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June 30–July 1 (Sat.–Sun.)
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Hundreds of award-winning plants will be on view as the Cactus and Succulent Society of America presents its 47th annual show and sale. Rare specimens from around the world will be showcased, including plants native to Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Botswana, Madagascar, and the Middle East. Plants and related items will be available for sale both days, with an early-bird plant sale Friday, noon–4:30 p.m. Free. Botanical Center
June 30 (Saturday)
Rhythm Child returns to The Huntington with a musical program full of non-stop energy and fun. This family band, which has performed at the White House, will have the audience dancing along to lively percussion and infectious rhythms, including some toe-tapping tunes inspired by the railroad exhibition “Visions of Empire.” Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets: $10. (Ages 2 & under free.) Purchase tickets online or call 800-838-3006.
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.