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futuristic image of an indigenous person on an empty planet

Stirs Up the Dust, 2011, Wendy Red Star. Gift of Loren G. Lipson, M.D., Autry Museum, Los Angeles; Courtesy of Wendy Red Star. Autry Museum of the American West, 2018.16.1 

Member Events

Collection Spotlight Event | Future Imaginaries: Indigenous Art, Fashion, Technology

Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 6-8 p.m.

Available to Autry Members at the Supporter, Patron and Curator’s Circle levels
Reservations required. | RSVP to Charles MacConochie at cmacconochie@theautry.org or call 323.495.4263.

About the Event

Join us for an evening of exploration and discovery of new objects recently acquired into the Autry Collections that will also be featured in the upcoming exhibition opening this September, Future Imaginaries: Indigenous Art, Fashion, Technology.  

Gain a unique perspective from lead curator Amy Scott and fashion curator and art historian Amber-Dawn Bear Robe about contemporary Indigenous creations and the use of fashion to explore the rise of Futurism in contemporary Indigenous art.

Schedule of events:  

6 p.m. | Reception on the plaza with light fare and beverages including wine and beer.

6:30 p.m.| Opening remarks by Stephen Aron, the Autry's Calvin and Marilyn Gross Director and President and CEO, followed by a discussion in the lobby with curators Amber-Dawn Bear Robe and Amy Scott, Autry Vice President of Research and Interpretation and the Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross Curator of Visual Arts.

Objects highlighted in the discussion include:

  • Stirs up the Dust regalia by Wendy Red Star
  • Untitled by Matagi Sorensen
  • Fossil II by Jontay Kahm

7:30 p.m. | Discussion ends.

This is a benefit of the Autry Museum Supporter, Patron and Curator Circle Members. For more information, go to theAutry.org/Events or contact Charles MacConochie at 323.495.4326. 

Exhibition Sponsors

This exhibition is among more than 60 exhibitions and programs presented as part of PST ART. Returning in September 2024 with its latest edition, PST ART: Art & Science Collide, this landmark regional event explores the intersections of art and science, both past and present. PST ART is presented by Getty. For more information about PST ART: Art & Science Collide, please visit: pst.art

Additional support for Future Imaginaries is provided by the Carl & Marilynn Thoma Foundation, the Ethnic Arts Council, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Mildred E. and Harvey S. Mudd Foundation, and Caryll and William Mingst, and the Pasadena Art Alliance. 

Land Acknowledgment

The Autry Museum of American West acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). We recognize that the Autry Museum and its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Gabrielino/Tongva peoples and we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.

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