Events for January 8, 2011back to calendar »
Jan. 8, 15, 22 (Saturdays)
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
The Huntington’s extensive camellia collection will provide inspiration for this class led by botanical artist Lisa Pompelli. Beginning and experienced watercolorists can hone their skills in tone gradations, color mixing, composition, and rendering. Prior drawing experience is recommended. Members: $275. Non-Members: $295. Registration: 626-405-2128.
Jan. 8 (Saturday)
Join Clair Martin, the Ruth B. and E. L. Shannon Curator of the Rose & Perennial Gardens, for an instructive workshop in the garden, focusing on the tools and techniques of rose pruning. Members: $30. Non-Members: $40. Registration: 626-405-2128.
Charles Bukowski: Poet on the Edge
Oct. 9, 2010–Feb. 14, 2011
This exhibition on the life and works of Charles Bukowski, one of the most original voices in 20th-century American literature, will feature first editions of his works, including Ham on Rye, the autobiographical novel about his brutal childhood and young adulthood; Factotum, the fictional account of his succession of low-end jobs; and Barfly, made into a film in 1987, starring Faye Dunaway and Mickey Rourke.