Autry Museum of the American West

Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour


Date / Time:

Saturday, Apr 13, 2013, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus



At 1:00 p.m., a behind-the-scenes tour of the Collections Conservation Project will be led by Autry Collections staff. Space is limited, so please call  323.667.2000, ext. 326, or e-mail to make a reservation.

Also, at 2:00 p.m. in the Braun Research Library at the Mount Washington campus, there will be a presentation titled “A Brief History of Pueblo Indian Pottery" by Bill Mercer. A specialist in Native American art, he will provide an overview of the historical development and stylistic trends that have occurred in Pueblo Indian pottery over the past 400 years. The discussion will include a description of how pottery is produced, stylistic characteristics of the pottery from various communities, and the development of pottery as an economic art form. A Q&A will follow the lecture.

Please note the exhibition Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery that was scheduled to open April 13, 2013 has been postponed. It will now open October 19, 2013.

The Southwest Museum site at the Mount Washington campus is located at 234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065. It is easily accessible via the Metro Gold Line, Southwest Museum stop.




4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Phone: 323.667.2000

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