Plan an Event
When planning for a special event, you want to give your guests an out-of-the-ordinary experience that is truly unforgettable. If you are like most people, you look for a venue that will excite, inspire, entertain, and delight everyone on your list.
The Autry National Center in Griffith Park is the perfect setting for a cocktail reception for 40 to 1,400, a stylish dinner for 400, or an outdoor festival for 4,000. Your guests will enjoy a unique and enriching experience as they explore the myths and realities of the American West in an exclusive viewing of our permanent galleries and changing exhibitions.
Many of our corporate partners have found that the museum is the ideal location for business conferences, seminars, and corporate retreats. We are just minutes away from downtown Los Angeles and the Burbank Airport. Meeting space is available in the Mary Pickford Education Center and the Wells Fargo Theater.
Event Planning and Catering
Whether you are planning your company’s annual awards dinner, an employee picnic, or a family celebration, our friendly and knowledgeable Event Services staff will provide all the personal attention and professional expertise you need to make your function a resounding success.
For more information or to schedule a visit, fill out the form to your right or call us at 323.667.2000, ext. 379 or 395.
We look forward to showing you firsthand all that the Autry has to offer!
EVENTS AND MEETING SPACES
Reminiscent of a California mission’s central courtyard with its striking bell tower and handsome tile, the Museum Plaza provides a spacious alfresco setting.
- 8,300 square feet of open-air event space
- Receptions for up to 750 guests
With its dramatic architecture, vaulted ceilings, and an overlook to Heritage Court, our beautiful lobby provides a perfect setting in which to welcome your guests with warm and inviting hospitality.
- 1,800 square feet of indoor event space
- Receptions for up to 200 guests
- Formal dinners for up to 60 guests
Heritage Court is ideal for a casual luncheon, an elegant dinner, or any lively gathering. This gracious area is surrounded by a colorful panoramic mural depicting both the history and myth of the American West. Your guests access this inviting atrium-like area by descending a grand staircase from the lobby.
- 2,200 square feet of indoor event space
- Receptions for up to 500 guests
- Banquet seating for up to 200 guests
- Theater-style seating for up to 300 guests
Wells Fargo Theater
Available for business presentations, screenings, concerts, and performances, this 207-seat theater is well appointed with SurroundSound, 35mm and 16mm capability, video projectors, and an attached greenroom.
Pine Meadows Lawn
Tented affairs, company picnics, concerts, and festivals are just a few of the event possibilities in this expansive park-like setting.
- Three acres of outdoor event space
- Banquet seating for up to 2,000 guests
- Theater-style seating for up to 4,500
Mary Pickford Education Center
This versatile room has a classroom-style setting with an eighty-person capacity.