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Wednesday, July 26–Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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Exhibition Highlights

  • Paul Penna, Downhill Racer, July 1968 (detail), 35mm Kodachrome slide

    Play!

    June 18, 2017–January 7, 2018

    Experience the next level of toys and games at this new Autry exhibition. Through more than 200 historic objects from the Autry’s diverse collections, Play! explores the role of toys and games across cultures and over time. Featuring dolls, board...

  • Standing Rock: Art and Solidarity

    Standing Rock: Art and Solidarity

    May 20, 2017–February 18, 2018

    In April 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota launched a large public campaign to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Over subsequent months, an unprecedented movement developed among allies from hundreds of other Indigenous nations...

Wednesday, July 26

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Tuesdays–Sunday, Through July 28, 2017 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Activities

    Drop-in Family Fun: Let's Play

    June 20–July 28, 2017, Tuesdays–Fridays, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

    In celebration of the Autry’s new Play! exhibition, enjoy four square, hula hoops, checkers, cards, and more. 

Thursday, July 27

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Tuesdays–Sunday, Through July 28, 2017 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Activities

    Drop-in Family Fun: Let's Play

    June 20–July 28, 2017, Tuesdays–Fridays, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

    In celebration of the Autry’s new Play! exhibition, enjoy four square, hula hoops, checkers, cards, and more. 

  • Music and Festivals

    Sizzling Summer Nights

    Thursday Nights, Through August 17, 2017, 5:30–9:00 p.m.

    Dance the night away with L.A.'s best salsa and Latin fusion bands.

Friday, July 28

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Tuesdays–Sunday, Through July 28, 2017 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Activities

    Drop-in Family Fun: Let's Play

    June 20–July 28, 2017, Tuesdays–Fridays, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

    In celebration of the Autry’s new Play! exhibition, enjoy four square, hula hoops, checkers, cards, and more. 

Saturday, July 29

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Tuesdays–Sunday, Through July 28, 2017 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Explore our exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what’s on display.

  • What is Traditional Ecological Knowledge?
    Lectures and Workshops

    Basket-Weaving Workshop: Cahuilla Basketry

    Saturday, July 29, 2017, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Join weaver Rose Ann Hamilton (Cahuilla), and learn how to create your own Cahuilla-style coiled basket-medallion.
  • Film and Television

    Young Frankenstein (1974) on the Autry Lawn

    Saturday, July 29, 2017, 5:30–11:00 p.m.

    During select Saturday nights, bring a picnic blanket and head over to the Autry Lawn to watch classic movies projected in HD onto the largest outdoor movie screen on the West Coast. 

Sunday, July 30

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Tuesdays–Sunday, Through July 28, 2017 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

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

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Explore our exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what’s on display.

  • Lectures and Workshops

    America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith

    Sunday, July 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

    Author Julia Bricklin explores the talents that made Lillian Frances Smith a star and peels away the layers of her fifty-year career.

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