Learn From the Experts
The Gilmore Car Museum’s annual Winter Lecture Series is highly anticipated every year. Each week a different speaker will present on a variety of intriguing topics from Michigan based history to aircraft to automobiles, of course!
When is lecture series?
- Every Sunday at 3pm in the Heritage Ballroom
- January through April
Admission is easy -
- FREE to museum members
- Included with your museum general admission ticket
- $5.00/person if you are only attending the lecture
* The Winter Lecture Series will not be streamed via Facebook, YouTube or any other means.
- 1/9: The Transportation Kings of Kalamazoo
- 1/16: The Rise & Fall of Mercury
- 1/23: Aircraft Restoration
- 1/30: Lincoln's Winning Smile
- 2/6: Put it in Drive - the Hydra-matic Transmission
- 2/13: Rediscovering Automotive Barrier Breakers
- 2/20: Fact or Fiction: The Myths of the Tucker ’48
- 2/27: The Chautauqua Movement
- 3/6: Open Wheel Racing
- 3/13: Michigan Wine Country
- 3/20: Advertising and Marketing of the Motorcar: from 1900 to the late 1960s
- 3/27: Michigan State Parks Along the West Michigan Lakeshore
- 4/3: The Wonderful World of Art Fitzpatrick & Van Kaufman
- 4/10: Miracle on Piquette Avenue
- 4/17: NO LECTURE - EASTER
- 4/24: Volkswagen - The History of a People's Car
Have a topic idea that you'd like to present at a future series? Please email our Director of Education, Fred Colgren.