Free Admission Tuesday at The Autry National Center - see INFO below. Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West! Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and cultural materials, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more. Throughout the year, the Autry also presents a wide range of public events and programsincluding lectures, film, theater, festivals, family activities, and musicand performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach. The Autrys collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts includes the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, one of the largest and most significant collections of Native American materials in the United States. The Autry is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the fields primary vehicle for quality assurance, self-regulation, and public accountability. AAM-accredited museums have demonstrated they meet standards and best practices and shown themselves to be core educational entities that are good stewards of the collections and resources they hold in the public trust. Of the nations estimated 33,000 museums, approximately 1,075 are currently accredited.
May 14 @ 10am
where:Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA (map)
INFO:Open and free on the second Tuesday of every month, sponsored by Wells Fargo. Phone: 323-667-2000