Member Events


In addition to a year of unlimited free admission to The Huntington, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal events, educational lectures, and much more!



Members’ Spring Plant SaleMembers’ Spring Plant Sale

Apr. 27-29, Friday-Sunday

Members shop early for the best selection during the 44th Annual Spring Plant Sale. Members also receive an extra 10% discount in the Huntington Store, valid Friday, April 27, through Monday, April 30. Brody Botanical Center.

Members only: Friday, Apr. 27, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Saturday, Apr. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Open to all: Saturday, Apr. 28, 1-5 p.m. | Sunday, Apr. 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Members’ Twilight Garden StrollsMembers’ Twilight Garden Strolls

Jul. 7 (Saturday), Jul. 22 (Sunday), Aug. 5 (Sunday), 5:30-8 p.m.

Members enjoy a stroll in the gardens after hours on three evenings. Please note, the galleries and Library will be closed, and picnicking is not permitted during this event. Dining will be available at 1919 café and Red Car coffee shop. The Huntington Store will be open.


EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS (Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor)

Members’ Summer EveningsMembers’ Summer Evenings

Jun. 23 (Saturday), Jul. 8 (Sunday), Jul. 21 (Saturday), Aug. 4 (Saturday), 5:30-8 p.m.

Members at the Contributor level and higher are invited to picnic, stroll the gardens, and enjoy outdoor musical performances after hours. Dine at the 1919 café, grab a snack at the Red Car coffee shop, or bring your own picnic to enjoy on the lawn. (Don’t forget your blanket or chair.) Music begins at 6:30 p.m.



Jun. 23 (Saturday)

HeartBeat Brazil

An exhilarating mix of Brazil’s musical styles, energetic rhythms, and complex culture


Jul. 8 (Sunday)

The Upbeat Swing Orchestra

The greatest hits of the Swing Era (1930s-1940s) featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, and more


Jul. 21 (Saturday)

The Corelli Ensemble

A lively Baroque ensemble of 15, featuring brass instruments


Aug. 4 (Saturday)

Sausage Grinder

Classic old-time and country blues, with a touch of ragtime and hillbilly jazz


Members’ OrientationMembers’ Orientation

Jul. 28, Saturday, 9-10:30 a.m.

Gain an insider’s view of The Huntington and its history during a special guided tour.

Annual Member Events


Members' Spring Preview Plant Sale

Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites.  Members’ invitations include a coupon for an additional 10% discount in the Huntington Store valid on the day of the plant sale.


Members' Summer Evenings

On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above have the opportunity to stroll the gardens and enjoy music and casual dining after public hours.


Founder’s Day Lecture

The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by The Huntington President.


Members’ Open House

As a special thank-you for their support, Members annually enjoy exclusive presentations and activities.


Holiday Shopping Day

Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.


Exhibition Previews

All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.


Quarterly Lectures and Previews

Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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