Monthly Archives: August 2014

Howard Hughes 1955 Packard Caribbean

  When Packard created the Caribbean in 1953, it gave the storied brand a much-needed jolt of style and prestige that was missing from its regular lineup. Once the most prestigious of the American luxury brands, Packard started in fine … Continue reading

Posted in News & Events | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Lecture Series

Arts and Architecture regular speaker, Richard Stanley, will trace the evolution of the American automobile to 1970 and will discuss its connection to architecture, and other applied arts—especially in relation to the contribution of Harley Earl.  Weather permitting, he will … Continue reading

Posted in Archives | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Tribute to Gassers

  Limited to the first 80 cars. Register HERE.  The “Gasser” may be a racecar from another era, but its image has transcended changing times to represent the spirit of competitive American drag racing from the 1960s. With this inspiration, … Continue reading

Posted in Archives | Tagged , , | Comments Off