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Largest Car Show of the Season Arrives Saturday, August 2nd

Celebrating its 34th year, the RED BARNS SPECTACULAR has been sponsored continuously by the Kalamazoo Antique Auto Restorers Club and the Gilmore Car Museum since it began in 1980. Among the over 1,200 show cars, this year’s highlights will include a Ford Mustang Corral, station wagons as the featured auto, vintage military vehicles, old time campers, classic boats and a parade of very rare “High Wheeler” automobiles that are over 100 years old and much more.

Five Cultural Institutions Make Announcement This Thursday at Press Conference

The Gilmore Car Museum, along with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Air Zoo, Binder Park Zoo, Kalamazoo Nature Center, will host a press conference to make a major announcement this Thursday at 12:30pm. Join us at the Air Zoo to learn more about a new partnership between these Southwest Michigan cultural institutions.

Press Conference:
Thursday, April 24 at 12:30 p.m.
Air Zoo – 6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002

Please RSVP to Patrick Brent at pbrent@airzoo.org or (269) 350-2811.

Gilmore Car Museum Highlights Presidential Visits This Weekend

This Sunday, April 13th at 3pm, the Gilmore Car Museum’s Spring Speakers Series highlights these two Presidential visits with Lincoln scholar Tom George and former Kalamazoo Central principal Von Washington, Jr. During their lecture, you’ll learn of new research and discoveries into President Lincoln’s visit and hear fascinating behind-the-scenes stories and little-known facts about President Obama’s visit.

Avid Automobile Historian to Share the “Art of the Art Deco Automobile”

All cars have stories, and this Sunday, March 30th at 3pm, noted author David Lyon will present “The Art of the Art Deco Automobile” as part of the Gilmore Car Museum’s Spring Speaker Series.

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