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 a part of the rotating display, we currently have a 1960 Thunderbird AACA ITC Senior Award Winner owned by Tom Young; a 1962Thunderbird owned by Jerry Magayne; and a 1957 Thunderbird owned by Ron Whitmoyer.
on loan from Ron Whitmoyer
on loan from owner Tom Young
on loan from Jerry Magayne
More on the story behding the 1962 Thunderbird Saving a rare ‘bird
Past Vehicle Includes:
1957 Battlebird Thunderbird
1957 Thunderbird with a Birdnest
1963 Principality of Monaco Thunderbird
1965 Ford Thunderbird 2-door hardtop
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.
Click these links for more of a history on each of these vehicles that will be part of the first
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 717-566-7100.
Learn more about the International Thunderbird Club>
Check back for additional vehicles that will be on view throughout the summer and into the fall!