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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Members’ Evening Garden Strolls at The Huntington

Members’ Evening Garden Strolls 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 held rain or shine.




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. Events held rain or shine.



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


Summer Quarterly Event – “An Evening in the Gallery”Summer Quarterly Event – “An Evening in the Gallery”

Wednesday, August 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Huntington Art Gallery

Join Melinda McCurdy, Associate Curator of British Art, on the Huntington Gallery Loggia for brief informal talks about the concurrent exhibitions “Velvet Paintings: 18th-Century Pastels” and “British Works on Paper, 1914-1948” on display in two separate, intimate spaces within the gallery. Also included are docent-led tours, live music, and 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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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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