Drop-in Activities

  • Odd Night

    Odd Nights at the Autry

    Every third Friday of the month through October 2019, 6:00–10:00 p.m

    Enjoy an evening al fresco at the Odd Market, opening its doors to shopping, live music, food, and crafts at more than 100 vendor booths. 

  • Smithsonian Free Museum Day

    Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.

    On Museum Day, hosted by Smithsonian magazine, visitors can enjoy free entry to the Autry when they present an official Museum Day ticket.

  • Pan for Gold!

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

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

  • Theodore Payne Foundation: Firewise Landscaping

    Sunday, September 22, 2019, 11:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.

    Our partners from the Theodore Payne Foundation share tips for selecting plants and maintaining your garden as fire season approaches.

  • Gene Autry’s 112th Birthday

    Sunday, September 29, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Celebrate our museum’s founder with film screenings, discussions, and a complimentary slice of birthday cake. General adult admission is only $9.29 to mark this special occasion. 

  • Bank of America Cardholder Free Weekend

    Show your Bank of America card for free museum admission during the first full weekend of each month.

  • Working With Our Relatives: Plants, Animals, and the Earth

    Saturday, October 5, 2019, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join Haramokgnga staff as they share the many ways the Center and the community work with and protect the land for future generations. 

  • Free Tuesday!

    Every second Tuesday of the month

    Enjoy free admission to the Autry the second Tuesday of each month.

  • The Skies Above Opening Reception

    Saturday, October 12, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Organized by Highland Park–based artist Raoul de la Sota, this collaborative community exhibition brings together works by local artists exploring elements of space, skies, and cultural beliefs. 

  • 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!