Porsche Design Exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art

The North Carolina Museum of Art, located across from the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, has a special exhibition of Porsche cars and related topics beginning Saturday October 12, 2013 and continuing through January 20, 2014, with additional presentations sprinkled throughout. Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed marks the North Carolina Museum of Art’s first design exhibition, exploring the history and development of the Porsche lineage from the 1930s to the present day.

http://ncartmuseum.org/exhibition/porsche-by-design-seducing-speed

Featuring 22 automobiles, Porsche by Design presents cars owned by the Ingram family of Durham, Ralph Lauren, Steve McQueen, and Janis Joplin, as well as the one-of-a-kind Panamericana concept car on loan from the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. There are videos as well. Tickets are typically $18 for adults with various discounts available, especially to museum members. And free cars shows or “meetups” in the museum parking lot on four Saturdays this fall:

Porsche Meetup  Saturday, October 12 (exhibition opening day)

European Car Meetup  Saturday, October 19

American Cars and Hot Rods Meetup  Saturday, November 9 honoring veterans

Art Cars Meetup  Saturday, November 30