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October 2015

Cleworth: Cars, Art & Inspiration

October 1 - December 31

Exhibit extended through end of year! In celebration of Tacoma’s Art Month, LeMay-America’s Car Museum is honored to showcase renowned artist, Harold Cleworth.  Known as the “painter laureate of the car”, his trademark “super realism” paintings grace the homes of celebrities along with car and art enthusiasts.  His talent has garnered commissions from car companies, the Pebble Beach Concours D’Elegance, and automotive legends including John DeLorean. His passion to create has yielded an illustrious career.  After attending Manchester College of…

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November 2015

Drive Down Hunger

November 1 - December 5

For the entire month of November, ACM is partnering with Northwest Harvest to put the brakes on hunger in Tacoma. The Museum will accept non-perishable food donations in the lobby daily between 10 am and 5 pm. All visitors who donate two or more items will receive $2 off ACM admission. ACM and Northwest Harvest first partnered together in November 2012 to help make Thanksgiving a bit more comfortable for local communities. The first Drive Down Hunger food drive in…

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December 2015


  Black Friday. Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday! We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. What is #GivingTuesday? It’s a simple idea. On Tuesday, December 1, come together with ACM supporters across the country to give for one common purpose: to celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile. Then tell everyone you can (email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) about how you are giving to support America’s…

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If Cars Could Talk: Automobile Customization

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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 first Tuesday of each month, and explore the story of cars with Museum curators, staff, or local personalities over lunch. There is no better barometer for trends in society than a custom car. From its inception, the automobile has…

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Member Double Discount Day

All Museum members receive 20% off in the ACM Store and Classics Café! Not a member? Not a problem. Join when you visit the Museum on or before December 2 and receive these member benefits. Consider joining before you leave the Museum and apply the cost of your admission ticket to a Membership! We have a membership level to meet your needs. Find the level that fits you best here.

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King 5 Home Team Harvest

December 5 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Your favorite KING 5 personalities will broadcast live from ACM from 7-10am! ACM and Northwest Harvest first partnered in 2012 to help Drive Down Hunger in Pierce County by collecting non-perishable food donations, this partnership has grown into annual event in November. We are thrilled to be expanding our partnership in 2015 as a new collection site for KING 5 Home Team Harvest to put the brakes on hunger across Washington.

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American Muscle – Modified Madness Exclusive Member Preview

As a benefit of membership, Bronze Key Drivers and above are invited to an exclusive member preview of the Modified Madness exhibit. Enjoy live music, light appetizers and beverages provided by Hedges Family Estate and Budweiser, a presentation by ACM’s Curator of Exhibitory and the unveiling of the restomod muscle cars. $25/Guest to attend. The first 150 members will receive a commemorative exhibit poster. Parking is complimentary. RSVP by December 6 at rsvp@americascarmuseum.org or 253-779-8490. Not a member but interested…

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Race Night at ACM

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Thursday

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! Race Nights are open to members, friends and the general public! Teams are also welcome to join in on the fun.

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American Muscle – Modified Madness Exhibit Opening to Public

Back by popular demand…with a twist…based on the enthusiastic response we’ve received from thousands of visitors, the American Muscle exhibit has been extended with an entirely new set of muscle cars in American Muscle – Modi­fied Madness. Modi­fied Madness is about “restomod” muscle cars from 1964 – 1972 that have been contemporized in appearance and/or performance. The story of the American muscle car started with John Z. DeLorean when he imagined an untapped market for young people looking for ever-increasing power and…

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Member Early Access: American Muscle – Modified Madness

Not able to make it to the exclusive member preview on December 10? All ACM members are invited to view the Modified Madness exhibit before it opens to the public on December 11. Parking is complimentary for members until 10am. Please bring your membership card for early entry into the Museum.   Not a member but interested in attending the exclusive preview of American Muscle – Modified Madness before the public? Explore membership today!

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