November Public Program
On November 19th at 1:30pm, join Studebaker National Museum Archivist Andrew Beckman on a virtual tour through the Studebaker factory as it stood during the 20th Century. This multimedia presentation will feature images and video from the Studebaker National Museum Archives that illustrates all phases of Studebaker vehicle production from the foundry to the final assembly.
Mr. Beckman is a native of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and holds a BA in History from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as well as a mid-level certificate in Collections Preservation from the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies in Mount Carroll, Illinois. Prior to his arrival in South Bend in 1999, he worked for the Sheboygan County Historical Society in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and at the Wade House State Historic Site in Greenbush, Wisconsin. In addition to his position as Archivist at the Studebaker National Museum, Mr. Beckman serves on the boards of the Society of Automotive Historians and the Stone Soup Community, a South Bend-based social service agency. Andrew Beckman is the author of two books: The Studebaker National Museum: Over a Century on Wheels, and Studebaker’s Last Dance: The Avanti.
Holiday Open House
The holidays are finally here! On November 20th, we will have a special opening of our Museum Store along with free admission to the Museum. Participants will be able to view the spectacular Christmas decorations and entered into prize drawings every half hour. The open house will be from 5:30pm - 8:00pm. Click on the link below to view the flyer. If you bring the flyer to the open house, you will recieve 30% on your Museum Store purchase!
Design Contest 2014
Have you wanted to design your own Studebaker? Here is your chance! Click on the link below to check out our brochure to learn what can be qualified. Fill out the entry form on the brochure and send it via email or to the Museum.
2014 Car Raffle
Our Car Raffle has finally begun! Single tickets are $50 and $100 for three tickets. To purchase your tickets, please call the museum at 574-235-9714. All tickets are due on December 2nd at 5pm and the drawing will begin at 6pm.
First Prize Winner: Your choice of a car or $30,000
Second Prize: $1,000
Third Prize: $500