Drop-in 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

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

  • California Continued Ethnobotanical Gardens

    In the Garden: Plants for Hunting Tools

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Stop by our ethnobotanical garden to learn more about the connections between native plants, the environment, and yourself. 

  • Guided Tours

    Gallery Chat: Communities Yesterday and Today

    Saturday, December 15th, 2018, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Join Museum Teacher Nancy Escalante in our Community Gallery to learn more about some of the ethnic communities in the West in the 1890s and what those communities look like today.

  • Western Music Association Showcase

    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!

  • Gold Panning

    Winter Family Drop-in Activities

    December 26–December 28, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

    Spend a fun-filled day at the Autry during the holiday break! 

  • Open and Free for New Year’s Day

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    To celebrate the start of 2019, the Autry will offer free admission.