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’ Exhibition Preview
Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro: Two American Photographers in Britain and Ireland
Friday, November 7, 2014, 12-4:30 p.m.
Members enjoy an exclusive preview of this traveling exhibition which pairs for the first time works by American photographers Paul Caponigro (b. 1932) and Bruce Davidson (b. 1933). The exhibition examines the artistic, social, and historical forces informing two master photographers as they bring American eyes to enduring landscapes and changing cultural scenes.
Members’ Holiday Event: Champagne & Shopping
Tuesday, December 2, 1-7 p.m.
Enjoy new and unique trunk shows while you sip a glass of sparkling wine. Take fun photos with friends and family in our photo booth. Stroll the gardens until 4:30 p.m.
Members’ Santa Days
Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Santa Claus is coming to The Huntington! Bring your camera and take your own photo with Santa. Bob Baker’s Marionettes will perform holiday puppet shows.
EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
Members’ Orientation: Estate Tour
Saturday, November 22, 9–10 a.m.
Gain an excellent overview of the Huntington property when Huntington Estate Docents take Members on a special guided tour and share the story of how Henry and Arabella Huntington turned their San Marino ranch into a world-renowned cultural landmark.
A Santa Day for Upper Level Members
Friday, December 5, 12-4 p.m.
Santa will be making a special early appearance this year, just for Upper Level Members. Enjoy performances by Bob Baker’s Marionettes and holiday refreshments. Don’t forget to bring your camera!
EVENTS FOR PREMIER LEVEL MEMBERS Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
A Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration in 流芳園, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance
Tuesday, October 7, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Join us for an elegant evening of music, authentic and inspired Chinese foods and teas, a silent auction, and strolls in Liu Fang Yuan under a silver moon.
Premier Discovery Tour:
Your Country Calls! Posters of the First World War
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 6-8 p.m.
Join Dave Mihaly, The Huntington’s Jay T. Last Curator, Graphic Arts and Social History, for an informal talk on the exhibition, which explores how graphic art was used to stir patriotism and service through the war years 1914 to 1918.
Evening Exhibition Preview and Reception for Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro: Two American Photographers in Britain and Ireland
Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:30-8 p.m.
This exhibition examines the artistic, social, and historical forces informing two master photographers as they bring American eyes to enduring landscapes and changing cultural scenes in Britain and Ireland during the 1960s and ‘70s.
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.
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.