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Jay Follis,
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269-671-5089, Ext. 13

cadillac-lasalle-museumGilmore Car Museum Continues to Grow with Grand Opening of The Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum on Sunday, September 28th

Located on the grounds of the Gilmore Car Museum, Cadillac-LaSalle Club Museum is dedicated to maintaining and exhibiting collectible Cadillacs and LaSalles, with the focus of the new museum and research center being to protect, promote and share the exciting history of these premier automobiles as well as their impact in the United States and worldwide over the past 100-plus years.

Over 1,200 Show Vehicles, Boats, Campers, and More Expected for 34th Annual Red Barns SpectacularOver 1,200 Show Vehicles, Boats, Campers, and More Expected for 34th Annual Red Barns Spectacular

All hobbyists are encouraged to join the fun by showing their 1989 or earlier car, truck, street rod or custom ride during the Red Barns Spectacular.

p060710ps-0898Gilmore Car Museum Highlights Presidential Visits This Weekend

President Obama’s Visit to Kalamazoo (Photo credit: In 2010, Kalamazoo Central High School was the winning school of the nationwide competition sponsored by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education to promote college readiness among the nation’s public schools. The prize – a commencement address given by President Obama.

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

david-lyonDavid Lyon, “The Art of Art Deco Automobile” Ducking into Western Michigan University’s Waldo Library during a downpour 30 years ago led Dr. David O. Lyon to become addicted to the history of automobiles. After retiring in 1998, the WMU professor emeritus of psychology turned that addiction into a second career as an automotive historian and writer.

1935-auburn-851sc-boat-tail-speedsterArt Deco Style in America’s Signature Collection (1935 Auburn 851SC Speedster) In his program, David will describe and interpret Art Deco automobiles, distinguishing between the American and European Art Deco style as he contrasts this particular art form with other automotive styles, supported by photographs of artifacts and autos from Gilmore Car Museum’s very own signature collection.

cadillac-lasalle-museum-ground-breaking-9.29.2013-34-1Cadillac-Lasalle Club Museum & Research Center Joins the Gilmore Car Museum as a Vintage 1948 Cadillac Showroom

Cadillac-LaSalle Museum Ground Breaking

Gilmore Car Museum Gives Back to Community07August2013 Explore More kids at the Gilmore Car Museum
Gilmore Car Museum Aims to Boost Education Efforts

Gilmore Car Museum - FamilyGilmore Car Museum Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s Ninth Annual Museum Day Live!

Museum Day Live