Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic Symposium
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Inspired by the new exhibition at the Autry, Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic, this symposium, presented with the Historical Society of Southern California and the UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, will consider the influence of the Jewish community in Los Angeles and the ways in which the city has shaped it in return.
Latin Jazz Sunday at the Autry
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Experience an evening of playful music and rhythmic dancing with Cal State L.A.’s award-winning Afro Latin Ensemble. Directed by Dr. Paul De Castro, the ensemble has established itself as one of the leading student music ensembles in the nation, providing graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to study and perform music from the rich traditions of Salsa and Afro Latin music. A cash bar and light refreshments will be available, and the museum galleries will remain open throughout the evening.
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.
Tuesday–Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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).
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.
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Virgil Ortiz at the Autry Store
Virgil Ortiz, Venution Soldier Female Jar, 2013
Virgil Ortiz, Tall Figure, 2013
Virgil Ortiz, Female Lizard Transformation, 2013