 Signature Events Series at AMC 12/10/2014The 2015 Signature Events Series has been announced, including an all-new event coming this winter. Learn more about ACM's Signature Events, and save the dates now to join us! Drive the Blues Away Drive the Blues Away, Saturday, February 7, 2015 ACM's newest signature event is Drive the Blues Away where guests will enjoy live blues entertainment, gourmet light bites, and samples from distilleries and breweries - a perfect way to chase away the winter weather blues! Wheels & Heels Annual Gala Wheels & Heels Annual Gala Kentucky Derby, A Celebration of Horsepower, Friday, June 26, 2015 The Wheels & Heels Annual Gala is a read more

  • Let Museum of Glass Bring the Tropics to You this Holiday Season (December Calendar) 11/30/2014Hau’oli Lanui! Let Museum of Glass Bring the Tropics to You this Holiday Season Staying in Tacoma for the holidays? Escape the cold and enter a world of warmth at Museum of Glass this December. MOG will transport you to the tropics with leis for members on every visit, Hawaiian treats in the café, fire dancers and a drawing for a Hawaiian vacation! Once you’re in Hawaii mode, enjoy a variety of seasonal events at Museum of Glass, including a craft fair, make your own blown or fused ornament workshops, a holiday musical performance and more! With breathtaking exhibitions by local and international read more

  • International Mosaic Artist to Bring Her Talents to MOG 11/28/2014International Mosaic Artist to Bring Her Talents to the Museum of Glass Hot Shop as December’s First Visiting Artist Tacoma, Wash. — Belgian artist Mireille Swinnen will complete her first Visiting Artist Residency in the Museum of Glass Hot Shop from December 3 through December 7, 2014. Born and raised in Belgium, Swinnen has also lived and worked in Niger, Bulgaria, Thailand, Kenya and the United States. With an endless craving to acquire new skills, Swinnen has taken her passion for different artistic mediums, such as jewelry making, lampworking, mosaics and stained glass, wherever she moved. Currently based in Los Angeles, Swinnen has exhibited her read more

  • 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

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