Events at Cooper Technica
An Evening with Peter Brock at Cooper TechnicaApril 23, 2015
In a charity event sponsored by the Concours d’Elegance of Chicago to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities, Peter Brock discussed how American and European design ideas and philosophies, especially aerodynamics, influenced his design work. Learn more.
Ready, Set, Fête: The Annual Benefit for Alliance Française of Chicago at Cooper TechnicaMay 20, 2015
Cooper Technica hosted the annual benefit for our partners Alliance Française of Chicago. Alliance Française supports and promotes the forthcoming Concours d’Elegance of Chicago, and coordinates cultural, educational and historical programming with us. 130 guests attended, and were treated to dancers, live music, a live auction, hors d’oeuvres and special cocktails. David Cooper gave a tour and presentation on the restoration of Millicent Rogers’ 1937 Delage D8-120 Aérosport Coupe to the VIP guests. Learn more.
Ephraim Hill Climb and Concours d’Elegance, Door County, WisconsinSeptember 11-13, 2015
A weekend event featuring rare pre-war European and American classics and significant post-war sports cars. The schedule includes a welcoming party, Saturday morning hill climb, alternative events like a tour of Door County boutiques, a delightful spa and world-renowned cooking school. Saturday evening there will be a dinner dance with 14 piece big band. Sunday will be the Concours along the lakefront. Information and tickets at www.ephraimhillclimb.com.
CARMA: A Musical Celebration of the American Automobile, at the Museum of Contemporary Art ChicagoSeptember 23, 2015
World-class pop jazz singer and pianist Carol Welsman will debut CARMA, a one-of-a-kind musical tribute to the history of the American automobile in Chicago on September 23rd. Sponsored by the Concours d’Elegance of Chicago to benefit Ronald McDonald House and other local charities, this event will also feature some of the cars featured in the songs displayed on the MCA’s rear terrace. For more information and tickets visit www.concourschicago.net.
The Inaugural Concours d’Elegance of Chicago at Northerly Island, ChicagoJune 3-5, 2016
A new annual world-class event set downtown on the Chicago lakefront.The Concours d’Elegance of Chicago is an invitational exhibition, judged by experienced judges from around the world, of the world’s finest vehicles from the last 130 years. The Concours benefits Ronald McDonald House and other local charities. For more information visit www.concourschicago.net.
Restoration of Vintage Automobiles