Calendar

Sunday, May 20–Saturday, May 26, 2018

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Exhibition Highlights

  • La Raza

    LA RAZA

    Through February 10, 2019

    Published in Los Angeles from 1967-1977, the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza provided a voice to the Chicano Rights Movement.

  • Harry Gamboa

    Harry Gamboa Jr.: Chicano Male Unbonded

    Through August 5, 2018

    Artist Harry Gamboa Jr. calls into question the relationship between the stereotypes of Mexican American men and the far more diverse community of artists, writers, academics, performers, and other creative thinkers who identify as Chicano.

Sunday, May 20

  • Film and Television

    Artbound: The Art of Basketweaving (2018)

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Drop in to learn more about this practice through The Art of Basketweaving, co-produced by the Autry and KCETLink Media Group and inspired by the California Continued exhibition. 

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Explore our exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what’s on display.

  • Western Music Association Showcase
    Family Activities

    Western Music Association Showcase

    Third Sunday of Every Month, Noon–3:00 p.m.

    Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the West and the American cowboy!

  • Highlights of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection
    Drop-in Activities

    Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, Noon–5:00 p.m.

    Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area! This event is at the historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington campus.

  • Drop-in Activities

    Garden Chat: Chia Café Collective

    Sunday, May 20, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join the Chia Café Collective for a drop-in discussion on Southern California ethnobotany and an opportunity to taste samples from their new book, Cooking the Native Way. 

Saturday, May 26

  • Pan for Gold!
    Family Activities

    Pan for Gold!

    Saturdays–Sundays, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Every Second Tuesday of the Month, 10:00 a.m.–Noon
    Tuesdays–Fridays, June 12–August 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.

    Learn how to pan for gold, just like how the 49ers did during the California gold rush!

  • Guided Tours
    Family Activities

    Guided Tours

    Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

    Explore our exhibitions with lively guides who provide deeper insight and context to what’s on display.

  • Drop-in Activities

    In the Galleries: Gene Autry’s Vision

    Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    Maxine Hansen, Gene Autry’s former executive assistant, is a fount of information about Gene Autry, his career in music and movies, and the building of the Autry Museum. 

  • California Continued Ethnobotanical Gardens
    Drop-in Activities

    Garden Chat: The Tongva and the California Environment

    Saturday, May 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    The Autry offers drop-in garden activities several weekend days a month. The garden program features cultural and environmental educators from California’s diverse Native communities. 

  • Film and Television

    Easy Rider (1969) on the Autry Lawn

    Saturday, May 26, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

    Music, food, movies—plus every event is dog-friendly!

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