Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Join the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum when we host local author Andretta Schellinger for two talks on the cultural influences behind airplane nose art. The first talk at 11 a.m. will be about how comics and cartoons influenced airplane nose artwork. The second talk at 1 p.m. will be more about the wide range of cultural influences, like movies, TV, and fashion that impacted airplane nose artwork. Schellinger will also be giving away promotional material for her up and coming book “Nose Art on Military Aircraft” which is a continuation on her original work “From Knights to Skulls: The Cultural Evolution of Nose Artwork.”
In addition to the two talks, the restoration shop will be open for a tour at noon for visitors to see the progress on our 1938 Rearwin Speedster. The museum will have its airplanes and automobiles out and about for visitors to enjoy too.
WAAAM is located at 1600 Air Museum Road. Admission is $14 for adults, $12 for those 65 and older, $6 for kids 5-18, and free for children under 4.