Small Wonders: Mini, Micro, Pedal, & Toy Cars
November 21, 2020 – February 14, 2021
NEWPORT, R.I., November 18, 2020 – The Audrain Automobile Museum is too proud to announce the opening of its latest exhibition, “Small Wonders: Mini, Micro, Pedal, & Toy Cars” opening on Saturday November 21st and running through February 14, 2021. Audrain’s will launch the exhibit with a Virtual Opening on Friday 11/20/20 at 7pm on Audrain’s YouTube channel.
The Small Wonders exhibit will feature mini cars like the Fiat 600 Jolly (pictured below left) and micro cars such as the Peel P50 (pictured below right) and showcase post WWII pedal and tin & toy cars made by Meccano Dinky Toys.
Please join Audrain Automobile Museum CEO, Donald Osborne, as he celebrates and walks you live through the new exhibit on Friday, November 20, 2020 at 7:00pm EST. To be a part of the virtual exhibition opening reception please tune in live to the Museum’s YouTube Channel at 7:00pm EST on Friday, Nov. 20th.
About the Audrain Automobile Museum
The Audrain Automobile Museum has 7,500 square feet of gallery space at 222 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island. The Museum annually produces four (4) curated exhibits, typically displaying 12-16 vehicles cars of a particular period, genre or theme in a non-touch, self-guided experience. These exhibits attract more than 30,000 visitors per year. The Museum’s current exhibition “From the Racetrack to the Opera: Marques That Did It All” presented by Reliable Carriers, Inc. and Independent Insurance Advisors Rampart, LLC curates sixteen (16) cars ranging from the 1909 Isotta Fraschini Tipo FENC through the 1997 Ferrari F310B. The exhibit explores and celebrates the achievement of the remarkable manufacturers that created significant and memorable vehicles for the most demanding needs of both the racetrack
Article and photographs courtesy of Gibson Communications.