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27007SPECIAL EVENTS at the Autry

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  • Arroyo Seco NC
    Nov 3, 2012
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      SPECIAL EVENTS



      AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS MARKETPLACE—this weekend!
      Saturday, November 3, and
      Sunday, November 4, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
      The country's top Native American artists showcase the best in traditional and contemporary works—pottery, jewelry, baskets, textiles, and more. Come ready to shop! Plus enjoy artist demos, music, dance, film, and food. More
      http://theautry.org/american-indian-arts-marketplace/overview



      LA CENA SALON SERIES:
      RELIGION AND RITUAL
      Thursday, November 29, 5:30–9:00 p.m.
      This new series brings together Latino artists, authors, entertainers, and academics for tapas, cocktails, and conversation in the style of an eighteenth-century European salon—with a Latin flair. The first salon features visual artist Patssi Valdez, author Reyna Grande, actors Ricardo Salinas and Miguel Sandoval, and UCR professor Jennifer Hughes. Tickets on sale soon.


      IN THE GALLERIES


      CALIFORNIA'S DESIGNING WOMEN, 1896–1986
      On view through January 6, 2013
      This unprecedented exhibition honors female designers who, influenced by California's unique confluence of cultures, contributed to American design by incorporating the newest styles, materials, and technologies of their time. More
      http://theautry.org/exhibitions/california-designing-women



      KATSINA IN HOPI LIFE
      On view through December 1, 2013
      Told from the Hopi perspective with objects, videos, and experiential installations, this exhibition provides a fascinating glimpse into Hopi life and culture. Includes Katsina dolls from the Autry's Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection. More
      http://theautry.org/exhibitions/katsina-in-hopi-life



      HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SOUTHWEST MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN COLLECTION
      Ongoing at the Southwest Museum campus in Mt. Washington
      Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
      View the conservation work in progress and see highlights from the extraordinary Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection. More
      http://theautry.org/exhibitions/highlights-of-the-southwest-museum-collection



      ONGOING EXHIBITIONS
      Explore the diverse histories and cultures of the American West every day! On display in the Autry's galleries are significant baskets, beadwork, textiles, and other American Indian objects; depictions of the American West through the works of famous nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists and entertainers; artifacts used during the gold rush era; firearms, saddles, cowboy tools, and more. More
      http://theautry.org/exhibitions/#ongoing

      PROGRAMS


      READINGS AND TALKS
      Jon Wiener: How We Forgot the Cold War
      Saturday, November 17, 2:00 p.m.
      Jon Wiener, UC Irvine professor of history, discusses his new book, an engaging travelogue across the U.S. to see how the Cold War era has been remembered—and forgotten. More
      http://theautry.org/programs/go-west-reading-series-jon-wiener





      FOR FAMILIES
      Latino Arts and Culture Family Day
      Sunday, November 11, 1:00–3:00 p.m.
      In honor of Veteran's Day, get a glimpse of one of our historic archive collections that documents the heroic careers of Spanish and Mexican military personnel. Then create cards about your own life that might one day comprise your archive! More


      Western Heritage Family Day
      Sunday, November 18, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
      In honor of Native American heritage month, enjoy stories with Harrison Lowe, explore the galleries to learn about Native lifeways, and create a colorful beaded necklace to take home. More
      http://theautry.org/programs/latino-arts-and-culture-family-day-veterans


      _ One-Eyed Jacks

      FILM

      Saturday Matinee Double Feature
      Saturday, November 3, Noon
      On the first Saturday of each month, two Gene Autry films are screened. This month's featured films are Rovin' Tumbleweeds (1939) and Melody Ranch (1940). More

      What Is a Western?™ Film Series
      One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
      Saturday, November 10, 1:30 p.m.
      Double-crossed by partner Dad Longworth (Karl Malden), Rio (Marlon Brando) spends years planning his revenge. But nothing goes according to plan. Brando's sole directorial credit. More

      6th Annual LA Skins Fest
      Friday, November 16, 8:00 p.m.
      Saturday, November 17, 3:00, 5:00, and 7:30 p.m.
      Sunday, November 18, 1:00, 3:00, and 5:00 p.m.
      Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month with this yearly showcase of the best in Native American film, including the laugh-out-loud feature More Than Frybread, several groundbreaking documentaries, and a selection of student films. More




      MUSIC

      Western Music Association (WMA) Monthly Jam
      Sunday, November 18, Noon–3:00 p.m.
      Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the American cowboy. More


      Join
      Support a museum devoted to telling the diverse stories of the West and connecting the past with the present to inspire our shared future. Benefits include free museum admission and free admission to lectures, films, family activities, and more.

      Dine
      The Autry Cafe offers a full menu of Southwest favorites for breakfast and lunch, including quesadillas and chili. On the second Sunday of the month, enjoy our special brunch and indulge in a variety of specials, with fresh fruit and baked goods.

      Shop
      The Autry Store carries all kinds of unique items and gifts, including Native American jewelry, pottery, textiles, movies, local artisans' work, toys, and books. On November 17 and 18, shop the Oaxacan Bazaar for whimsical wood carvings, Zapotec rugs, and hand-embroidered blouses.
      The Autry Farmers Market on Saturdays offers a great selection of organic and conventional produce from local farmers, as well as specialty prepared foods, fresh-cut flowers, baked goods, and live music!

      Play
      Families can explore the diverse history of the West. From panning for gold to searching for clues to the past, there is fun around every corner! Children can dress up in cowboy clothes and "ride" a life-size replica horse, or pretend to ride one in the movies, experience what life was like for a Chinese American family in the 1930s in the hands-on Family Discovery Gallery, and more.

      Tour
      Tour the Autry's exhibitions with docents who bring the West to life. Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

      Celebrate
      Consider planning your next event at the Autry, the perfect setting for a reception for 40 to 4,000.

      Save the Date!
      Jews in the Los Angeles Mosaic opens May 3! Book your group tour now.


      _ Autry National Center
      _ 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 | 323.667.2000 | TheAutry.org
      _ Hours: Tue.– Fri., 10:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.; Sat.– Sun., 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

      _ Admission
      _ Adults: $10 • Students w/ID and Seniors (60+): $6 • Children (3–12): $4
      _ Autry Members, Active Military, Veterans, Peace Officers, and Children under 3: Free