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31750At the Autry: Day of the Cowboy, Sizzling Summer Nights, and More!

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  • asncalert
    Jul 18, 2014
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      DAY OF THE COWBOY AND COWGIRL

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      Saturday, July 26, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

      Free for Autry Members / $10 Nonmembers / $6 Students and Seniors (60+) / $4 Children ages 3–12

      Tickets Available at the Door or Online

       

      Get in touch with your inner cowboy or cowgirl. Enjoy delicious BBQ and a root beer saloon, see live performers, explore the museum galleries, and try out some cowhand skills of your own.

       

      Participate in a variety of Western-themed activities, including

      • A world-record attempt for the Most Trick Ropers, led by The Oklahoma Kid

      • Leatherwork crafts with Standing Bear’s Trading Post

      • Square-dance workshops with Triple Chicken Foot and dance caller Susan Michaels

      • Drop-in roping with The Lewis Family, multigenerational Rose Parade regulars

      • Sketching with live horses at the corral

      • Plus scavenger hunts, hands-on stations with cowboy tools, screenings of The Gene Autry Show, storytelling, and more!

       

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      PROGRAM SPONSORED BY

      Susan and John M. Krambeer

      Johnny Zamrzla and Western Pacific Roofing Corp.

       

      MUSIC AND DANCING

       

       

       

      Sizzling Summer Nights

      Thursdays through August 14, 6:00–9:00 p.m.

      Music starts at 6:30 p.m.

      Free for Autry Members / $10 Nonmembers / $6 Students and Seniors (60+) / $4 Children ages 3–12

       

      The all-ages outdoor dance parties feature dance lessons with Enio Cordoba, hot-off-the-grill food, ice-cold drinks and spirits, a children's dance floor, and more. Performers include Chino Espinoza y Los Dueňos del Son on July 17, Conganas Salsa & Latin-Jazz on July 24, and Son Mayor on July 31. Museum galleries and store remain open until 8:00 p.m. More

       

       

       

       

       

      Western Music Association Monthly Jam

      Sunday, July 20, Noon–3:00 p.m.

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the romantic days of the Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range. Hosted by the California Chapter of the Western Music Association. More

       

       

      FLORAL JOURNEY EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAM

       

       

      Community Beadwork Drop-in Workshop

      Saturday, July 19, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      Learn the basics of beading! Contribute your talents to a community beadwork project that will be displayed in the museum. Inspired by the pieces in the exhibition and using a combination of techniques, Tiffany Jackson (Cocopah/Rosebud Sioux/Quechan/Paiute/Laguna Pueblo) guides participants through the basic beading process. More

       

       

      ROUTE 66 EXHIBITION-RELATED PROGRAMS

       

       

       

      Talk: Route 66 Lost & Found

      Sunday, July 20, 2:00 p.m.

      Free for Autry Members / $10 Adults / $6 Students and Seniors (60+) / Tickets Include Museum Admission

      Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

       

      Photographer Russell Olsen presents his multivolume book Route 66 Lost & Found: Ruins and Relics Revisited, which compares current photos of Route 66 with postcard images from the heyday of the road. More

       

       

      FILM

       

       

       

      Outdoor Movie Nights With Eat|See|Hear

      Saturday, July 19: American Psycho (2000)

      Saturday, August 2: Blazing Saddles (1974)

      5:30 p.m.: Doors Open

      8:30 p.m.: Film Begins

      Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

       

      During select Saturday nights this summer, bring a picnic blanket and head over to the Autry's South Lawn to watch movies projected in HD onto the largest outdoor movie screen on the West Coast. Some of the city’s tastiest food trucks and local bands will be on hand—plus every event is dog-friendly! Select museum galleries will be open until 8:30 p.m. More 

       

       

      FAMILY FUN

       

       

       

      Wednesdays Are West Days at the Autry!

      Wednesdays through July 30, 1:00–3:00 p.m.

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      During Wednesday afternoons throughout July, museum teachers will share dynamic stories about the history of the West in the galleries. In addition, visitors can enjoy hands-on activity carts, crafts, and games. More

       

      Upcoming Themes:

      July 23: Cowboy and Cowgirl Adventures

      July 30: Landscapes of the West

       

       

      IN THE GALLERIES

       

       

       

      Floral Journey:

      Native North American Beadwork

      Through April 26, 2015

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      "A fascinating show . . . astonishingly beautiful [objects] . . . a story of survival, of a will to endure in the face of crushing opposition."

      —Los Angeles Times

       

      Featuring more than 250 unique objects and personal stories, Floral Journey is the first exhibition to explore how beaded floral designs became a remarkable art form as well as a means of economic and cultural survival for Native peoples across North America. More

       

       

      Sponsored in part by The E. L. and Ruth B. Shannon Family Foundation. With additional support from the Henry Luce Foundation and the Paloheimo Foundation. A special thank-you to the Estate of Anna J. Moore, The Reed Foundation, and Lora A. and Robert U. Sandroni.

       

       

       

       

      Route 66: The Road and the Romance

      Through January 4, 2015

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      "Very impressive . . . captures an iconic piece of American history."

      —KPCC

       

      Get your kicks at the Autry! Discover the facts and fiction surrounding the Mother Road through more than 250 extraordinary artifacts that trace the history of the route and its impact on American popular culture. More

       

       

      Sponsored by the Automobile Club of Southern California, Wells Fargo, and The Walt Disney Studios. Media Sponsors: KCRW and Los Angeles magazine. Additional support from James R. Parks, Susan and Carl W. Robertson, and Lora A. and Robert U. Sandroni.

       

      WHAT OUR FRIENDS ARE DOING

       

       

       

      Country: Portraits of an American Sound

      Annenberg Space for Photography

      Tuesday–Friday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

      Saturday–Sunday, 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.

      Free Admission

       

      Looking for some family fun this summer? The Annenberg Space for Photography's newest exhibit Country: Portraits of an American Sound, is free to attend and features over 100 original prints of country music legends, as well as a brand new documentary on the genre's photographic history. Swing by and be sure to cut a rug in their "Tiny Two-Step Dance Hall" while you're there! Admission is free and parking is validated. More 

       

       

      VISIT

       

       

      The Autry in Griffith Park

       

      4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027

       

       

      On View:

                   Art of the West

                   Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork   

                   Route 66: The Road and the Romance

                   Western Frontiers: Stories of Fact and Fiction

      Museum and Store Hours

      Tuesday–Friday: 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

      Saturday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

       

      Closed Mondays except Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents' Day, when the museum is open and free. Free Family Holidays are sponsored by Wells Fargo.

       

      Crossroads West Cafe Hours

      Tuesday–Friday: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

      Saturday–Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

       

      Guided Tours

      Saturday and Sunday*

      11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

       

      *Tours are not available the first two Sundays of the month.

       

      See Admission Prices

       

       

       

       

      Historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington Campus

       

      234 Museum Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90065

       

       

      On View:

                   Four Centuries of Pueblo Pottery

                   Highlights From the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection

                   Reimagining the Future of the Southwest Museum Campus

      Hours

      Every Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

       

      Community Garden

      Every Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

       

      Admission

      Free

       

       

      Join now for unlimited free museum admission, discounts to the Autry Store and Crossroads West Cafe, invitations to members-only events, and more!

       

      Become an Autry member online or by calling 323.495.4326.

       

       

      IMAGES

      Community Beadwork: Breechcloth or dance apron (detail), Ojibwe, 1885. Velvet, cloth, glass beads. Gift of Miss Donna Held. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 1911.G.3

       

      Route 66 Lost & Found: Photo from the collection of Russell Olsen.

       

      Eat|See|Hear: Jeff Urban/jurbanphotos for Eat|See|Hear.

       

      Route 66: 1960 Chevrolet Corvette. Loan Courtesy of Liza Carbe.

       

      Annenberg Space for Photography: Photo by Walden S. Fabry.

       

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      Our address is:

      Autry National Center

      4700 Western Heritage Way