Events for October 11, 2012back to calendar »
A Just Cause: Voices of the American Civil War
Sept. 22, 2012–Jan. 7, 2013
Drawn entirely from The Huntington’s collections of manuscripts and printed materials, this exhibition examines the ways Northerners and Southerners viewed the rationale for the Civil War, which made it, in the words of one war veteran, “a battle of ideas interrupted by artillery.”
Oct. 11 (Thursday)
2:30 p.m. Free
Dylan Hannon, curator of The Huntington’s tropical collections, will present a survey of outstanding orchid species in The Huntington’s tropical collections, and will share tips for care and cultivation. Free. Friends’ Hall (Note: No plant sale will follow the talk this month due to the Fall Plant Sale running Oct. 12-14.