Calendar

Sunday, May 20–Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Exhibition Highlights

  • Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca

    Through January 5, 2020

    Featuring paintings, sketches, and lithographs, Coyote Leaves the Res: The Art of Harry Fonseca focuses on the recurring figure of Coyote, a trickster, shape shifter, and storyteller capable of moving undetected between different worlds. This exhibition explores the...

  • Indian Country: The Art of David Bradley

    Through January 5, 2020

    Drawing influence from diverse sources such as Santa Fe–style painting of the 1930s–40s, Renaissance art, pop culture, advertising, and film, David Bradley’s work is at once serious and fun, historical and contemporary.

  • Investigating Griffith Park

    Now on View

    What makes Griffith Park special to you? For many Angelinos, the name evokes a panorama of memories—from picnics, hikes, horses, and softball games to the zoo, observatory, trains, and, of course, the Autry.

    But how much do you ...

Sunday, May 20

  • Film and Television

    Artbound: The Art of Basketweaving (2018)

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Drop in to learn more about this practice through The Art of Basketweaving, co-produced by the Autry and KCETLink Media Group and inspired by the California Continued exhibition. 

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

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

    Journey through our popular exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what's on view.

  • Music and Festivals

    Western Music Association Showcase

    Third Sunday of Every Month, Noon–3:00 p.m.

    Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the West and the American cowboy!

  • Highlights of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection
    Drop-in Activities

    Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, Noon–5:00 p.m.

    Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area! This event is at the historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington campus.

  • Highlights of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection
    Drop-in Activities

    Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

    Sunday, May 19, 2019, Noon–4:00 p.m.

    Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area! This event is at the historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington campus.

  • Drop-in Activities

    Garden Chat: Chia Café Collective

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join the Chia Café Collective for a drop-in discussion on Southern California ethnobotany and an opportunity to taste samples from their new book, Cooking the Native Way. 

Saturday, May 26

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

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

    Journey through our popular exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what's on view.

  • Drop-in Activities

    In the Galleries: Gene Autry’s Vision

    Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    Maxine Hansen, Gene Autry’s former executive assistant, is a fount of information about Gene Autry, his career in music and movies, and the building of the Autry Museum. 

  • California Continued Ethnobotanical Gardens
    Drop-in Activities

    Garden Chat: The Tongva and the California Environment

    Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    The Autry offers drop-in garden activities several weekend days a month. The garden program features cultural and environmental educators from California’s diverse Native communities. 

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