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    THIS SUNDAY! FOR FAMILIES AND ART LOVERS http://tinyurl.com/n8un9n8 Autry Explorers: Wacky Western Wildlife Family Art Workshop and Tour Sunday, April 13,
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 11, 2014

      THIS SUNDAY! FOR FAMILIES AND ART LOVERS

       

      http://tinyurl.com/n8un9n8

       

      Autry Explorers: Wacky Western Wildlife

      Family Art Workshop and Tour

      Sunday, April 13, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

      Included With Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      Discover horses, bison, owls, and other furry and feathered friends of the American West. Tour the Autry galleries to see how much Western wildlife you can find, then make your own animal sculptures using wacky recycled materials. More

       

      Sponsored by Beezley Management and Beezley Energy Advisors.

       

       

       

      Paint-Out/Sculpt-Out

      Sunday, April 13, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

      Free Admission

       

      California Art Club painters and sculptors will set up on the museum grounds and create new artwork featuring live models dressed in Roaring '20s period costumes. More

       

       

      SPECIAL STORE EVENT

       

       

       

      Navajo Rug Auction

      Saturday, April 19, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

      Members-Only Preview Sale: 9:00 a.m.

      Free With Day-of Registration

       

      The Autry's annual rug auction gives visitors the opportunity to be part of the continuing Navajo weaving tradition. Third-generation trader Jackson Clark II, owner of the respected Toh-Atin Gallery, showcases more than 100 contemporary and antique weavings ranging in value from $100 to $10,000. More

       

       

      FOR COWBOYS

       

      WHAT IS A WESTERN? FILM SERIES

      This series is curated by Jeffrey Richardson, the Autry’s Gamble Curator of Western History, Popular Culture, and Firearms, who leads a discussion prior to each screening.

       

       

      Jesse James (1939)

      Saturday, April 12, 1:30 p.m.

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      Tyrone Power was not the first actor to play Jesse James, but he is certainly the standard by which all others are judged. In the highly romanticized Jesse James, Jesse (Power) and his brother Frank (Henry Fonda) are forced into a life of crime in response to the encroachment of the railroad and the murderous actions of duplicitous railroad agents. More

       

      Sponsored by Wells Fargo.

       

      Cowboy Lunch:

      Sam Peckinpah and The Wild Bunch

      Wednesday, April 16, 12:30 p.m.

      Free (Cost of Lunch Is Not Included)

       

      Made by a man they called "Bloody Sam," 1969's The Wild Bunch was a controversial Western that broke all the rules. Learn how Peckinpah got his nickname and why this popular film has influenced so many modern filmmakers. More

       

       

       

      Western Music Association Monthly Jam

      Sunday, April 20, Noon–3:00 p.m.

      Included With Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      Musicians and cowboy poets perform stories and songs of the romantic 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

       

       

      IN THE GALLERIES

       

       

       

      California Art Club's 103rd Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition

      Through April 20, 2014

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      An esteemed panel of museum curators and leading artists juried this display of contemporary/traditional fine art, selecting more than 200 works in genres ranging from quintessential California landscapes and seascapes to figures and still lifes. More

       

       

       

       

       

      Floral Journey:

      Native North American Beadwork

      Through April 26, 2015

      Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

       

      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 Henry Luce Foundation and 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 CAMPAIGN UPDATE

       

      A few weeks ago, we launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $66,000 for our upcoming exhibition about Route 66. We have already raised more than $29,000 from 80 contributors!

       

      Your gift—at any level—will support our fundraising campaign for this unprecedented exhibition. For supporting our efforts, we will thank you with a variety of perks associated with each level, including private tours, souvenirs, and access to exclusive events.

       

      Learn more and help us spread the word!

       

       

      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   

                   Tonto and the Lone Ranger

      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

      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.

       

       

      Header: Cree carriage cover (detail), early to mid-1900s. Velveteen, canvas, glass beads. Gift of Abbie R. Crawford and Wilford S. Cash. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 2030.G.1

       

      What Is a Western?: Poster (detail) Jesse James © Twentieth Century-Fox

       

      California Art Club: John Cosby, Afternoon Break (detail), oil on linen, 24 x 36 in.

       

      Floral Journey: Ojibwe dance apron (breechcloth), 1885. Velvet, glass beads. Gift of Miss Donna Held. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 1911.G.3

       

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      Our address is:

      Autry National Center

      4700 Western Heritage Way

      Los Angeles, CA 90027

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