With the opening of the Museum in 1988, co-founder Gene Autry realized his dream "to build a museum which would exhibit and interpret the heritage of the West." The collection of more than 500,000 pieces of art and artifacts combines multiple Native American perspectives with Western histories and cultures.
Nearly 20,000 square feet of renovated visitor spaces are scheduled to open to the public in October 2016.
Explores photography’s role in articulating the social and political concerns of the Chicano Movement
Retrospective of 40 years of painting, drawing, sculpting, and print-making
Works inspired by contemporary, historic, and mythic Western experiences
Images made and circulated in the aftermath of the disaster
New works explore the fine line between the physical and the phenomenal