NCM Report for April, 2021
- Hits: 518
Stars and Cars exhibit now on display in the Skydome: The featured cars include George Jones’ 1978 Corvette and Roy Orbison’s 1967 Corvette Stingray. Along with their shared love for music, Jones and Orbison loved their Corvettes. The Museum is proud to honor the legacy of these two amazing musicians. In the words of Director of Collections/Curator, Derek Moore, these Corvettes “help us talk about the cross-cultural impact that the Corvette has. It is an affordable car that the masses can purchase, but it is also a car that celebrities own, love and drive.”
NCM Report for March, 2021
- Hits: 373
The Eastside Corvette Club has placed an order for an NCM Parking lot Banner: One of the fundraisers for the NCM that benefits both the Museum and local Corvette Clubs is the parking lot banner program. For a $500 tax deductible donation Local Corvette clubs can order a banner to be placed in the parking lot at the National Corvette Museum for the upcoming year. At the end of that year the NCM mails the banner back to the local club for their permanent use.
NCM Report for January, 2021
- Hits: 188
Tom Peters, Retired GM Design Chief, Joins NCM Team: A familiar face from General Motors is re-emerging from retirement to join the team at the National Corvette Museum. Tom Peters, former Director of Design for the GM Performance Car Studio and 2019 Corvette Hall of Fame inductee, has joined the Museum’s curatorial team effective January 2021 as Consulting Curator of Exhibits.
NCM Report for February, 2021
- Hits: 279
National Corvette Museum Receives ‘World’s Fastest Corvette’: The1984 Land Speed Record Race Car just joined the NCM Collection! Referred to as the ‘World’s Fastest Corvette,’ this highly modified 1984 has competed and held records in several Bonneville salt flat speed trial classes, reaching over 270 miles per hour
NCM Report for December, 2020
- Hits: 169
Two more Corvettes donated to the Museum: A Beautiful and special 1961 Honduras Maroon Corvette was donated to the museum in November by Lifetime Member, since 1991, Howard (Howie) Maxwell of Reading PA and Ocala FL.
1970 Corvette Donated In Memory Of Vietnam Veterans On November 11, 2020 at 11am. “Between 1954 and 1975, around 2.7 million Americans served in the Vietnam War,” shared Derek Moore, Director of Collections / Curator at the National Corvette Museum. “Approximately 600,000 of those Vietnam War veterans are still alive today. Dr. Harry and Anne Rumzek approached us to donate their 1970 Monza Red Corvette in honor of Vietnam Veterans.”
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