Autry National Center

The Autry's Anniversary Gala
Saturday, October 5, 2013

Kris Kristofferson, recipient of this year's Spirit of the West Award

Special performance by Larry Gatlin

Featuring Bob Eubanks, Master of Ceremonies

6:00 p.m.      Silent Auction and Reception
8:00 p.m.      Live Auction and Dinner
10:00 p.m.    After-Party in the Plaza

Black Tie or Dressy Western │Complimentary Valet │Reservations Required

For sponsorship and ticket information, please call 323.667.2000, ext. 331.

Annual Gala

©Jamie Pham Photography

About the Annual Gala

For 25 years, the Autry’s annual Gala has been one of Los Angeles’ most anticipated social events. This black-tie or dressy Western evening includes the presentation of the Spirit of the West Award, a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions (the most unique in Southern California), an elegant dinner, entertainment by top performers, and dancing under the stars at the after-party.

Past honorees include Senator Ben Nighthorse-Campbell, Roy Clark, Merle Haggard, Clint Eastwood, Johnny Cash, Kevin Costner, Melissa Gilbert, N. Scott Momaday, Sergio Leone, and many other distinguished individuals and foundations.

Our largest fundraiser, proceeds from the annual Gala fund our education and outreach programs which serve thousands of students, families, teachers, and scholars each year. 


Autry National Center
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 [map]

Gala Committee

Jackie Autry


Special Advisor

Betsy Ulf


Sponsorship Chair

Marvin Elkin


Entertainment Chair

Stanley B. Schneider


Auction Chair

Federico Jimenez


Richard Allen
Sharon L. Allen

Mary Allison

JoAnn M. Anderson
Sandra J. Ausman

Colleen A. Caballero

Vince Caballero

Raymond P. Caldiero

Marian Craver

Theodore F. Craver Jr.

Simona B. Elkin
Sandra Gordon

Constance K. Level
Leon J. Level

Sherryl A. Nicholas
Leslie A. Pam

James R. Parks

Lois R. Rice
Sharon Rogers-McKay
Lora A. Sandroni

Franklin E. Ulf
Lynn Valbuena
Fausto Yturria Jr.


4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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