Geographies of WonderMay 14 - Sep 03, 2016
May 14 - Sep 03, 2016
Geographies of Wonder, Part 1: Origin Stories of America’s National Parks, 1872-1933
The year 2016 marks the centennial of the National Park Service. To celebrate this anniversary, The Huntington presents two consecutive exhibitions (the second will open October 2016) exploring the origins and evolution of the national park idea through rare materials selected from The Huntington’s American history archives.
The Artist's GardenJan 23 - May 09, 2016
Jan 23 - May 09, 2016
The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920
During the only West Coast stop on a national tour, The Huntington’s presentation of “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920” showcases a hand-picked selection of 17 paintings from the exhibition that originated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, exploring the connections between the American impressionist movement and the emergence of gardening as a middle-class leisure pursuit.
Alex Israel at The HuntingtonDec 12, 2015 - Jul 11, 2016
Dec 12, 2015 - Jul 11, 2016
An "intervention" integrates contemporary artist Alex Israel's works—including paintings (freestanding and mural) and sculpture in sizes ranging from five inches to 16 feet—throughout the Huntington Art Gallery.