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International Thunderbird Club Exhibit

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May 18 – October 14, 2018

The Williams-Clyne Gallery here at the AACA Museum, Inc. will be home to some fabulous Thunderbirds!   Our friends at the International Thunderbird Club (ITC) are guest curating a display here at the Museum featuring a few of their favorite cars!   During the course of the exhibit date, the specific vehicles on view will vary.

As part of the opening line up,  we’re looking forward to having a 1960 Thunderbird AACA ITC Senior Award Winner owned by Tom Young;  a 1963 Principality of Monaco Thunderbird owned by Steve & Myrna Wishnick;  and,  the 1957  Battlebird Thunderbird owned by Richard Stuck.

 

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on loan from owner Richard Stuck

1960 Thunderbird Senior Award Winner

on loan from owner Tom Young

1963 Principality of Monaco Thunderbird

on loan from owners Myrna & Steve Wishnick

Artist Chris Osbourne will also provide an original Thunderbird painting featuring Tony Bennett and other famous musicians to adorn the gallery.   ITC Members from across the country will also be sharing a variety of memorabilia items for display in the gallery cases.

 

Chris Osborne Art

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Click these links for more of a history on each of these vehicles that will be part of the first

More on Tom Young’s 1960 T-Bird

More on the 1963 Principality of Monaco Thunderbird on loan from Myrna and Steve Wishnick

A short history of the Batlebirds by owner Richard Stuck

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Vintage Battlebird photos provided by owner Richard Stuck.

 

The Williams-Clyne Gallery was designed as space where the AACA Museum, Inc. can partner with a variety of clubs or other organizations within the automotive community to commemorate automotive milestones and to showcase specific marques.  We’re excited to have this space allowing us to work with the greater car community providing a changing landscape of vehicles and themes.   Please connect with us if your organization is interested in being guest curators of this gallery info@aacamuseum.org  717-566-7100.

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Check back for additional vehicles that will be on view throughout the summer and into the fall!