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Built to Last: Studebaker Buildings Past & Present

This image of a former Studebaker dealership shows the Studebaker emblem far away on top of a 3 story building.
Dec 02, 2022  As an international company, Studebaker operated production facilities, sales outlets, showrooms, and dealerships in cities all over the world Many of these buildings have been torn down; those that remain have been repurposed Using historical and contemporary photographs of these iconic buildings, as well as select objects, this exhibition Read More →

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1938 Studebaker State Commander Convertible Sedan

1938 Studebaker State Commander convertible sedan. The car is finished in Tulip Cream (a pale shade of yellow) and features cathedral headlines on the fenders. The car sits outside the Museum with the archives building behind it.
Sep 08, 2022 The Studebaker National Museum acquired a 1938 Studebaker State Commander convertible sedan this week This car is one of only 224 produced for the 1938 model year and is one of less than a half dozen known to survive Studebaker’s 1938 models featured all new bodies, with styling by Raymond Loewy Associates The Convertible Sedan models saw Read More →

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Free Admission [with a downloaded ticket] to the Studebaker National Museum Annual Museum Day: A Celebration of Boundless Curiosity

Museum Day promotional image featuring several children looking over artwork as a teacher supervises.
Sep 06, 2022 The Studebaker National Museum will join museums and zoos from all 50 states, offering free admission on Saturday, September 17, 2022, with a downloaded branded ticket Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 17, 2022 as the 18th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participating museums open their doors to those who have a Read More →

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The Future is Here: Electric Vehicles in Michiana and Beyond

A 2008 Tesla Roadster in red sits in the Museum's Upper Gallery. This is one of the most well known electric vehicles
Aug 25, 2022 Presented by Leah Thill, Senior Environmental Planner with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 6pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium;  the Museum will be open until 8:30pm after the lecture $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campus members 2022 has been a tough year to Read More →

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Studebaker’s Avanti: America’s Most Advanced Automobile

1963 Avanti sits in front of the old Studebaker clubhouse. I man in a pink shirt walks towards the cars.
Aug 09, 2022 Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campus members, refreshments to follow Studebaker National Museum Archivist Andrew Beckman will take an in-depth look at America’s Most Advanced Automobile, the Studebaker Avanti  This presentation will look Read More →

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2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm Announces Winners

Best in Show winner at the 2022 Concours sits in front of the Copshaholm Mansion
Jul 12, 2022 SOUTH BEND, IN – The 2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm is pleased to announce this year’s award winners Competition was extremely tight, drawing entrants from more than thirteen states  Capturing Best Of Show was a 1936 Packard Super Eight, owned by Allen & Nancy Strong, from Urbana, IL It was selected from over 80 vehicles Read More →

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Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District: 1905-1936

Images celebrates Chicago's Motor Row District with logos and images of many of the buildings on motor row.
Jul 11, 2022 Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campus members, refreshments to follow Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District, is home to the largest, intact, early “motor colony” in the United States  Primarily located on south Michigan Avenue, it was Read More →

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The Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm To Showcase a Stainless Steel-bodied 1936 Ford

Jul 05, 2022 SOUTH BEND, IN – The Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm will showcase a stainless steel-bodied 1936 Ford Deluxe Tudor Touring Sedan, courtesy of the Early Ford V-8 Museum in Auburn, Indiana This car is one of six stainless steel-bodied 1936 Fords built by Allegheny Steel to promote the many uses of stainless steel The six stainless Fords were Read More →

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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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