Lectures and Workshops

  • Lone Star

    What Is a Western? Film Series: Lone Star (1996)

    Saturday, May 4, 2019, 1:30 p.m.

    Screened in 35mm. John Sayles’ iconic film shows us the mysterious borderland where the Old West meets Modern America.

  • Book Talk: Wildlife of Los Angeles

    Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

    Join Charles Hood, author of A Californian’s Guide to the Mammals Among Us and coauthor of Wild LA: Explore the Amazing Nature In and Around Los Angeles, for a conversation on finding nature in the city. 

  • Cowboy Lunch: John Wayne

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Rediscover some forgotten classics and hear stories from stars and filmmakers as producer/ host Rob Word captures it all for his YouTube series, A Word on Westerns.

  • Reflections: Saturday With Harry

    Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Join Patsy Phillips, close friend and Director of the Museum of Contemporary Native Art, for an intimate reflection on Fonseca’s work as a contemporary Native artist.

  • L.A. River Native Community Discussion

    Saturday, June 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m.­–2:00 p.m.

    L.A. County is partnering with community organizations throughout the region to incorporate your needs, concerns, hopes, and the vision for the entire L.A. River.

  • Harry Fonseca

    Members' Morning at the Museum: Harry Fonseca

    Saturday, June 29, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

    Amy Scott, Executive Vice President for Research and Interpretation and Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross Curator of Visual Arts, will provide a tour and discussion of the exhibition.