Museums

Chevrolet dealer, Corvette collector opens museum in Ohio

Source: Hemmings Daily Blog

(July 9, 2014) Corvette collector and long-time Chevrolet dealer Bob McDorman has opened the Bob McDorman Automotive Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio, southeast of Columbus.

Maserati Centennial Exhibition opens at Enzo Ferrari Museum

(June 20, 2014) — A unique exhibition dedicated to the Centennial of Maserati was inaugurated in Modena, Italy, earlier this month. MASERATI 100 - A Century of Pure Italian Luxury Sports Cars retraces the story of the Italian car manufacturer through an exhibition featuring some of the Trident marque’s most significant road and racing cars, plus a highly engaging show employing 19 projectors, enabling visitors to relive the most significant moments in the history of Maserati and to learn about the individuals who shaped its history.

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Celebrity car collectors and experts to help with Petersen coupe exhibit

(April 1, 2014) LOS ANGELES — A small cadre of rock legends, critically acclaimed film directors, famous actors, and world-renown race car drivers all have one thing in common — a passionate relationship with the automobile. The Petersen Automotive Museum has invited 12 of the world’s most well-known car collectors, drivers and designers to each choose what they consider the best two-seat, fixed-roof high performance car of all time for The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes, a new exhibit opening on April 10.

New Enzo Ferrari Museum opens in Modena

(February 19, 2014) MODENA, Italy — The new Enzo Ferrari Museum (EFM) was opened Feb. 18 in Modena by Luca di Montezemolo and Piero Ferrari, the son of the man who started off the amazing story of a marque recognized today as the strongest in the world.

The choice of Feb. 18 for the reopening of the MEF was in recognition of the anniversary of Enzo Ferrari’s birth on Feb. 18, 1898.

Dick Burdick's classic cars

(January 7, 2014) Dick's Classic Garage opened in July 2009, a collection of 60 cars in a new, modern building in San Marcos, Texas, about halfway between Austin and San Antonio near Interstate 35.

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Miami Auto Museum announces special collection limited display

(December 4, 2013) MIAMI, Florida — The Miami Auto Museum at the Dezer Collection has created a special exhibition to share their latest acquisition. Nearly 50 classic cars were obtained from a private collector and are now on public display.

'Pickups: The Art of Utility' on display at Peterson Automotive Museum

(November 15, 2013) LOS ANGELES — Created to be a functional workhorse, the pickup truck has evolved into a high profile means of personal expression. The Petersen Automotive Museum’s newest exhibition, Pickups: The Art of Utility illustrates how vehicles with such modest and practical beginnings have matured to become everyday high-tech luxury vehicles for some and indispensable tools of the trade for others.

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Saratoga Automobile Museum opens 'Remade in America' exhibit

(November 13, 2013) SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.  —  Remade in America celebrates automobiles, trucks and motorcycles that hit a chord in our souls, whether restored beauties or rusting hulks. From a 1932 Ford built by Boyd Coddington to a 1966 GTO, we’ll have something for everyone. 

The opening reception for the display will be Nov. 22 at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. The reception is free to auto museum members, $15 for non-members in advance, and $20 at the door.

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