Studebaker National Museum receives prestigious award

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Studebaker National Museum won the “Preserving the Vision” award September 19 at the EyesOn Design Concours D’Elegance in Michigan.

This award is given to any museum or individual who preserves and/ or restores historic and stylistically significant examples of a designer’s art.

The 2021 theme was Marques of Extinction: Significant Designs of Bygone Brands.

Studebaker National Museum displayed three automobiles at the event: a 1924 Studebaker Light Six Demi-Coupe with coachwork by the Shanghai Horse Bazzar & Motor Company of Shanghai, China, a 1956 Packard Predictor concept car, and Brooke Stevens’ Studebaker Sceptre concept car.

EyesOn Design is an automotive exhibition judged by solely by automotive designers and was founded in 1987 with support from GM, Ford, and Chrysler.

EyesOn Design has raised over $4 million for the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.

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