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October 2021

If Cars Could Talk: The Art and Passion of Miniature Car Collecting

October 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fred Russell joins us to discuss the many types, scales, sources, costs, displays, investment, and the myriad of options in the miniature car market today. This will be an engaging deep dive into the world of miniature cars! Pre-registration is required for this event. Please use the link below to register for the event. REGISTER HERE!

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Halloween Fun: The Great ACM Rally!

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join some Halloween fun at LeMay – America’s Car Museum! Visit in costume for $2 off admission and participate in a fun-for-kids-of-all-ages scavenger hunt throughout the museum: The Great ACM Rally. Best of all, there’s a sweet treat waiting at the finish line. No registration is required, this event is free with admission–just stop by the Museum any time between 11 am and 2 pm on October 31st to participate!

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November 2021

$80

Pinewood Derby One-Day Intensive

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This one-day workshop offers 3rd-6th graders the chance to build their very own pinewood derby cars from scratch. With the help of the ACM Education team, participants will design, build, and race their cars in this fun-filled, all-day workshop at the Museum. ACM Members | $65 – Includes all necessary materials, lunch, and a snack Non-Members | $80 – Includes all necessary materials, lunch, and a snack Register Now!

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ACM Book Club–The Brown Bullet by Bill Poehler

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For our inaugural read, we’ll be discussing the life of Dewey Gatson, aka Jack de Soto, aka Rajo Jack, a West Coast outlaw racer in the 1920s. Despite being an outstanding driver and creative mechanic, he was barred from AAA sanctioned races which were strictly segregated at the time. In The Brown Bullet, journalist Bill Poehler uncovers the life of a long-forgotten trailblazer and the great lengths he took to even get on the track, showing ultimately how Rajo Jack proved…

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If Alfas Could Talk – Alfa Romeo S11 Speciale

November 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Using V8 engines may be common now but in the 30’s it was big news. Alfa Romeo worked on the development of a V8 engine in the late 30’s under the code name S11.  With the Alfa Romeo S11 Speciale on display, come hear the story of these rare engines by the owner, engineer, restorer, David Smith. High-Flex (in-person and Zoom options) Pre-registration is required for this event. To register, please use the link below. Register Here! Join Guest Curator and…

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Family STEAM Days – Sun Ra(y)cers

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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December 2021

If Alfas Could Talk–Alfa Romeo Prototypes and Show Cars

December 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Some of the most beautiful prototipo ever made were Alfa Romeos.  We’ll discuss the one-off cars from 1914, the B.A.T. cars of the 1950’s, Sprint Speciale low nose, the wild 60s and 70s with the Carabo, Iguana, Navajo, and others, plus the Brera, 2uettottanta, Diva, and more.  Amazing cars designed to catch your eye and that is what they did. Pre-registration is required for this event. Please use the link below to register for the event. REGISTER HERE!

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Family STEAM Days – Merry and Bright

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the ACM Education team to learn about circuits and use your own bright ideas to create some sparkling holiday cards. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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January 2022

Family STEAM Days – Every Third Saturday!

January 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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If Cars Could Talk–In the Digital Age, What Good are Car Books and Magazines

January 29, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Car books and magazines have a long history, but are they useful?  Let’s talk about them.  How have they changed?  Online resources versus print from an information, investment, or simply an interest side.   Pre-registration for this event is required. Please use the link below to register for the event. REGISTER HERE!

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