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 events, educational lectures, and much more!



Chinese New Year FestivalChinese New Year Festival

Feb. 17-18, Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year as the Year of the Dog begins. This two-day family event includes lion dancers, mask-changing performances, martial arts demonstrations, Chinese music, and more. MORE>




Founder's Day TalkFounder's Day Talk

Feb. 28, Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Discover the scholarship and science behind Project Blue Boy, The Huntington’s conservation treatment of one of its most iconic paintings, with art historian and journalist Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell. Some seats are still available. Please email for reservations.




Members’ Spring Plant SaleMembers’ Spring Plant Sale

Apr. 27-29, Friday-Sunday

Members shop early for the best selection during the 44th Annual Spring Plant Sale. Members also receive an extra 10% discount in the Huntington Store, valid Friday, April 27, through Monday, April 30. Brody Botanical Center.

Members only: Friday, Apr. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Saturday, Apr. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Open to all: Saturday, Apr. 28, 1-5 p.m. | Sunday, Apr. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS (Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor)

Members’ OrientationMembers’ Orientation

Mar. 24, Saturday, 9-10:30 a.m.

Gain an insider’s view of The Huntington and its history during a special guided tour.


EVENTS FOR PREMIER PLUS LEVEL MEMBERS (Supporting, Patron, Benefactor)

Members’ Premier Discovery Tour - Radiant BeautyMembers’ Premier Discovery Tour - Radiant Beauty

May 18, Friday, 7–9:30 p.m.

Members enjoy an informal talk by Krystle Satrum, exhibition curator, on Radiant Beauty: E. L. Trouvelot’s Astronomical Drawings. The evening includes stargazing at the spring constellations with a local astronomy group, champagne, and dessert.


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 Huntington Store 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 public hours.


Founder’s Day Lecture

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


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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