“This collection is such a gift…at once restorative and invigorating.”
- Jane Goodall, Renowned Primatologist and Conservationist
General donations enable The Huntington to direct support to areas of greatest need. Make a general donation. You can also make a donation to a specific area of interest:
EDUCATION | GARDENS | LIBRARY | ART
If you have any questions about supporting our mission or would like to make your donation over the phone, please feel free to contact Huntington Membership at 626.405.2124 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
The Huntington’s library and art collections are comprised of extraordinary books, manuscripts, photographs, prints, paintings, sculpture and other objects that are treasured for their intellectual content as cultural artifacts, and works of art. The core mission of the Preservation Department is to ensure that these collections survive, in their original formats, for the use and enjoyment of future generations. Please consider a gift to support this important work. Donate Online
THE MIKKI HEYDORFF BUS FUND
On weekdays, bright yellow school buses pull through the gates of the Huntington and deliver students of all ages who have long looked forward to their school trip. But not everyone can visit The Huntington. Lack of transportation funding is the number one obstacle for most schools. For $250, you can sponsor a local school’s field trip. Donate Online
The Huntington has an abundance of resources to share with teachers. Teachers can participate in elementary and secondary teacher training programs that enrich the source material, improve teacher techniques and enable teachers to engage students through history, literature, art, humanities and the botanical sciences. The goal is to train teachers how to integrate The Huntington’s methodology and resources to make their curriculum come alive for students. Donate Online
Inspired by the Chinese tradition of designing private gardens for scholarly pursuits, Liu Fang Yuan, or the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, combines the scenic beauty of nature with the expressiveness of the arts to give deeper meaning to the landscape. The garden is truly a cross-cultural effort with architects from Suzhou, a Chinese city renowned worldwide for its ancient gardens, working with Californian builders to produce a traditional Chinese landscape. Like all capital projects at The Huntington, Liu Fang Yuan is privately funded. Learn More
The research done by scholars in the Library’s collections results in Pulitzer Prize-winning books, acclaimed journal articles, documentary films, and textbooks. There are significant costs involved in sustaining and providing access to the 7 million manuscripts, 420,000 rare books and 1.3 million photographs and ephemera. A gift to the Library Fund will foster access to the collections and promote innovative thinking and research. Donate Online
LIBRARY COLLECTORS’ COUNCIL
The Library Collectors’ Council encourages the growth of the collection through gifts and purchases. An annual minimum contribution of $5,000 enables one to become a member. Members are invited to join curators on trips to other institutions and private collections. The Council is a major resource for developing both the collections and a group of supporters interested in them. To join, contact Mona Shulman, Assistant to the Director of the Library, at 626-405-2244. Donate Online
ART COLLECTORS’ COUNCIL
Members of the Art Collectors’ Council are active participants in our goal to acquire art that delights and informs. Members enjoy curator-led visits to public and private collections, regional field trips, and the annual Spring Gala. A minimum annual contribution of $7,500 enables one to become a member. To join, contact Elizabeth Clingerman, Assistant to the Director of the Art Collections, at 626-405-2225. Donate Online
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"The Huntington is a place where nature, science, art, and humanities are always ready to inspire and make a difference. I encourage you to take part and support this world-class dynamic place."
- Randy A. Shulman, Vice President for Advancement