Drop-in Activities

  • Drop-In Summer Family Fun

    Drop-In Summer Family Fun

    Tuesdays–Fridays, June 19–August 3, 2018, 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

    Uncover stories of people who shaped the West through hands-on objects, dress-up trunks, scavenger hunts, and playful activities inspired by Western history and culture.

  • Gallery Chat: Who Was Rick Bartow?

    Saturday, June 23, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    The Autry offers drop-in gallery activities several weekend days a month. The gallery program gives visitors the opportunity to learn about an aspect of our galleries from a range of experts, artists, and educators.
  • Autry Ethnobotanical Garden

    Garden Chat: Renegotiating Your Relationship With Nature

    Saturday, June 23, 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. 

  • Harry Gamboa Jr. in Person: Reflections on Chicano Male Unbonded

    Saturday, July 21, 11:00 a.m.

    Join artist, writer, and educator Harry Gamboa Jr. and L.A.–based contemporary artist Eve LaFountain (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) for an in-gallery conversation.

  • Making the Imagined West Studios

    Sunday, July 22, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join artist, designer, and fabricator Mac Maker, who designed and built the Autry's Imagined West Studios, to learn how he created our new family play space.

  • Garden Chat: Fall Gathering

    Sunday, August 26, 2018, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

    Join Barbara Drake (Tongva) as she shares what plants the Tongva gather in the fall and how those plants are used for food, medicine, baskets, clothing, and more.

  • Gallery Chat: American Indians in Western Film

    Sunday, August 26, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Meet Josh Garrett-Davis, Gamble Assistant Curator of Western History, Popular Culture, and Firearms, who will talk about future plans to develop gallery content about the role of Native American performers in Hollywood Westerns.


    The Autry offers drop-in gallery activities several...