A colourful landscape, accompanied by the words "DRIVE, Reimagining the Ride. March 9, 2022 - April 30, 2023"

DRIVE: Reimagining the Ride

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DRIVE: Reimagining the Ride

March 9, 2022 – April 30, 2023

Vehicles help us work, play, and move. Some of them help us dream, and some might be made of dreams. Let your imagination run wild in DRIVE: Reimagining the Ride.

See creative adaptations of vehicles of years past, from the solar-powered Nanook, to an amphicar that slides from land to sea and back again, to the stylish Bricklin SV-1 sportscar that inspired the famous DeLorean. Learn what a hearse, a tractor, and a sports car have in common. Take a pit-stop in the hands-on Tinker Garage, where visitors of all ages can express their creativity through monthly themed activities. 

Twelve vehicles spanning from the 1890s to the 1990s, on loan from the Reynolds-Alberta Museum and Remington Carriage Museum, tell varied stories of imagination and creativity in addressing our basic need to get ourselves—and our things—from place to place.

Enter another world and explore the similarities and differences between vehicles of different eras, context, purpose, and approach, and gain appreciation for the imaginative minds of inventors and designers.

Share your journey with #DRIVEatRAM!
 

The machines on display in this exhibition are generously on loan to us from the collections of the Remington Carriage Museum in Cardston and the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin. Continue your journey by visiting these sites! 

 

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Continue the DRIVE

After visiting DRIVE: Reimagining the Ride, continue your journey with a historic road trip! Present your receipt at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin and receive one free equivalent admission. Valid for visits between March 9 - May 15, 2022.

Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. No cash value/cannot be redeemed for cash. Non-transferable.

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