Lectures and Workshops

  • Flavors

    Autry Flavors Dinner Series: The Urban Chuck Wagon

    Friday, February 23, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

    Sample a century of food trucks. Discover the historic flavors of oyster cocktails, tamales, and other street food specialties, then experience a modern take on food carts from chefs of today.

  • Reflections on La Raza

    Saturday, March 3, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

    Join La Raza photographers Patricia Borjon-Lopez and Gilbert Lopez for an intimate in-gallery discussion of the photographs featured in the exhibition. 

  • Book Talk and Signing With Kent McCray

    Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.

    Long-time TV Western producer Kent McCray discusses his new book along with actor Dean Butler.

  • Being a Cowboy: In-Gallery Talk

    Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m.

    Visit our galleries to hear from experts on a variety of topics.

  • Autry Ethnobotanical Garden

    In the Garden: Gathering, an Important Relationship Between Plants and People

    Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Stop by the Autry’s ethnobotanical garden to discover the connections between native plants, the environment, and yourself.
  • Flavors

    Autry Flavors Dinner Series: From Trail to Table

    Friday, April 6, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

    Hear from the modern cowboys who raise cattle and a ranch chef and experience the many ways that beef can be used in food, from unusual cuts of meat to suet crust pies.

  • Screening of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

    Saturday, April 14, 1:30 p.m.

    This magnificent, lyrical reflection on friendship and mortality follows grizzled lawman Pat Garrett, forced to hunt down his old friend Billy the Kid.
  • In the Garden: Native Plant Sale

    Sunday, April 15, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Come to the Autry’s garden to learn about its plants from ethnobotanist and educator Nicholas Hummingbird (Cahuilla-Apache), then select a plant to bring home from our California Native plant sale.
  • Art and Poetry: In-Gallery Activity

    Sunday, April 15, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Visit our galleries to hear from experts on a variety of topics.
  • In the Garden: Native Plant Sale

    Sunday, April 15, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Stop by the Autry’s ethnobotanical garden during the following times to discover the connections between native plants, the environment, and yourself.

    Come to the Autry’s garden to learn about its plants from ethnobotanist and educator Nicholas Hummingbird (Cahuilla-Apache), then select a...

  • Documentary Screening and Discussion: Tribal Justice (2017)

    Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

    In this one-hour documentary produced and directed by Anne Makepeace, two Native American judges reach back to traditional concepts of law in an effort to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for youth.