The Autry Museum of the American West held its annual gala on October 7, 2017 celebrating Latino arts and culture. The annual gala is the Autry’s largest and most successful fundraisers of the year. The Celebración gala honored United States Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera who was recognized with the Spirit of the West Award for his outstanding storytelling of the collective experience of Latino culture in the West. Gala guests had an exclusive opportunity to experience the Autry’s newist exhibitions, LA RAZA and Harry Gamboa Jr.: Chicano Male Unbonded. For more information on the Autry visit http://www.theautry.org.