Lectures and Workshops

  • Screening of Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

    Saturday, August 18, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

    This update on the noir genre explores some of the ever-relevant issues that have shaped modern Los Angeles—from freeway construction to segregation to police brutality.
  • Birch Biting Workshop

    Saturday, August 25, 2018, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    In this workshop, Kelly Church (Ottawa/Ojibwe) will discuss and show participants the various uses for birch bark, and demonstrate how to create butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers with birch bark biting.

  • Gallery Chat: American Indians in Western Film

    Sunday, August 26, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Meet Josh Garrett-Davis, Gamble Assistant Curator of Western History, Popular Culture, and Firearms, for a talk about future plans to develop gallery content about the role of Native American performers in Hollywood Westerns.

  • Garden Chat: Fall Gathering

    Sunday, August 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    Join Barbara Drake (Tongva) as she shares what plants the Tongva gather in the fall and how those plants are used for food, medicine, baskets, clothing, and more.

  • Autry Museum Front

    Closed for Labor Day

    Monday, September 3, 2018

    In observance of Labor Day the museum, store, and cafe will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018.

  • Book Talk: The Injustice Never Leaves You

    Sunday September 16, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

    Monica Munoz Martinez, winner of the Autry Public History Award 2017, discusses her book The Injustice Never Leaves You, which tells the little known, yet devastating period of violence in Texas in the early twentieth century. 

  • Cowboy Lunch: Young Riders of the Range

    Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

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

  • 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.