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#GiveBIG 2015
Tuesday, May 5
 
Be a champion & give to America’s Car Museum on May 5! Donations will be stretched thanks to additional funds from The Seattle Foundation and corporate sponsors. In addition to the Seattle Foundation stretch pool, Chuck and Pam Lyford have given ACM a 1:1 matching challenge grant, up to $2,000! Help us meet this challenge by supporting us on #GiveBIG day! All donations of $40 or more qualify for a one year ACM membership!

Help support Education, Restoration and Preservation on #GIVEBIG by choosing America’s Car Museum as the non-profit you will support with your donation through the Seattle Foundation.

Your gift to America's Car Museum on #GIVEBIG will help inspire lifelong learning. ACM reaches a wide range of audiences from pre-kindergarten to post-secondary, toddlers to seniors, scouts to afterschool clubs, and families to adults. We aspire to spark creative learning of all types for all ages. Through the Hagerty Education Program at America's Car Museum, we are supporting a pathway to careers and hands-on career-based education for young people across the country by awarding scholarship and educational grants to organizations committed to automotive restoration and preservation.

On Tuesday, May 5, join other 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 via email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram about how you are giving to support America’s Car Museum!

Make your gift by visiting www.seattlefoundation.org, click on GiveBIG and find LeMay – America’s Car Museum on the list of participating non-profits.
Support ACM and learn more about #GiveBIG here.

Cruise-Ins at ACM
Thursday, May 14  |  5 - 8 pm

 
Every second Thursday we feature vintage vehicles on the Anderson Plaza, April through October, rain or shine! The Cruise-Ins are free and anyone can participate.

Mix and mingle with other car enthusiasts while listening to music, vote on the People’s Choice Award and enter to win the raffle drawing.

ACM is open until 8pm for Cruise-Ins, so be sure to explore the Museum and check out the new Vintage Station Wagon display in the Route 66 gallery!

NEW THIS YEAR! GRAVEDIGGER’S BBQ  – SERVING:
  • Tri Tip, Pulled Pork or Ribs with beans
  • Assortment of soft drinks and water
APRIL WINNERS:
People’s Choice:
Gary and Judy Wilson - 1963 Triumph TR3 B
Best Paint Job:
Jim and Loree Pickett - 1937 Chevrolet Cabriolet
Best Interior:
Ken Ganey - 1937 Ford 5 Window          

SIGNATURE EVENTS
Tomorrow, thousands of people will travel to Churchill Downs for the 2015 Kentucky Derby, but on Friday, June 26, ACM will have a true Celebration of Horsepower in support of the Museum's education programs. Mint juleps, a Derby hat contest, raffle roses, and gourmet cuisine from El Gaucho are just a glimpse of all that is in store for this year’s Wheels & Heels Annual Gala. Click here to purchase your tickets now and learn more about the event!
Tickets are now available for Cars & Cigars on Saturday, August 1, outdoors on the Anderson Plaza at ACM. Enjoy El Gaucho signature appetizers, local spirits, live music, and Montecristo cigars!
Enter to win a 2015 Indian Chief Vintage motocycle! Raffle tickets are now available for purchase at the Museum. Tickets are one for $20 or six for $100 and the winner will be drawn at the 2015 Vintage Motorcycle Festival: The MEET at ACM on Saturday, August 22. Learn more about the event, purchase your tickets to attend or register your motorcycle online at vintagemotorcyclefestival.com.
Tickets are now available for the Pacific Northwest Concours d’Elegance. Don’t miss this annual celebration of classic and antique automobiles presented by U.S. Bank and Ascent.
Click here to see the 2015 featured classes or enter a car for consideration.
FEATURED AUTO

1965 Ford Mustang Convertible

This Mustang will be auctioned off at this years Wheels & Heels Annual Gala: Kentucky Derby - A Celebration of Horsepower.

Recently on display as part of ACM’s 2014 Masters of Mustang exhibit, this 1965 Mustang Convertible was donated by the owner for auction sale to benefit America’s Car Museum. This two-owner automobile has been owned and lovingly cared for as a collector car by the same family since 1975, the paint scheme was changed from its original green color to this later issue Ford yellow by the first owner. The car sports the accessory luggage rack, a new power top and new seat covers. It is powered by a 289 V8 with dual exhaust, an updated Edelbrock 4-barrel carburetor and front disc brakes with dual master cylinder making it a very nice driver.

Appraised Value: $24,000
Special thanks to The Fengler Family for their incredible support of America’s Car Museum

Specifications:
Ford V8 289 c.i. 200 h.p.  |   Automatic Transmission  |  Bucket Seats  |  
Power Steering  |  Power Brakes  |  Power Convertible Top
Meet our winner! Kayrina, age 11, was the staff favorite for an education mascot.  When asked, “What inspired your design?” Kayrina shared “Well, I was thinking of cars in the old days.  Looking in the internet, I got an idea of my car design.”  She also shared that her “vehicle is powered by electricity.” 

Read more about Kayrina and the contest here.
UPCOMING EVENTS
May 05 - If Cars Could Talk: Cars of Prohibition
Charles Smith, ACM Educator and Docent, will be highlighting the automobiles used during the U.S. Prohibition Era in conjunction with PROHIBITION: A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Watch the KBTC event teaser here.



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May 16 - Family STEM Day
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May 16 - Take A Spin
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Extended Museum Hours Through June
Thursdays  |  5 - 8 pm

 



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