Summer Solstice Celebration
Friday, Jun 21, 2013, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Drum in the beginning of summer at the Autry! Learn the symbolic and cultural significance of drums in this multicultural, interactive presentation and workshop. Families will make their own drumming instrument and participate in the community drum circle as the sun sets and we welcome the summer solstice in Griffith Park.
Maggids of Memory
Once a month, May through December 2013, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
The maggid is a kind of storyteller, a person whose connection to the tales of the Jewish past can illuminate and inspire us in the present day. Each month, hear from a variety of modern maggids as they share their stories and memories of the Los Angeles mosaic.
Community Garden at the Mt. Washington Campus
Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in gardening? Come join students from the UCLA Community Programs office and SCIC/American Indian Family Partnership staff Saturday mornings at the Mt. Washington Campus and learn about gardening and healthy living.
Autry Farmers Market
Every Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
The new Autry Farmers' Market, sponsored by L.A. City Farm and open Saturday mornings in the South parking lot, offers a great selection of organic and conventional produce from local farmers, as well as specialty artisanal products, hot food, fresh-cut flowers, and baked goods.
THE AUTRY IN GRIFFITH PARK
Autry Museum and Store Hours
Tuesday–Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays except Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents' Day, when admission is free.
Crossroads West Café
Tuesday-Friday 9:00 am – 4:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00pm
Students w/ ID and Seniors (60+): $6
Children (3–12): $4
Autry members, active military, veterans, peace officers, and children under 3: Free
The Autry is located in Griffith Park, northeast of downtown Los Angeles, California, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
All areas of the museum, including restrooms, are wheelchair accessible. Free strollers and wheelchairs are available for checkout on a first-come, first-served basis. Audio guides are available for $3 (free for members).
Virgil Ortiz at the Autry Store
Virgil Ortiz, Venution Soldier Female Jar, 2013
Virgil Ortiz, Rez Spine Tote – Limited Edition
Get going with a stylish Virgil Ortiz Limited Edition Rez Spine Tote. This exquisitely handcrafted, all leather tote with Ortiz's signature Rez Spine and Turkey Track symbols takes you from conference calls to cocktails in a flash! Features dual strap handles, zip closure, full suede lining, interior zip wall pocket and two media pockets. Made in Native America®.
Virgil Ortiz, Female Lizard Transformation, 2013
Art of the West—The 25th Anniversary Exhibition
Autry National Center on TripAdvisor
Every second Tuesday of the month
The Autry is Turning 25!
The History of Wells Fargo & Company is inseparable from the history of the American West. The stagecoach and galloping team of six horses—the symbol that is synonymous with Wells Fargo—recalls a time when the stagecoach was the dominant means of long-distance overland transportation and communication.
The Motoring Explorer: Philip Johnston and the American Southwest—The rise of auto tourism played out in the Auto Club’s member magazine—originally titled Touring Topics before a name change to Westways in 1934—especially in the work of Philip Johnston, the author of 120 articles between 1925 and 1962.
Capturing California’s Romantic Past:The Watercolor Works of Eva Scott Fenyes—This online exhibition features slideshows and stories behind 56 watercolors by Eva Scott Fenyes in the Autry's collection.
The Colt Revolver in the American West: This online exhibition features slideshows and the stories behind 130 Colt artifacts in the Autry's collection.
Spanish Songs of Old California: This online exhibition focuses on Charles Lummis' turn-of-the-century project to preserve, by recording, the traditional music of Southwestern Indian and Hispanic cultures.
History and Cultures of Mexico and the Southwest: The Autry National Center’s permanent collection of colonial Latin American artifacts includes objects that exemplify the material culture of New Spain's northern frontier or "borderlands."
More Than a Dream—Aviation Development in Southern California: An online exhibition from the collections of the Automobile Club of Southern California Archives
Opera in the Autry Collections: This online exhibition draws on the collections of the Braun Research Library, the Autry Library, and the Museum of the American West.