Cartersville, GA – Join the Savoy Automobile Museum on April 3, 2022 from 2:00 – 3:30 pm in the Savoy Theatre as Stephen Murphy presents “Selected Pieces from the Richard H. Driehaus Automobile Collection.” His presentation highlights several cars from the Driehaus Collection currently on display at Savoy as part of The Great American Classics exhibit as well as vehicles from the Collection that will be included in the upcoming American Art Deco exhibit, slated to open on April 5, 2022 at Savoy.
About the Speaker
Stephen Murphy – Director, The Richard H. Driehaus Automobile Collection
Stephen manages all aspects of the Richard Driehaus collection, from day-to-day operations to acquisitions and strategic planning and PR. He is an ASE™ certified automotive repair technician and master collision repair technician with twenty years of restoration experience under his belt. He believes in mentorship and “passing it forward” in all aspects of life. As such, he serves as an ambassador for the RPM Foundation and is actively involved with the automotive programs of the Chicago area schools and community colleges.
He is a lifetime member of the Classic Car Club of America, the Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Chicago Art Deco Society. He enjoys interesting cars and motorbikes, and gets to enjoy them regularly in the US and abroad. He guest judges cars at a number of US and foreign car shows. His innate curiosity feeds his interest in history and both old and cutting edge technologies, and he shares his knowledge eagerly.
Part of ‘Hoods Up!’ Weekend
Murphy’s lecture is offered in conjunction with our “Hoods Up!” Weekend, April 1 – 3. On these specific dates Savoy will lift the hoods on select vehicles in the museum to give guests an opportunity to peer under the hoods of some remarkable vehicles. Below is a list of the vehicles included in this event by gallery.
The Great American Classics – Gallery A
- 1941 Cadillac Series 60
- 1946 Lincoln Continental Coupe
- 1930 Duesenberg J Convertible Sedan – Driehaus Collection
- 1935 Auburn 851 Speedster – Driehaus Collection
- 1933 Pierce-Arrow, Silver Arrow – Driehaus Collection
- 1932 Ruxton Model C – Driehaus Collection
- 1932 Stutz DV-32 – Driehaus Collection
- 1931 Marmon Sixteen Sedan – Driehaus Collection
- 1934 Packard 1104 Super 8 Sport Phaeton – on loan from Sue & Millard Choate
Woodies – Gallery B
- 1946 Mercury Woodie Wagon
- 1953 Ford Crestline Country Squire Station Wagon
Savoy Collection – Gallery D
- 1936 Chevy Coupe Pickup
- 1932 Ford Model 18 Pickup
- 1932 Buick Model 67
This lecture is complimentary for members of Savoy and included with a purchased admission to the museum for non-members.
- General Admission: $15
- Youth (ages 3 – 12): $5
- Members receive unlimited COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION.
- Children 2 and under and active military (with ID) receive COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION.
About Savoy Automobile Museum – Savoy Automobile Museum connects people to the cultural diversity of the automobile. Whether you are a serious car collector, a weekend enthusiast, or simply a traveling motorist from Detroit to Daytona, Savoy aims to educate and entertain through changing exhibits, educational programs, and engaging experiences. The world-class museum campus sits on 37 acres in Cartersville, GA and provides access to a variety of automobiles and a specially curated collection of original automotive art. As the newest program of Georgia Museums, Inc., Savoy Automobile Museum joins a prestigious group of museums including Booth Western Art Museum, Tellus Science Museum, and Bartow History Museum.
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