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Paper to Pavement: Coupe Build

Educational programs for the adult automotive hobbyist!

Date(s): Thursday evenings, January 12 – May 18 (approx. 20 sessions)

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Price: $250 (members); $300 (non-members)

Join this exciting new class for adults and work to build the museum’s next raffle car — a coupe inspired by the film “American Graffiti”! As part of this program, you will:

  • Plan and execute the vehicle build and assembly
  • Perform light fabrication
  • Work with basic automotive electrical systems
  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot
  • Engage with other hobbyists

The workshop will be under the direction of avid hobbyist and long-time automotive instructor and professional, Pat Nesbitt. Basic knowledge of automotive tools and the building process recommended.

For more information, contact curator Ron Huegli at 503-563-6442 or

Register for the workshop!

Earlier Event: January 10
Scarab Exhibit Grand Opening
Later Event: January 13
Open Archive Day