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October 2019

If Cars Could Talk – The Art and Architecture of LeMay – America’s Car Museum: Building the Museum

October 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join Jeff Gordner, former ACM Facilities Manager, as he discusses the construction of our iconic building. Mr. Gordner will share information about both the interior and exterior of the structure, focusing especially on the wooden beams that create its unique shape. 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 or automotive topic and offer a fascinating peek into…

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Educator Night at the Museum

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

Educators, you’re invited! Join us for a fun, FREE evening at the museum. 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 by prominent organizations in the Puget Sound area. Discover engaging, innovative, standards-based ways to bring the arts, social studies, science and other subjects into your classroom or to bring your students out into the community! Highlights include: • Light bites and refreshments…

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Family STEAM Day: Don’t Drip and Drive and Lights On for Orca Recovery Day

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join the ACM Education team and representatives from the City of Tacoma for this fun family event at the Museum! In honor of Fall Car Care Month, we’ll be sharing things you can do to keep both your car running smoothly and the waterways clean. Professionals will also be on-site checking car lights to ensure you’re safe on the roads as we head into the dark winter nights. Don’t Drip and Drive and Lights On for Orca Recovery Day Outdoor…

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Club Auto: Right Away Tire & Griot’s Garage Tech Session

October 26

Club Auto Members-only Event RIGHT AWAY TIRE & GRIOT’S GARAGE TECH SESSION Saturday, October 26 LeMay – America’s Car Museum Learn tire care maintenance and tips, plus have time to ask the experts! Club Auto Members and above are invited to attend a special tech session with Right Away Tire & Griot’s Garage. Join us for coffee & pastries while Right Away Tire’s team of professional wheel & tire experts and Griot’s Garage car care experts lead us on a journey…

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November 2019

Free Military Admission on Veteran’s Day

November 11

ACM recognizes the contributions of America’s veterans and current service members. Active duty, retirees and veterans will receive complimentary Museum admission on Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11.

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If Cars Could Talk – Saving History: The 1930 Ford Model A Cabriolet Project

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

Join ACM Curator of Collections, Renée Crist, as well as members of the Ford Model A club, as they update us on the Museum’s Ford Model A Cabriolet restoration project. The team is currently performing a frame-off restoration of the 1930 Ford Model A Cabriolet, which is part of the ACM Collection and has never been on display in the museum due to it needing extensive repairs. Hear first-hand how the project is progressing and see more pictures of the…

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An Intimate Dinner with Steve Saleen

November 15 @ 5:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Experience a truly rare, intimate evening with a nationally acclaimed racer-turned-manufacturer Steve Saleen. This is an opportunity to get up close with one of the leading automobile craftsmen while enjoying a four-course tasting menu from El Gaucho with top-tier wine pairings by Hedges Family Estate.

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Saleen & Caffeine: Coffee & Donuts with Steve Saleen

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

LeMay – America’s Car Museum invites you to the newest exhibit, Saleen a Journey from the Heart of a Racer to America’s Supercar. This is your opportunity to meet one of the most successful and well-known automotive legends in the country Steve Saleen!

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Family STEAM Day – Meet & Greet with WWU’s Formula SAE Team

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

WWU Racing, Western Washington University’s Formula SAE team, is a student led engineering team that operates as an engineering business. Come meet the team, learn about research on the race track with the student racers, and check out their awesome race car! Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Member Double Discount Day

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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! Not a member? Join today or when you visit the Museum* on or before Member Double Discount Day to receive these member benefits. Click here or call 253.779.8490 to find the membership level that fits you best. *Did you know that before you leave the Museum you can apply the cost of admission towards the purchase of a membership?…

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