Autry Museum Transformation Looks at ‘California Continued’

Autry Museum Transformation Looks at ‘California Continued’

  Museums have to revamp periodically to stay relevant, embrace the latest technology, and draw visitors. The Autry Museum of the American West unveiled a massive renovation today, Oct. 9, which includes two new galleries, an innovative garden, and an immersive media room. The museum’s transformation, branded as “California Continued,” looks at state’s past with […]

Native American Floral Beadwork Exhibit at Autry

Native American Floral Beadwork Exhibit at Autry

Mention Native American art and most people think of basketry, sand painting, pottery, carvings and leather goods with geometric designs. However, another art form was the intricate beadwork many tribal women began doing after meeting white settlers. A new exhibit at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles takes a detailed look […]

Native American Ancestors Camped, Boated Through Beringia

Native American Ancestors Camped, Boated Through Beringia

There has been a standing theory for some time that paleoindians, the first Native Americans, came over the land bridge that once existed between Asia and North America during lower waters of the last Ice Age. The theory states that the people who followed big game onto the land bridge would have included a small […]