American Indian Arts Marketplace

Marketplace Hours: Saturday and Sunday, November 9–10, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Members' Preview Sale: Saturday, November 9, 2019, 8:30–10:00 a.m.


The Autry in Griffith Park

Marketplace Admission: 
Free for Autry Members / $15 Adults / $10 Seniors (60+) and Students (With ID) / $6 Children 3–12 / Free for Active Military Personnel and Veterans (With ID)
 
Marketplace RSVP/Reservations (also available at the door): 
RESERVATIONS

About the Event

Members shop early from a selection of the finest in contemporary and traditional artworks at Southern California’s largest American Indian arts market. Sale opens to the public at 10:00 a.m.


The largest Native American arts fair in Southern California, the Autry’s American Indian Arts Marketplace features 200 artists from more than 40 Native nations. Buy sculpture, pottery, beadwork, basketry, photography, paintings, jewelry, textiles, wooden carvings, mixed-media works, and more from top Native American artists.
 
Plus, enjoy a full weekend of food, performances, children’s activities, artist demonstrations, and the annual Short Play Festival from Native Voices, the Autry’s award-winning resident theatre company.
 


 


Traffic/Parking

Go Metro! Plan your trip on metro.net.  

Parking is always free at 4700 Western Heritage Way, directly in front of the Autry. Overflow parking is available across the street at the L.A. Zoo for $8-10.

To avoid congestion, we also recommend using alternative transportation such as ride-sharing services (e.g., Uber, Lyft). See maps and details.

Performers

On Display in the Marketplace Grounds

  • tomol, or traditional plank canoe, brought by the Chumash Maritime Association
  • A Lakota tipi, created by noted Lakota artist Rex “Wambli Sapa” Carolin

Cultural Performances With the Wildhorse Native American Association

Enjoy contemporary and traditional dance inside the museum by the Wildhorse Native American Association. Generations of Native Americans have developed a variety of dances for many kinds of occasions, and dance continues to be an important part of Native American culture. Join us at the stage to hear stories and experience the beauty of these cultural performances.

Hoop Dance Workshop with Terry Goedel (Yakama/Tulalip)

Learn the American Indian art of hoop dancing with world-champion hoop dancer Terry Goedel and his family (Yakama/Tulalip). The dancers incorporate speed and agility as they manipulate their bodies through multiple hoops. See an extraordinary performance by Terry Goedel.