Library Lawn


Set against the stately backdrop of Henry Huntington’s 1920 Beaux-Arts Library, the Library Lawn is an outdoor bi-level event space, ideal for an impressive reception or dinner. A working fountain provides built-in décor and the Library itself can be opened for guests to view the ‘Treasures of The Huntington’ collections which feature a copy of the Gutenberg Bible and the Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.


Maximum Capacities:  

  • Theatre Style: 300
  • Banquet: 200
  • Cocktail: 300



  • Bi-level space provides unique layout options and natural, built-in stage
  • Beaux-Arts architecture and working fountain serve as backdrop and décor 
  • Adjacent to Library building – opportunity for guests to tour


Library Lawn Onesheet (pdf)

Library Lawn Floorplan (pdf)

About The Huntington

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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