2nd Graders go to the Autry Museum

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

2nd-Grade Students

Early Opportunity

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017


The Autry National Center, formed in 2003 by the merger of the Autry Museum of Western Heritage with the Southwest Museum of American Indian and the Women of the West Museum, is an intercultural history center dedicated to exploring and sharing the stories, experiences, and perceptions of the diverse peoples of the American West.a

In this hands-on program led by their trained museum docents, young students will investigate replica artifacts and role-play to discover the history of Western communities, Plains Indians, cowboys and cowgirls, and the importance of certain animals in the development of the West.

On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, second-grade students will travel to the world-renowned Autry National Center to see life as it was in the wild, wild West. Students will also get the cnance to meet some of the animals that call the West their home, in Animals of the West. They will encounter a Texas Lonoghorn steer and a bison in the museum's permanent galleries, aand learn about the important role animals played in Western cultures.

Students will be departing from The Learning Castle at 9:00 a.m. and returning to campus at 1:00 p.m.

Students will need to bring a sack lunch, including snack and drinks, in a clearly labeled disposable bag. Please make sure that you do not order Choicelunch on a field trip day. 

If you would like your child to attend this field trip, please complete the attached Field Trip Permission form no later than Wednesday, November 1st, 2017.