Calendar

Sunday, May 20–Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Exhibition Highlights

  • Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain

    Through January 6, 2019

    Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain represents the artist’s first major retrospective and a contribution to the substantial growing body of scholarship on contemporary Native artists. Bartow (Mad River Band Wiyot) established his art career in the 1980s...

  • La Raza

    LA RAZA

    Through February 10, 2019

    Published in Los Angeles from 1967-1977, the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza provided a voice to the Chicano Rights Movement.

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.

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

  • Western Music Association Showcase
    Family Activities

    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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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