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Autry Museum of the American West

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4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
(323) 667-2000 https://theautry.org/

August 2018

Sizzling Summer Nights: Conjunto Oye

Thursday, August 16th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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$3 – $14

Dance the night away with L.A.’s best salsa and Latin fusion bands at the Autry’s popular summer series. The outdoor parties include free lessons with an instructor, access to museum galleries, a separate children’s dance floor, and more. Tacos, margaritas, and other light refreshments are available for purchase from Crossroads West. Free for Autry Members / $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12)

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Los Angeles on Film: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988)

Saturday, August 18th @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

This update on the noir genre explores some of the ever-relevant issues that have shaped modern Los Angeles—from freeway construction to segregation to police brutality. Introduction by Jim Newton, UCLA Lecturer of Public Policy and former editor at the Los Angeles Times. Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members

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Birch Biting Workshop

Saturday, August 25th @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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$30 – $50

Birch bark has many different uses. In this workshop, Kelly Church (Ottawa/Ojibwe) will discuss and show participants the various uses for birch bark, and demonstrate how to create butterflies, dragonflies, and flowers with birch bark biting. Each participant will learn to peel and bite birch bark and then frame their creations to take home.

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September 2018

The Silent Treatment Film Series: 3 Bad Men (1926)

Saturday, September 8th @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Watch silent films the way they were meant to be seen—on the big screen with live musical accompaniment. A grand, picturesque Western directed by John Ford, this epic stands as one of the director's finest. When a trio of bandits discovers a young woman whose father was murdered by a ruthless gang, the men prove that character isn't always determined by the law. With live musical accompaniment by Cliff Retallick. Directed by John Ford | Starring George O'Brien, Olive Borden,…

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Opening of On Fire: Transcendent Landscapes by Michael Scott

Saturday, September 15th @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Featuring several selections from artist Michael Scott’s most recent series of paintings, this exhibition looks at the sublime visuals and transformative impact of fire on the land and the imagination. As with much of Scott’s work, the subject can be read in different ways: landscape as a timeless monument deserving of preservation, or an ever-changing place that is vulnerable and transient. In the process, On Fire explores the fine line between the physical and the phenomenal in the Western landscape.…

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What is a Western? Film Series: The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

Saturday, September 15th @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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A small farmer faces off against corrupt business interests that are trying to control a community’s water supply. This classic Western plotline is set in the fictional Hispano town of Milagro, New Mexico, with elements of magical realism. Directed by Robert Redford / Starring Ruben Blades, Richard Bradford, and Sonia Braga Screened in 35mm / Rated R Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12)

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Tin Pan Alley and Broadway Go West

Saturday, September 22nd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 2:00pm

Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Listen to the songs of Broadway and Tin Pan Alley—live onstage at the Autry! This cabaretstyle event pairs musicians Cindy Miller and Alan Jones with music historian Michael Lasser, who together provide an annotated musical journey across the American West. Features songs such as “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'” from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, as well as other classics such as “California, Here I Come,” “Cow-Cow Boogie,” and many more! $20 Nonmembers (Includes Museum Admission) / $10 Autry Members

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Tin Pan Alley and Broadway Go West

Sunday, September 23rd @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 2:00pm

Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Listen to the songs of Broadway and Tin Pan Alley—live onstage at the Autry! This cabaretstyle event pairs musicians Cindy Miller and Alan Jones with music historian Michael Lasser, who together provide an annotated musical journey across the American West. Features songs such as “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'” from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, as well as other classics such as “California, Here I Come,” “Cow-Cow Boogie,” and many more! $20 Nonmembers (Includes Museum Admission) / $10 Autry Members

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Gene Autry’s 111th Birthday

Saturday, September 29th @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Come to the Autry and celebrate the birthday of America's Favorite Singing Cowboy and Autry Museum co-founder, Gene Autry, who was born on September 29, 1907. Enjoy a complimentary piece of birthday cake in Crossroads West Cafe. General adult museum admission is only $9.29 to mark this special occasion. Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $9.29 Nonmembers / $9.29 Students and Seniors / $6 Children (3-12)

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Final Day to See The Life and Work of Mabel McKay

Sunday, September 30th @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Autry Museum of the American West, 4700 Western Heritage Way
Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
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Explore the Autry’s first-ever solo show dedicated to a Native American woman’s life and work. Mabel McKay (1907–1993), a Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo woman from Northern California, represents a fascinating modern figure who maintained traditional ways. McKay is celebrated as a master basket weaver, traditional healer, advocate for her community and the environment, and teacher who shared her knowledge of Pomo traditions worldwide. Free for Autry Members / Included with Museum Admission: $14 Nonmembers / $10 Students and Seniors…

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