NATIONAL AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM RAFFLES OFF CORVETTE FOR 2019 FUNDRAISER Annually, the nonprofit National Automobile Museum raffles off a car donated by a generous supporter as a fundraising effort. In November 2019, one winner will take home a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette C6 2-Door Hatchback, in addition to helping support the National
The Evolution of Gasoline Quality. Thurs., Nov. 14. Presented by Museum Docent Chair Rod Smith. Rod Smith heads the docent program at the National Automobile Museum and is retired from Chevron after 34 years in refinery and pipeline management. He served as Operations and Maintenance Manager of the Caspian Pipeline
National Automobile Museum Celebrates 30 years in Reno with Free Admission and a Flashback to the past.
Power up your DeLorean… recharge your flux capacitor… and get ready to experience Back to the Future just like Marty McFly! The Museum will take guests on a journey back in time during their 30th Anniversary celebration with free admission for the community, a 1980’s themed flashback costume party with
Billy Durant. Thurs., Oct. 10. The colorful genius who created General Motors. Presented by automotive historian William N. Cathey, Ph.D. William N. Cathey retired in 2012 as Vice Provost and physics professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. His career at UNR began in 1967.
Jackie Frady, president and executive director is retiring and her 38-year career with Harrah’s Automobile Collection and the National Automobile Museum, and 27 years as Executive Director, will conclude on November 7, 2019. I have been blessed with a remarkable career, both highly rewarding and challenging, which made for a
The Lincoln Highway. Thurs., Aug. 8, The road trip that created the Interstate Highways. Presented by historian Jim Bonar. Jim Bonar is a former high school teacher, who finished his career as a math teacher at Sparks High School. His retirement interests include the preservation of historical trails, roads, American
1923 “Copper-Cooled” Chevrolet World’s rarest Chevrolet and the genius behind it. Presented by Museum Docent John Sell John Sell is a docent at the National Automobile Museum and retired tech executive. He was the founder/CEO of Network Computing Services, the Minnesota Supercomputer Center Inc., and Research Equipment Inc., all companies that