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October 2018

Educator Night at the Museum

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

  Educators, you’re invited! Join us for a fun, FREE evening at the museum to enjoy: • Light bites and refreshments • Private viewing of exhibitions • Entry in a raffle to win fabulous prizes • …And a “one-stop-shopping” opportunity to sample the educational resources of over 30 local community, arts, cultural, and science organizations! Educator Night at the Museum is an exciting opportunity for area educators to relax and mingle while learning more about the resources and programs offered…

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If Cars Could Talk – Art and the Automobile

October 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Since the rise of the horseless carriage, the elegance, speed and dynamism of the automobile have inspired both art and artists. From fine art to commercial prints, artists’ interpretations of the styling and details of these rolling sculptures both preserve history and celebrate the importance of automobiles in society. There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and…

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$5 – $10

Race Night at ACM

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more!

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Member Double Discount Day

October 20

All ACM members will receive 20% off in the ACM Store and Classics by Pacific Grill! Members at every level also enjoy special member pricing in the Speed Zone!

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Family STEAM Day – Not a Box (Cars)

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

October is Tacoma Arts Month and we are celebrating by exploring three-dimensional artwork and designing our very own cars. “Why are you sitting in a box? It’s not a box!” Today, we’ll be inspired by the children’s story “Not a Box” and use our imaginations to make our very own car sculptures with cardboard boxes and other recycled materials. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art…

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Trunk or Treat at ACM

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kids will trick-or-treat at the Museum to get their bags filled with sweets! Costumed kids* will also receive FREE admission into the Museum between 11 am and 3 pm. ACM Members are FREE! 

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November 2018

$5 – $10

Race Night at ACM

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Put your racing skills to the test every second Thursday of the month in the Speed Zone at ACM! Our CXC racing simulators are linked together to provide a realistic racing experience against other drivers. Compete on famous tracks such as: Darlington, Daytona, Dover and more!

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If Cars Could Talk

November 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the second Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. Free for ACM Members or included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics by…

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Family STEAM Day

November 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2018

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math. 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 2018

If Cars Could Talk

December 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

There are many chapters to the story of the automobile. If cars could talk, they might just share stories we never imagined. Each month, our speaker will pick a car and offer a fascinating peek into its history. Join us the second Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. Free for ACM Members or included with Museum admission. Bring a lunch, or enjoy a meal from Classics by…

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