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Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm To Feature First & Last Studebaker Avantis

Jul 01, 2022 The first and last Studebaker Avantis produced will be on display at the 2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Studebaker Avanti’s debut Avanti chassis #1001 is will be exhibited by LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington The last Studebaker Avanti chassis #5643 will be Read More →

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The Great Race Comes to South Bend

The Great Race 2022 Logo
Jun 15, 2022  South Bend, IN— Over 150 automobiles participating in the Great Race, the world’s premiere vintage car rally, will arrive at the Studebaker National Museum and The History Museum on Wednesday, June 22, where the museums serve as a lunch checkpoint on the 2022 Hemmings Motor News Great Race, presented by Hagerty Drivers Club  Beginning at Read More →

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The Avanti: America’s Most Advanced Automobile

A white Avanti sits in front of the Indianapolis Speedway pagoda as part of proceeding surrounding the Indy 500.
Apr 04, 2022 The Studebaker Avanti was one of the industry’s most imaginative and sensational vehicles For the Avanti’s 60th anniversary, the Museum will explore the Avanti’s improbable origin story and its place in the 1963 automotive landscape The exhibit will look at contemporary reviews and road tests as well as promotional materials and Read More →

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Museums for All

Feb 09, 2022 The Studebaker National Museum is committed to ensuring that all visitors, regardless of economic status, are able to access the Museum’s galleries It is a core focus of the Museum to increase access to and awareness of the Collection, which tells the story of South Bend’s long industrial heritage and of course, the rich Studebaker Read More →

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Registration now Open for Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm 2022

Rolls Royce at Concours d'Elegance at Copshaholm
Jan 14, 2022 The fourth annual Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to be held Saturday, July 9, 2022, at the historic Copshaholm Mansion in South Bend’s West Washington Street Historic District, hosted by the Studebaker National Museum SOUTH BEND, IN – The Studebaker National Museum announces vehicle applications are now open for the fourth annual Read More →

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Studebaker National Museum Receives 1964 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

A black 1964 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk sits in front of the restored Studebaker factory building in downtown South Bend
Dec 16, 2021 The Studebaker National Museum recently received a 1964 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk as a gift to its permanent Collection This Hawk was formerly owned by Brooks Stevens, an industrial designer who handled Studebaker’s styling program from 1962 to 1964  After falling sales in the late 50s and early 60s, Studebaker considered discontinuing Read More →

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Help restore the Studebaker used in The Muppet Movie

1951 Studebaker Commander from the Muppet Movie in its current condition
Dec 15, 2021 The Muppet Movie holds a special place in the hearts of millions and changed cinema forever as it brought the beloved Muppets to the big screen  The Museum is the proud caretaker of the 1951 Studebaker which is one of the most iconic images from the movie We need your help to raise funds restore this amazing automobile to its former Read More →

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Ford’s Willow Run Bomber Plant

Ford Willow Run Plant
Nov 05, 2021  Presented by Matt Anderson, Curator of Transportation at The Henry Ford Museum Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members Join Matt Anderson, Curator of Transportation at The Henry Ford Museum, for a look at the Ford Motor Company’s Read More →

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Free Admission for Veterans on Veterans Day

Veterans Day
Nov 04, 2021 On Thursday, November 11, in honor of Veterans Day, the Studebaker National Museum and The History Museum are offering free admission to all veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces and their families On display is Manufacturing Victory, a joint exhibit by the Studebaker National Museum and The History Museum, which celebrates Read More →

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Studebaker National Museum Awarded Operating Support Funds

Oct 22, 2021 Grant provided by Indiana Humanities with Funds from the American Rescue Plan The Studebaker National Museum has been awarded an Operating Support Grant of $20,000 from Indiana Humanities with funds from the American Rescue Plan The grant provides funding relief to humanities organizations adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic The Read More →

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