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June 23 (Saturday)
10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Turn brightly colored paper into plants, animals, and more through the magic of origami, the art of Japanese paper folding. Led by instructor Peggy Hasegawa, the workshop will include a walk through the Japanese Garden. Ages 7–12. Fee includes one accompanying adult. Members: $20. Non-Members: $30. Registration: 626-405-2128.
June 23 (Saturday)
10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of The Huntington’s urban agriculture site and take home some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. General admission. From the Teaching Greenhouse, follow signs to the site. Canceled in the event of rain.
Al Martinez: Bard of L.A.
March 17–June 25, 2012
The six-decade-long career of Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author Al Martinez is showcased in an exhibition that looks back at how the writer has chronicled the foibles, peccadilloes, accomplishments, and, sometimes, sad plights of those around him. The exhibition highlights about 75 items from The Huntington’s collections, including newspaper cartoons, notes, corrected typescripts, first editions of his books, and more.
Roger Medearis: His Regionalism
June 16–Sept. 17, 2012
American painter Roger Medearis is the focus of this exhibition including more than 30 paintings, prints, drawings, letters and photographs, tracing the artist’s career from his beginnings as a student of Thomas Hart Benton through the development of his own distinctive style.
From Memorial Day (May 28) to Labor Day (Sept. 3) The Huntington observes summer hours and is open from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily (except Tuesdays).
June 23, 30 and July 7
(Saturdays) 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Inspired by examples of Japanese screen painting, along with demonstrations in watercolor and gouache painting techniques, artist Lisa Pompelli will teach students how to create their own paintings and learn how to assemble a small folding screen with their artwork on one side and decorative Japanese papers on the back. Prior experience in drawing and painting is strongly recommended. An additional materials fee of $20.00 is due on the first day of class (payable to the instructor). Members: $260. Non Members: $280. Registration: 626-405-2128.