The Huntington’s education programs serve a broad audience and provide enrichment for members of the institution, casual visitors, school teachers, children, and adults. Programs range from lively activities for preschoolers to intensive five-week institutes for K-12 classroom teachers.
On average, The Huntington’s school programs serve approximately 12,000 children and 750 teachers each year. Students from throughout Los Angeles, San Diego, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties participate in 11 different school field trip programs, free of charge. Lesson plans in science, art, and the humanities, developed by Huntington educators and scholars, and that feature The Huntington’s collections, are put to use in schools nationwide.
New Educational Website on California Missions Supports 4th-Grade Curricula
The Huntington has developed an educational website relating to the exhibition "Junípero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions" based on California’s Common Core State Standards in support of 4th-grade curricula. Discover “Exploring the California Missions” at missionhistory.org
Explorations in American History Website Excites History Buffs of All Ages
Explore issues of independence, rights and equality; read a letter written by Harriet Beecher Stowe; listen to dramatized readings of the written work of historical figures; and view magnified images of objects such as the U.S. Constitution in this interactive and informative new resource. Take me to Explorations in American History >