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Member Events / Autry Outdoors

Classic American Cars and Live Painting Franklin Canyon Park in Beverly Hills

Saturday, October 14, 2023, 10:00am - 2:00pm

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About the Event

Join the Autry for a day of live painting, lunch, and some incredible American Classic cars. Enjoy a cocktail as you explore the artist loop around Franklin Canyon Lake. Meet artists from The Autry’s Masters of the American West exhibition and the California Art Club as they paint  “plein air” and capture the unique outdoor setting followed by a casual lunch and artist showcase in the Nature Center.

Classic American cars will also be stationed along the loop for viewing and painting. Finished works will be available for purchase at the end of the event. Lunch and beer/wine will be provided.

Ticket Options

Ticket purchases to this event entitle you to a complimentary Autry membership, which includes free admission to the museum year-round, free or discounted admission to many programs, invites to member-exclusive events, and more! Purchase your Plein Air tickets before September 30th and attend the 35th Anniversary Celebration for free! Learn more about membership levels and benefits to the right of this page. 

Already an Autry member? Purchase a Plein Air ticket package and we can extend/renew or upgrade your existing membership for free at the corresponding level.  

Single Ticket $125 ($75 tax deductible): Includes one ticket to the event plus one complimentary Friend level Autry membership ($85 value)  

Supporter Package $500 ($350 tax deductible): Includes two tickets plus complimentary Supporter level membership ($500 value)  

Patron Package $1,250 ($1,000 tax deductible): Includes two tickets plus complimentary Patron level membership ($1,250 value) 

Curator’s Circle Package $2,500 ($2,100 tax deductible): Includes two tickets, plus complimentary Curator’s Circle membership ($2,500 value) and recognition as a Plein Air Sponsor.  

Interested in higher-level sponsorship and giving opportunities? Click here for full details. 

For more information and questions, contact Charles MacConochie in the Membership Office at 323-495-4263 or  

List of 2023 Participating Artists:

Peter Adams • Amery Bohling • John Budicin• Nikita Budkov• Christopher Burgan • Jennifer Burgan • Carolyn Carradine • Christopher Carradine • Gil Dellinger • Laurie Hendricks • Nora Koerber • Chuck Kovacic • Calvin Liang •Denis Milhomme •John Moyer •Terri Kelly Moyer• Michael Obermeyer • Gerald Rahm • Rodoldo Rivademar • Kathy Rose • W. Jason Situ • Alexey Steele • Mason Williams

Event Sponsors:

Marilyn B. and Calvin B. Gross, Robert L. Moore, Chrystina and James R. Parks, Jim & Jodie Rea, Virginia Stevenson, Amy Whitman

Promotional Partners:

Bonhams Cars online, California Art Club

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.

The Autry Museum in Griffith Park

4700 Western Heritage Way

Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462
Located northeast of downtown, across from the Los Angeles Zoo.
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