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Wednesday, August 23–Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Exhibition Highlights

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

    Play!

    Through 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...

Saturday, August 26

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays–Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Every Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

    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: Pine Needle Basketry

    Saturday, August 26, 2017, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Try your hand at a pine needle basket, a popular style that can be made into almost any shape!
  • Film and Television

    In Old Monterey (1939) and Heart of the Rio Grande (1942)

    Saturday, August 26, 2017, Noon–2:30 p.m.

    Several of Gene’s films leading up to his military service, including this month’s double feature selections, referenced America’s participation in World War II.

Sunday, August 27

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays–Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Every Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.–Noon

    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.

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