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Rev Your Engines for 30th Annual Docent Course at the California Automobile Museum

18 Dec

Sacramento, CA – Docents are volunteer teachers/tour guides who interpret the museum’s story to visitors from around the globe. At the California Automobile Museum, docents are the heart and soul who bring a sense of camaraderie to the nonprofit organization. This course is for dreamers, history enthusiasts, conversationalists, museum dwellers, university students, all around good nature […]

A ‘bigger and better’ Sacramento Beer Week set to take place in February

18 Dec

The popular Sacramento Beer Week is brewing up a bevy of sudsy festivities for its return in February. The annual celebration, which was previously handled by its founder Dan Scott, will now be helmed by the Northern California Brewers Guild and its executive director Darrell Amerine, and take place Feb. 26 through March 8. “We […]

Santa Comes Early to Sacramento 195 new bicycles are surprise gifts to foster kids and other children during holiday event

18 Dec

SACRAMENTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Close to 200 Sacramento area children and teens were astounded to receive new bikes last night, donated by community members and businesses and assembled by local volunteers including members of the Sacramento Wheelman Club, Sacramento Police Department, and Sacramento Police Department Cadets. “We look forward to this event every year” The surprise gifts […]

FUEL Newsletter from the California Automobile Museum! July/August 2014

02 Jul

Time is Ticking: Museum’s Bucket List Makes Progress From the Desk of Executive Director, Karen McClaflin I have a dear friend who has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently going through chemotherapy. The C word – Cancer. When mortality is in question, you start to look at your own life and what you’ve accomplished. There […]

FUEL NEWSLETTER May/June

28 Apr

Cover Story: Thoughts for the Future and a Growing Museum From the Cadillac of our Executive Director, Karen McClaflin Last month I had the privilege of attending both the California Association of Museum’s conference in Napa as well as the National Association of Automobile Museums’ conference in Los Angeles. It’s always an amazing opportunity to […]

New Home Project Announcement

01 Mar

February 15, 2014 – The California Automobile Museum is disheartened to announce that Paul and Renee Snider have decided to discontinue their pursuit of a Natural History Museum here in Sacramento.  The Sacramento Waterfront Museums Project was to be a combined natural history museum and an expanded California Automobile Museum on the spot where CAM […]

FUEL: High Octane News from the California Automobile Museum (March/April)

28 Feb

From the Desk of our Executive Director, Karen McClaflin I am sad to say we are losing our bookkeeper and membership coordinator of over eight years, Olessya Zhuk.  With more institutional knowledge than anyone else here, we will miss her greatly; not just for that, but also her beauty, grace and Russian accent!  For years, […]