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Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 65 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

Hours
Tuesday – Friday 10 AM through 6 PM
Saturday – Sunday 10 AM through 4 PM
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
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Birth of the Ford GT

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

The birth and evolution of the Ford GT – the iconic car that won Le Mans four times in the 1960s – will be explored at an event at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia on June 4th. The “Birth and Evolution of the Ford GT” will have on display, for the very first time at the same place, all the racing variations of the Ford GT: Mk I, Mk II, and Mk IV, as well as a Lola Mk 6, the car many believe was the inspiration for the Ford GT. 

$12

Americans at Le Mans Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1929 Stutz Supercharged Le Mans
* 1929 duPont Le Mans Speedster
* 1952 Cunningham C4R
* 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
* 1966 Ford GT40 Mk II
* 1967 Ford Mk IV

$12

Foundations of Photography 103 – Lenses and Filters

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Taylor will explore the creative options provided by various kinds of lenses and lens accessories. Lens Aperture and Focal Length will be discussed in detail to provide a better understanding of which lens works best for various situations and why. The course will also include exploring specialty lenses, from ultra-wide-angle, Fisheye, Macro, and Tilt-Shift lenses to ultra-long telephoto lenses & Prime lenses that can add a new dimension to your image perspective. The discussion will also cover understanding Tilt-Shift Perspective and Depth of Field. You will learn how lenses are manufactured to better understand why there is such a price & quality difference between them. The discussion will also explore several common and inexpensive lens attachments, from polarizers to neutral density filters.

$25 – $125

The Story of Stutz Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1916 Stutz Bearcat
* 1927 Stutz AA Black Hawk
* 1929 Stutz Supercharged Le Mans

$12

Sports Car Championship 1965 – Ford vs. Ferrari Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1963 Ferrari 250P
* 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe
* 1966 Ford GT40 MK II

$12

R.A.C. Tourist Trophy Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 SS
* 1934 MG K3 Magnette
* 1952 Jaguar C-Type
* 1958 Aston Martin DBR1

$12

Foundations of Photography 104 – White Balance, Color Temp, and Backlighting

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Taylor will explore the art and science of white balance and color temperature. This course covers how to adjust your camera's white-balance settings and what to do when the auto white balance goes wrong. The discussion will explore optional aids for white balance calibration, and scenarios where inaccurate color may well enhance, adding to the right stylistic choice. Backlighting will also be discussed as a way to expand your creative options in your photography. You will learn ways to make the most of shooting into the sun or a bright light source.

$25 – $125

Foundations of Photography 105 – Flash Fundamentals

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Flash is best used as a spice, too much or too little can be bad but used in the right amount and the right way, a flash can be very nice. Andrew Taylor will explore the concepts and techniques behind effective lighting with flash. The discussion starts with fundamentals that build on exposure principles taught in the previous installments of Foundations of Photography Exposure --simple techniques that improve the results from a camera's built-in or Hot-Shoe Flash. The discussion will include the flash concepts of Fill & Bounce Flash techniques and on using flash as a key light. The course will also explore topics ranging from syncing flash, repeating flash, to shooting with one or more off-camera flash units and flash accessories.

$25 – $125

Ettore Bugatti Demo Day

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum 6825 Norwitch Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1926 Bugatti Type 35
* 1936 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante
* 1936 Bugatti 57G Tank

$12

Hours and Info

6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215-365-7233
Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
Saturday – Sunday 10AM through 4PM
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays

About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

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