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Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Graffiti USA Education Room Transformation

Education Room Transformation By:  Carly Russell The Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum’s Education Room recently received a generous donation of furnished work and materials, transforming this space into a remarkable showcase.  Technical Engineered Coatings Inc. of Folsom, California, donated $50,000 towards this project, while West Coast Industrial Flooring of Rancho Cordova, California, contributed $25,000.   […]

By February 6, 2024 Read More →
Graffiti USA – Major Transformation – Exterior Project

Graffiti USA – Major Transformation – Exterior Project

By: Carly Russell A major transformation project for the Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum kicked off at the beginning of December! The current projects underway are primarily made possible by the generosity of corporate sponsors and founding donors, including George Reed Family Companies, Boyett Petroleum, Beard Land Improvement Company, Burkett’s Pool Plastering, Joseph Bondi, and […]

By December 29, 2023 0 Comments Read More →
THE GREAT AMERICAN HOT DOG

THE GREAT AMERICAN HOT DOG

FoodView: THE GREAT AMERICAN HOT DOG By Chris Murphy and the ViewCrew 
Who wants Hot Dogs?  We all want hot dogs!   This is summer in Modesto and one of the best and easiest foods you can get is a good ole’ hot dog.  It really doesn’t matter how you do it, you just need to […]

By July 18, 2023 Read More →
Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum Celebrates 4th of July with Grand Marshals and Museum Preview

Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum Celebrates 4th of July with Grand Marshals and Museum Preview

Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum Celebrates 4th of July with Grand Marshals and Museum PreviewBy Carly RussellWe’re excited to announce that this year’s 4th of July Parade in Modesto will be led by a very special group of Grand Marshals – the current and past chairmen of the Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum, Brent Burnside, […]

By June 28, 2023 Read More →
Time to “Rock On” with MoBand

Time to “Rock On” with MoBand

Time to “Rock On” with MoBand The summer 2023 season has been announced; concerts start June 8 in Modesto. Time to dust off the lawn chairs and prep those picnic baskets as the 2023 summer concert season of the Modesto Band of Stanislaus County (MoBand) is ready to start June 8.  The Mancini Bowl in […]

By April 19, 2023 Read More →
Calling All Classic Cars to the 2023 Modesto Marathon Race Course!

Calling All Classic Cars to the 2023 Modesto Marathon Race Course!

Calling All Classic Cars to the 2023 Modesto Marathon Race Course! Sunday, March 26th, from 6 AM-2 PM Bringing a unique spin to this year’s race as only Modesto can, the 2023 Modesto Marathon will feature Classic Cars parked throughout the 5k, 10k, half, and full-marathon course!  This year’s Marathon theme, “Graffiti USA,” aims to […]

By February 20, 2023 Read More →
Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA

Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA

Lowrider Culture Takes Center Stage at Graffiti USA By Middagh Goodwin and Carly Russell     On the heels of Hispanic heritage month, and as the Modesto Crusier’s Council works towards recognition for their community and cultural pastime, (gatherings that commingle their love for classic cars and a celebration of family and support for the […]

By October 29, 2022 Read More →
Pony Car Stamps and Car Show

Pony Car Stamps and Car Show

Pony Car Stamps and Car Show By Carly Russell On Friday, September 16th the US postal service is holding a special event in honor of the Pony Car Commemorative Stamp release at the Graffiti USA Classic Car Museum in Modesto, CA.  Open to the general public from 10 AM-4 PM, attendees of this community event […]

By September 5, 2022 Read More →
Where Were You In ’62 

Where Were You In ’62 

Where Were You In ‘62  By Middagh Goodwin On August 1st, 1973, American Graffiti, the coming of age film co-written and directed by George Lucas, premiered at Los Angeles’ Avco Center Triplex. The film’s release was staggered across the country, opening on August 12th at New York City’s Sutton theatre and, on August 15th, 23 more theatres, including […]

By August 22, 2022 Read More →
TDHS Class of 62 Celebration

TDHS Class of 62 Celebration

Where were you in ’62?   Thomas Downey High School Class of 1962, If you happen to receive a “Save the Date” postcard in the mail that the TDHS 60th Reunion has been delayed, that is for a second Reunion party next year.   Happening soon, The TDHS Class of 1962 Celebration of our 60th […]

By July 6, 2022 Read More →
Legend of the Cruise: Dan Vierra

Legend of the Cruise: Dan Vierra

Dan Vierra Our Lady of Mercy High, Merced – 1961 Dan grew up on a dairy east of Turlock and attended Our Lady of Mercy High School in Merced. One of his earliest memories was receiving his first car – a pedal car – at age four. Since then he’s owned Studebakers, Pontiacs, Chryslers, Corvairs, […]

By June 7, 2022 Read More →
Legend of the Cruise: Vern Silva

Legend of the Cruise: Vern Silva

Vern Silva Turlock High School- 1965 My car was a 1957 Chevy. My senior ditch day was spent at a friend’s working on his car. Now I am helping friends with repairs and building cars from the ground up. I went to Vietnam from 1967 to 1968 and came back and started a family with […]

By June 6, 2022 Read More →
Legend of the Cruise the Deacons

Legend of the Cruise the Deacons

Deacons The Deacons car club was established 60 years ago and still meets as a group.Founded at Downey High School in 1962 by a group of young men who were interested in hot rods, cars, and drag racing. They were affiliated with the International Car Club of America. They all loved to cruise 10th Street […]

By June 6, 2022 Read More →
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Comes to Graffiti USA

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Comes to Graffiti USA

“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” Comes to the Graffiti Museum on April 2nd MODESTO, CA (March 28 2022) – We all know and love the classic 1968 film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, but we cannot wait to see it performed LIVE by Modesto Christian Performing Arts at the Gallo Center on April 8th. The Modesto Graffiti USA Museum is […]

By March 28, 2022 Read More →
Graffiti View- Own a Business on 10th St

Graffiti View- Own a Business on 10th St

GraffitiView By Chris Murphy Own a Business on 10th! Have you always dreamed of having a cool business on the Historic Cruise Route of 10th Street? This dream can come true! How, you ask? The Graffiti USA Museum is building a re-imagined 10th St inside the building. We are talking magic here. Think CarsLand, Disney […]