Drop-in Activities

  • Slow Art Day

    Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Take a break from e-mails, traffic, and all of life’s distractions to participate in Slow Art Day, the international event created to encourage museumgoers to slow down and discover great art.

  • Bank of America Cardholder Free Weekend

    Show your Bank of America card for free museum admission during the first full weekend of each month.

  • Free Tuesday!

    Every second Tuesday of the month

    Enjoy free admission to the Autry the second Tuesday of each month.

  • Western Music Association Showcase

    Third Sunday of Every Month, Noon–3:00 p.m.

    Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the West and the American cowboy!

  • City Nature Challenge

    Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

    Visit the California Cont’d exhibitions to learn more about California’s natural environment, then join educators and experts to be part of the international competition where people and cities compete to see who can make the most observations of nature.

  • Student Visual Arts Exhibition: Visions of Equality Opening Reception

    Sunday, April 28, 2019, Noon–3

    Meet student artists, share your vision of equality, and participate in a hands-on silkscreen workshop with the Barrio Mobile Art Studio led by artists from Self Help Graphics & Art.

  • Highlights of the Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection

    Museums of the Arroyo (MOTA) Day

    Sunday, May 19, 2019, Noon–5:00 p.m.

    Celebrate the art, architecture, and history of the Arroyo Seco area! This event is at the historic Southwest Museum Mt. Washington campus.

  • Autry After Hours: We Love L.A.

    Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

    The Autry’s after-hour series returns celebrating all things L.A. Connect with Angelenos while experiencing the work of local poets, DJs, and artists. Enjoy a taco bar, cocktails, wine, and beer.

  • Reflections: Saturday With Harry

    Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

    Join Patsy Phillips, close friend and Director of the Museum of Contemporary Native Art, for an intimate reflection on Fonseca’s work as a contemporary Native artist.