Jul
26
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving at the Saratoga Auto Museum. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle try our simulators to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission.

Science of Speed
Jul
27
11:00 am11:00

Science of Speed

Join us for a showing of “The Science of Speed.” Learn about how a NASCAR engine works faster and more efficiently than regular car engines. Emphasis is placed on the power of the engine and the safety measures used in NASCAR. Complete the quiz for a special prize. Ideal for 3rd through 8th graders, but can be completed with parental assistance. 

FREE with admission

Copy of Rebuilding a Racer: Day 4
Jul
30
1:00 pm13:00

Copy of Rebuilding a Racer: Day 4

The Saratoga Automobile Museum's "Rebuilding a Racer"  program embraces the history of the Offyette Quarter Midget and encourages students ages 11-18 to become part of the story. 

Beginning in March 2017, students began the process of restoring our 1956 Model 61 Offyette Quarter Midget, including researching the history of Quarter Midget Racing, preparing content for our Racing in New York exhibit, and learning through hands-on and classroom activities incorporating, S.T.E.M., art, history, and geography.

Youth ages 11-18 are eligible to participate in this free program. Space is limited and prior registration is required. A time commitment of 2 - 6 hours a month typically on a weekend will be requested of each participant.

To register, or for more information, please contact Lindsey Collins at 518-587-1935 x23 or lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Aug
9
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving at the Saratoga Auto Museum. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle try our simulators to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission.

Aug
19
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Aug
23
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving at the Saratoga Auto Museum. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle try our simulators to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission.

Sep
16
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Oct
21
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866


Rebuilding a Racer: Day 3
Jul
16
1:00 pm13:00

Rebuilding a Racer: Day 3

The Saratoga Automobile Museum's "Rebuilding a Racer"  program embraces the history of the Offyette Quarter Midget and encourages students ages 11-18 to become part of the story. 

Beginning in March 2017, students began the process of restoring our 1956 Model 61 Offyette Quarter Midget, including researching the history of Quarter Midget Racing, preparing content for our Racing in New York exhibit, and learning through hands-on and classroom activities incorporating, S.T.E.M., art, history, and geography.

Youth ages 11-18 are eligible to participate in this free program. Space is limited and prior registration is required. A time commitment of 2 - 6 hours a month typically on a weekend will be requested of each participant.

To register, or for more information, please contact Lindsey Collins at 518-587-1935 x23 or lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Jul
15
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Story & Activity Time
Jul
13
11:00 am11:00

Story & Activity Time

Join us for a story and then we’ll spend some time getting creative. Fun for all ages. Free with Admission. Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Jul
8
10:00 am10:00

Vintage at Saratoga - BMW Patroon Chapter Lawn Show

Saturday, July 08, 2017

Eighth Annual BMW Vintage at Saratoga 

Pre-Register your BMW today $10

The Eighth Annual Vintage at Saratoga will once again be held on the grounds of the Saratoga Automobile Museum on July 08, 2017. Vintage at Saratoga is open to all BMWs built in or before 1999 and we also invite all E 36 generation cars to join us. The weekend begins with a dinner in downtown Saratoga, New York on Friday night with the lawn show on Saturday. We will also plan drives on Friday and Sunday. Saturday’s activities will once again include a silent auction to benefit the BMW Foundation’s Street Survival program and its work to improve the skills of young drivers.

PLEASE NOTE: FEE IS $10.00 PER CAR REGISTRATION NOT PER PERSON  

ADMISSION = ONE CAR REGISTRATION = $10.00  -  ALL $10.00 PAID REGISTRATIONS INCLUDE 2 ADMISSIONS INTO THE MUSEUM

 

Jul
5
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving at the Saratoga Auto Museum. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle try our simulators to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission.

Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Rebuilding a Racer: Day 2

The Saratoga Automobile Museum's "Rebuilding a Racer"  program embraces the history of the Offyette Quarter Midget and encourages students ages 12-18 to become part of the story. 

Beginning in March 2017, students began the process of restoring our 1956 Model 61 Offyette Quarter Midget, including researching the history of Quarter Midget Racing, preparing content for our Racing in New York exhibit, and learning through hands-on and classroom activities incorporating, S.T.E.M., art, history, and geography.

Youth ages 12-18 are eligible to participate in this free program. Space is limited and prior registration is required. A time commitment of 2 - 6 hours a month typically on a Saturday will be requested of each participant.

To register, or for more information, please contact Lindsey Collins at 518-587-1935 x23 or lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Jun
17
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

SAM'S ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA
Jun
10
7:00 pm19:00

SAM'S ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

The Saratoga Automobile Museum presents our 15th Annual Fundraising Gala on Saturday, June 10th from 7pm-11pm! 

Proceeds raised will go directly toward The Saratoga Auto Musuem's educational initiative to improve the public's awareness of the life-threatening dangers of distractive driving. 

Music of Jill Hughes and the High Rollers

Complimentary wine and beer

Butlered hors d'oeuvres followed by a strolling dinner

Silent Auction

Photo booth

Thank you to our generous donors and our committee members!

Please RSVP no later than June 5th, 2017 by ordering your tickets on line.

For more information or would like to donate to our Silent Auction please contact:  Heidi Shull @ 518.587.1935 x 16 or Heidi.shull@saratogaautomuseum.org

 

Gala Committee

Co-Chair - Carly Connors

Co-chair – Stephanie Collins

Michele Massaroni

Elizabeth Perella

Elizabeth Macy

Tracy Williams

Diane Stage-Fowler

Jim Letts

Heidi Shull

Melissa Murphy

Robert Selkowitz Lecture
Jun
3
2:00 pm14:00

Robert Selkowitz Lecture

Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally Commemorating the 1903 Automobile Endurance Run

In October 1903 the first great test of automobile endurance ran 800 miles across fourteen New York counties and through Pennsylvania and Ohio to Pittsburgh. On September 23, 2017 Robert Selkowitz is producing a Pilot Rally over 90 miles of the original route in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. Seventeen makes competed with 34 entries and in the mountains they experienced a cold downpour of more than six inches of rain over dirt roads.

Selkowitz will tell this story of the birth of automobiling will also talk about the 1906 Glidden Tour Endurance Run which came through Saratoga Springs. An exhibit of his Vintage Car Drawings is on display at the museum this season.

May
21
8:00 am08:00

Spring Auto Show

Help support the SAM and join in for a fun day of friends, cars and so much more. 
ARRIVE EARLY! ARRIVE TOGETHER! EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Special Marks!

Camaros/Firebirds
Mustangs/Cougars
Barracuda/AMC etc
Late Model Muscle Cars

In the Main Field –
20 Judges Choice Awards
...
Special Awards:
SAM Volunteers Cars
Haggerty Kids Team
People’s Choice Award
Kid’s Choice Award
Best in Show

Car Pre Register $10
Day of $15

Spectator admission- $10- Kids 12 and under are free!

 

 


SORRY - NO DOGS OR BICYCLES ALLOWED ON SHOW FIELD
Pre-Register - $10.00
Day of $15.00

 

 

 

May
20
8:00 am08:00

Spring Auto Show Private Collection Tour and Luncheon - SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

Please join us for a private tour of Jim Taylor's rare and extensive auto collection at his state of the art facility in Gloversville followed by a delicious lunch at Lanzi's on the Lake! 

We will gather as a group at the Museum on Saturday morning for coffee and donuts and depart promptly as a group at 9am for Jim Taylors. 

Doors will open at the Museum at 8:00am for check in.

You will need a wrist band to enter the collection.  Driving directions will be available for your convenience.    If you would like to meet us in Gloversville,  please bring a copy of yourprinted receipt to receive your wristband. 

Please contact Heidi Shull at Heidi.Shull@saratogaautomusuem .org or by calling 518.587.1935 x16.   

 

 

May
13
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

The Saratoga Automobile Museum invites you to Cars & Coffee. Those who have passion for everything automotive are invited to join us at the Museum in the morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum at 8AM.
Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM.

Sponsored by Dunkin Donuts

110 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Apr
27
5:00 pm17:00

Saratoga County Chamber Mixer

The Saratoga County Chamber and the Saratoga Auto Museum welcomes you to join us! 

Please contact Keith VanVeghten,Vice President of Marketing & Events of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce@ www.saratoga.org to reserve your tickets.

Apr
20
2:00 pm14:00

Crafty Cars

Join us during Spring Break for Crafty Cars.

The Museum will provide the supplies to create a one of a kind car. Using everyday items like clothespins, toilet paper rolls, and buttons we will create some crafty cars!

Ideal for 2nd through 5th grade and fun for all ages. 2 Sessions scheduled. Space is limited. Free with Admission. Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Apr
20
11:00 am11:00

Crafty Cars

Join us during Spring Break for Crafty Cars.

The Museum will provide the supplies to create a one of a kind car. Using everyday items like clothespins, toilet paper rolls, and buttons we will create some crafty cars!

Ideal for 2nd through 5th grade and fun for all ages. 2 Sessions scheduled. Space is limited. Free with Admission. Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Apr
19
11:00 am11:00

Story & Activity Time

Whether you are traveling for the break or staying home, everyone knows that car rides can be boring. In Are We There Yet?, a boy feels time slowing down so much that it starts going backward--into the time of pirates, princesses, and eventually dinosaurs!

Join us for the story and then we’ll spend some time talking about road safety and completing an activity. Fun for all ages. Free with Admission. Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Apr
17
7:00 am07:00

4th Annual Bus Trip to the NY International Auto Show

Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the 2017 New York International Auto Show will showcase an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers will feature the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars.  Nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display at North America’s first and largest-attended auto show dating back to 1900. The Saratoga Automobile Museum has the privilege of being the featured museum onsite this year!

Please join us on Monday, April 17, 2017 for our 4th annual bus trip to NYC for the NY International Auto Show, held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Transportation will be provided by Upstate Transportation of Saratoga.

THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW

NY AUTO SHOW MEMBER TICKET $75

NY AUTO SHOW NON MEMBER TICKET $85

 

Depart Saratoga: Saratoga Automobile Museum promptly at 7am, arrive at the Jacob Javits Center at 11am

Depart Crossgates Mall: Please arrive at Crossgates Mall parking area at 7:20.
Directions: When you are southbound on the Northway get off the Crossgates exit and veer to the right. The parking lot is the first left. There is a sign Upstate Brown at the entrance. It is on the outer loop across from JCPenney. (If you wish to depart from Crossgates Mall please email Lindsey Collins - lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org)

Depart NYC: Jacob Javits Center at 6pm, arrive at the Saratoga Automobile Museum at 10:30pm

*Please arrive to the Saratoga Automobile Museum by 6:45am on to sign in and receive your tickets to the show. Driver gratuity included in ticket price. The bus will be equipped with a lavatory however we will make one rest stop on the way down, and one stop on the way home for a dinner break.

Contact: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org for more information

Safe Driving Saturday
Apr
15
10:00 am10:00

Safe Driving Saturday

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month!

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions. Free with Admission.

New York International Auto Show 2017
Apr
14
Apr 23

New York International Auto Show 2017

Saratoga Automobile Musuem will be an exhibitor at the New York International Auto Show. The show is held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th St, New York,  NY.   

Stay tuned as tickets will be on sale soon! 

 

Curator for a Day
Mar
25
11:00 am11:00

Curator for a Day

As the Saratoga Automobile Museum prepares to install our next exhibit The Gavel, we invite children to visit the Museum on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. for some behind-the-scenes secrets and a creative activity.

Participants are encouraged to bring 10 small items that fit in the palm of your hand from a personal collection. Suggestions include matchbox cars, mini-figures, photographs, or gemstones. Participants will learn about the Museum staff, the process of curating an exhibit, and they will use what they've learned and their objects to develop a personalized temporary exhibit. Items will be taken home the same day.

Free with admission.

Ideal for ages 7 and up, but appropriate for all ages with adult assistance.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, or for more information, please contact Lindsey Collins at 518-587-1935 x23 or lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Search through SAM's exhibits for the scavenger hunt answers. Bring back your answers to the Admissions Desk for a Free Gift!

Appropriate for all ages. Ideal for ages 7 and up. Can be completed with adult assistance.

Free with Admission

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Search through SAM's exhibits for the scavenger hunt answers. Bring back your answers to the Admissions Desk for a Free Gift!

Appropriate for all ages. Ideal for ages 7 and up. Can be completed with adult assistance.

Free with Admission

Rebuilding a Racer
Mar
18
10:00 am10:00

Rebuilding a Racer

The Saratoga Automobile Museum's "Rebuilding a Racer"  program embraces the history of the Offyette Quarter Midget and encourages students ages 12-18 to become part of the story. 

Beginning in March 2017, students will restore our 1956 Model 61 Offyette Quarter Midget, research the history of Quarter Midget Racing, prepare content for our Racing in New York exhibit, and learn through hands-on and classroom activities incorporating, S.T.E.M., art, history, and geography.

Youth ages 12-18 are eligible to participate in this free program. Space is limited and prior registration is required. A time commitment of 4 to 8 hours a month typically on a Saturday will be required of each participant.

To register, or for more information, please contact Lindsey Collins at 518-587-1935 x23 or lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Mar
17
1:00 pm13:00

Amy Stock Memorial at SAM

The Saratoga Auto Museum’s Distracted Driving Initiative increases awareness about making destructive driving decisions including eating, passenger distractions, using electronic devices, and driving under the influence.

Amy Stock was the cofounder of Sustainable Saratoga and a professor of Environmental Studies at SUNY Empire State College. On July 19, 2015, Amy was killed by a drunk driver. The STOP-DWI Amy Stock Memorial is a moving tribute to Amy and a valuable tool in distracted driving awareness. The Memorial will be on display at the Saratoga Auto Museum on Friday, March 17, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Safe Driving Saturday
Mar
11
11:00 am11:00

Safe Driving Saturday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Mar
11
10:00 am10:00

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Search through SAM's exhibits for the scavenger hunt answers. Bring back your answers to the Admissions Desk for a Free Gift!

Appropriate for all ages. Ideal for ages 7 and up. Can be completed with adult assistance.

Free with Admission

Safe Driving Saturday
Mar
4
11:00 am11:00

Safe Driving Saturday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.

Free with Admission

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Mar
4
10:00 am10:00

SAM's Saturday Scavenger Hunt

Search through SAM's exhibits for the scavenger hunt answers. Bring back your answers to the Admissions Desk for a Free Gift!

Appropriate for all ages. Ideal for ages 7 and up. Can be completed with adult assistance.

Free with Admission