Special Events

Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

Sunday, May 22, 2022, 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

Free Admission
No Reservations Necessary

About the Event

Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area! This free community day is presented in partnership with the Gamble House, Heritage Square Museum, the Los Angeles Police Museum, the Lummis Home, and the Pasadena Museum of History. For details, visit MuseumsoftheArroyo.com

MOTA Day visitors can view two ongoing exhibitions. Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery features 100 rare ceramics made by the Pueblo people of Arizona and New Mexico. On the lower level, Making A Big Noise: The Explorations of Charles Lummis reveals stories about the site’s founder and his journeys. Guests can also explore the community garden, which offers a commanding view of the Arroyo. 

Please note: The Autry's Mt. Washington campus (NOT the Griffith Park campus) is part of Museums of the Arroyo Day. The Mt. Washington campus is located at 234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065.