Lectures and Workshops

  • Homeschool Day

    Homeschool Day

    Thursday, October 18, 2018, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

    Homeschool kids and their families are invited to explore the social and cultural history of the American West through the lens of water.

  • Garden Chat: Native Roots Soap Demonstration and Sale

    Saturday, October 27, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Meet Theresa Richau (Tongva) owner of Native Roots Soap, a company that makes soaps, balms, and other products from California Native plants.

  • Gallery Chat: Gene Autry and the Autry Museum

    Saturday, October 27, 2018 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Celebrate the 30th anniversary month of the Autry Museum’s founding by meeting Maxine Hansen, longtime assistant to Jackie and Gene Autry. 

  • Cowboy Lunch: Classic TV Westerns

    Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

    Join the discussion and hear stories from stars and filmmakers during a filming of A Word on Westerns. 

  • Tyler Green on the Life and Photography of Carleton Watkins

    Sunday, December 9, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

    Drawing on recent scholarship and fresh archival discoveries, author Tyler Green reveals how Carleton Watkins didn’t just reflect his time but acted as an agent of influence—shaping America’s idea of the West and making the West a full participant in the nation.