Saturday, October 23, 2021
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Join us for a party to celebrate the opening of LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting! See the dazzling paintings that portray a spectrum of vehicles from the first half of the Twentieth Century to the present, LUSTER is a celebration of mechanical and artist design and style.
Wander the Lyman Allyn lawn while viewing classic cars and marvelous motorcycles, compete in a costume contest by dressing in your best 1950’s and 60’s retro attire, enjoy food and drink from local trucks, breweries, and vendors, and more.
Rain date scheduled for October 24
Tickets (per person)
Ticket cost provides all food and beverages and supports Museum fundraising.
$55 for members
$125 Patrons Circle
$55 Classic Car Owner
Click here to purchase tickets.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Questions? Call 860.443.2545 ext. 2129 or email us.
Interested in showing off a classic car or motorcycle? Let us know the make and model with your RSVP! Main lawn space is available but limited, with additional spaces throughout the Lyman Allyn property.
Food and Drink
Enjoy food from Woodfellas Pizza, Greekin’ Out Food Truck, Tox Brewing, Dude’s Donuts, Hot Rod Café and more!
Let the fun continue!
Join us at the official After Party at Hot Rod Café in Downtown New London, from 6-9 pm. Proceeds from the evening will support the Lyman Allyn Yellow Bus Fund.
LUSTER: Realism and Hyperrealism in Contemporary Automobile and Motorcycle Painting, Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C., David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director. This exhibition is generously supported by The Gates Automotive Group; the Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts; and an anonymous foundation.