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Member Events

 

In addition to a year of unlimited free admission to The Huntington, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal plant festivals, educational lectures, and much more!

 

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EVENTS FOR ALL MEMBERS

 

Members’ Open House Preview - Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center

Members’ Open House Preview - Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center

Tuesday, March 31, 12-8 p.m.

Members have an exclusive opportunity to preview and self-tour the new Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center before it opens to the public. Explore all of the new features, including the auditorium, café, orientation gallery, multi-use classrooms, meeting and event spaces, and six and a half acres of new gardens. more 
(Please note this is a special Tuesday preview of the EVC only; the rest of the grounds, galleries, and library will not be open)

 

Spring Plant Sale

 The 41st Annual Members’ Preview Plant Sale

Friday and Saturday, April 24 & 25, 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Public Sale: Sunday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Looking for water-wise options for your garden? A wide selection of Southwest and California native plants will help you bring abundant color and varied form into your garden without using a lot of water. You'll also find a great assortment of vegetable seedlings, fruit trees, herbs, cacti, succulents, roses, flowering shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and much more. more

 

Evenings at The Huntington

Evenings at The Huntington

Sunday, July 19, and Friday, August 14, 5:30-8 p.m.

Members enjoy a special time to stroll the gardens after public hours. The Café and Coffee Shop will be open.

 

  

 


EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows

 

Members Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings 2015

June 20, July 18, August 1 & 15, (Saturdays) 5:30-8 p.m., Music and Picnicking

Bring a blanket or chairs, family and wine, and picnic in a designated area. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own picnic or explore dining options at the Café. The Coffee Shop will be open, offering gelato, specialty coffees, and ready-to-go salads, sandwiches, and baked goods.

 

Music:

June 20: Members of the L.A. Chamber Orchestra – Schubert’s Octet in F major for winds and strings, described by critics as “purest Schubert”, “gloriously melodic”, and “romantically lush.”

July 18: Mora’s Ragtime Orchestra – repertoire from the late 1890s to the 1910s, including classic rags, popular songs, marches, tangos, and waltzes.

August 1: Inka Kings – Their “New Music from the Andes” combines Andean music with Caribbean and tropical elements

August 15: Pasadena Symphony – selections from their classical repertoire.

 


EVENTS FOR PREMIER LEVEL MEMBERS Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows

 

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Premiere Level Members’ Open House Preview - Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center

Saturday, March 28, 5:30-8 p.m.

Members have an exclusive opportunity to preview and self-tour the new Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center before it opens to the public. Explore all of the new features, including the auditorium, café, orientation gallery, multi-use classrooms, meeting and event spaces, and six and a half acres of new gardens. more

 


Spring Quarterly Lecture and Viewing of the Exhibition Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015Spring Quarterly Lecture and Viewing of the Exhibition Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015

Saturday, June 13, 7-9 p.m.

Rothenberg Hall and Library West Hall

Mary Robertson and Vanessa Wilkie, co-curators of Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015, discuss the lasting impact of the Magna Carta and its relevance to the history of the United States and the modern world. Following the lecture, join the curators in the Library West Hall to ask questions, self-tour the exhibition, and enjoy a reception. 

 

 


Annual Member Events

 

Members' Spring Preview Plant Sale

Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites.  Members’ invitations include a coupon for an additional 10% discount in the Bookstore & More valid on the day of the plant sale.

 

Members' Summer Evenings

On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above have the opportunity to stroll the gardens and enjoy music and casual dining after The Huntington has closed to the public.

 

Founder’s Day Lecture

The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by Huntington President Steve Koblik.

 

Members’ Open House

As a special thank-you for their support, Members annually enjoy exclusive presentations and activities.

 

Holiday Shopping Day

Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.

 

Exhibition Previews

All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.

 

Quarterly Lectures and Previews

Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.

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