California Impressionism Art at Autry From Unusual Gardena High Collection

California Impressionism Art at Autry From Unusual Gardena High Collection

The Los Angeles area has many art collectors with noteworthy collections that the public does not always get to see unless they are loaned to a museum. One unusual collector – a public high school – has some of its treasured paintings going on display. California Impressionism: The Gardena High School Collection which opens Saturday, Sep. […]

Complex Civil War and West Exhibit at Autry

Complex Civil War and West Exhibit at Autry

When most think of slavery and the Civil War in the U.S., they think of the South. However a new exhibit opening April 25 at the Autry Natural Center of the American West, illustrates how multi-faceted and tangled the Western expansion and slavery issues were. Entitled Empire and Liberty: The Civil War and the West, […]

Route 66 at Autry Explores the Romance of That Road

Route 66 at Autry Explores the Romance of That Road

Route 66 is the legendary road from Chicago to Santa Monica that defined and highlighted changes in the U.S. in the 20th century. It gave birth to great literature, funky motels and restaurants born along the route, like McDonalds. A new Route 66 exhibit that opens Sunday at the Autry National Center of the American […]