Adult Education

World of Speed values lifelong learning. Discover the many adult education opportunities available for you at the museum! Whether you’re looking for a basic car care workshop or a lecture with a racing legend, our programs are designed to provide engaging, interactive experiences with adults in mind.

 
 

AM-106: Fix Your
Own Car

 

We’ve got a new class! World of Speed is hosting AM-106: Fix Your Own Car in a partnership with Clackamas Community College. This do-it-yourself course is for students who want to work on their own cars, and includes an overview of the following topics: oil changes, lubrication, fluid checks, brake maintenance, cooling systems, electrical systems, basic car safety, and other quick services.

The section is taught by Rachelle Leach, a Certified Master Technician. Women are encouraged to take this course, but all are welcome!

The 11-week course will take place at the museum on Tuesday evenings, beginning April 4; tuition for the length of the course is $233. To learn more information or to register, visit www.clackamas.edu.

 

Les Schwab Workshops

 

These free workshops are offered on select Saturdays, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All workshops include admission to the museum and a free tire pressure gauge to take home. Check back soon for details on upcoming workshops!

 

WORLD OF SPEED HOBBYIST SERIES

 

Paper to Pavement: Coupe Build 

In this exciting new class for adults, we are building World of Speed's next raffle car — a classic coupe! As part of this program, participants are planning and executing vehicle assembly, working with electrical systems, preforming light fabrication, and more. The workshop is under the direction of Pat Nesbitt, an avid hobbyist and long-time automotive instructor and professional.

This class is ongoing, and enrollment is closed. Check out the progress through the Start Line Club's rear window as the coupe is built throughout the spring, and keep checking back for information on how to get a chance to win this great car!

 
 
 
 

Volunteer talks

 

Discover amazing facts about racing, engineering and more

Discover amazing facts about racing, engineering and more as you join World of Speed volunteers for a series of free informal discussions in our museum. Volunteer Talks take place the first Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Be sure to get in on this unique opportunity to learn and explore. 

 

Speaker Series

 

The World of Speed Speaker Series brings guest presenters from racing, engineering, and more to share their passion with guests through dynamic, interactive presentations. Programs are free with museum admission.

 

The Expert’s Picks for 2017 | Hagerty Seminar

Saturday, July 22, 1 p.m.

The collector-car market is always changing. What’s ahead for the rest of 2017? Get the inside scoop from the guys who know! Our panel of collector-car valuation experts will share their personal picks, from entry-level collector cars to higher-end sports and performance machines.

Dave Kinney is an ASA appraiser and the publisher of Hagerty Price Guide.

Brian Rabold, Hagerty’s vice president of valuation services, is deeply involved with Hagerty’s online valuation tools, and is the editor of Hagerty Price Guide.