Autry National Center

Events Calendar

October 31 – November 14, 2014

Saturday, November 1

FPO

Lectures, Seminars, and Discussions
First Annual Education Symposium
9:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Enjoy a complimentary day of exciting and fun activities, and discover how the Autry supports the work of talented teachers in their classrooms. 


FPO

Family Activities
Bank of America Cardholder Free Weekend
10:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Bank of America’s Museums On Us: Free individual cardholder admission first full weekend of each month.


FPO

Special Events
Community Garden at the Mt. Washington Campus
10:00 am Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

Are you interested in gardening? Come join UCLA students and SCIC/American Indian Families Partnership staff Saturday mornings at the Mount Washington...


FPO

Family Activities
Pan for Gold!
11:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Learn how to pan for gold, just like the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

Sunday, November 2

FPO

Family Activities
Bank of America Cardholder Free Weekend
10:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Bank of America’s Museums On Us: Free individual cardholder admission first full weekend of each month.


FPO

Family Activities
Pan for Gold!
11:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Learn how to pan for gold, just like the 49ers did during the California gold rush!


FPO

Members Only
What's Next? A Members-Only Sneak Peek
5:00 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Shelby Tisdale, Vice President of Curatorial and Exhibitions, and Erik Greenberg, Director of Education and Visitor Engagement, will unveil plans for...

Friday, November 7

FPO

Special Events
Dinner With the Artists and Juried Awards Presentation
6:00 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Mingle with artists, art collectors, and sponsors, and be among the first to view the Juried Awards Winners in a special in-gallery display. Enjoy dinner...

Saturday, November 8

FPO

Members Only
American Indian Arts Marketplace
Members Preview Sale

8:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Members shop early from a selection of the finest in contemporary and traditional artworks at Southern California's largest American Indian arts...


FPO

Special Events
American Indian Arts Marketplace 2014
10:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

The largest Native American arts fair in Southern California, this high-end marketplace features 200 artists representing more than 40 tribes. Browse...


FPO

Special Events
Community Garden at the Mt. Washington Campus
10:00 am Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

Are you interested in gardening? Come join UCLA students and SCIC/American Indian Families Partnership staff Saturday mornings at the Mount Washington...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

10:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Family Activities
Autry Explorers: Native American Cultures
11:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Experience Native American dance, music, and storytelling with Robert "Tree" Cody (Maricopa/Dakota) and Native Wisdom, and see performances...


FPO

Lectures, Seminars, and Discussions
A Living Art: Contemporary Native American Beadwork
11:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Contemporary beadwork artists simultaneously preserve traditional techniques and experiment with new styles. Emil Her Many Horses (Oglala Lakota), an...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

11:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

12:30 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Special Events
Community Beadwork Drop-in Workshop
1:00 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Learn the basics of beading! Contribute your talents to a community beadwork project for display in the museum that will also become an artifact for...


FPO

Film and Television
Sundance Institute and
UCLA American Indian Studies Center Present:
This May Be the Last Time (2014)

5:30 pm The Autry in Griffith Park: Wells Fargo Theater

More than fifty years after his grandfather mysteriously disappeared, filmmaker Sterlin Harjo (Seminole and Creek) explores how music helped his community...

Sunday, November 9

FPO

Special Events
American Indian Arts Marketplace 2014
10:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

The largest Native American arts fair in Southern California, this high-end marketplace features 200 artists representing more than 40 tribes. Browse...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

10:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Family Activities
Autry Explorers: Native American Cultures
11:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Experience Native American dance, music, and storytelling with Robert "Tree" Cody (Maricopa/Dakota) and Native Wisdom, and see performances...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

11:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Film and Television
Screenings of
Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork

12:30 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Spirit in Glass (30 min.) is documentary filmmaker Penny Phillips's sixth film on contemporary Native artists. Through interviews with bead artists...


FPO

Special Events
Community Beadwork Drop-in Workshop
1:00 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

Learn the basics of beading! Contribute your talents to a community beadwork project for display in the museum that will also become an artifact for...


FPO

Performing Arts
Native Voices Fourth Annual Short Play Festival: Cut Short
1:30 pm The Autry in Griffith Park: Wells Fargo Theater

Native Voices at the Autry presents new short plays by Native American playwrights exploring the Indian boarding school experience and its effect...

Tuesday, November 11

FPO

Family Activities
Free Tuesday!
10:00 am The Autry in Griffith Park

Every second Tuesday of the month is free, made possible by Wells Fargo.

Thursday, November 13

FPO

Lectures, Seminars, and Discussions
School Environment Listening Tour for Native American Students
9:30 am The Autry in Griffith Park

The White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education (WHIAIANE) will hear from students, schools, and communities about ways...


FPO

Film and Television
American Road Documentary Screening
6:00 pm The Autry in Griffith Park

6:00 p.m.: Reception with filmmakers Kurt Jacobsen and Warren Leming 7:00 p.m.: Screening begins When Walt Whitman wrote about the “open...


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