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Adult Learning

The Huntington supports lifelong learners; those seeking knowledge, connection, enrichment and exploration. Engage with The Huntington's diverse collections through lectures, classes, workshops, conferences, videos, and more.

Classes and Workshops

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Engage with The Huntington's collections by attending classes and workshops for painting and drawing, cooking, floral arranging, wine tasting, film screenings, exhibition talks, tours, and other events.
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Still Life with Wine, Cake, and Nuts by Raphaelle Peale

ArtBites is a video series of small “bites” with educator and cook, Maite Gomez-Rejón, exploring the nexus between culinary history and The Huntington’s collections.

Lectures in the Humanities

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The Huntington hosts approximately twenty public lectures each year on themes related to its collections. Lecture details are available two months prior to lecture date on the calendar.
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Academic Conferences

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The Huntington hosts six academic conferences each year. Conference details are available approximately two months prior to the conference date on the calendar.
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Videos/Recorded Programs

Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence (right) welcomed Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to The Huntington for the inaugural "Why It Matters" event on Feb. 6. Photo by Sarah M. Golonka.

Watch lectures, conferences, videos and other recorded programs at The Huntington.


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Verso is the blog of The Huntington. Through contributions from Huntington staff, visiting scholars, educators, and volunteers, it explores the many facets of The Huntington, a collections-based research and educational institution.


Cover of Frontiers issue

Huntington Frontiers connects readers with the rich intellectual life of The Huntington, capturing in news and features the work of researchers, educators, curators, and others across a range of disciplines.

Huntington Library Quarterly

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The Huntington Library Quarterly, launched in 1937, is an important interdisciplinary venue for academic studies of British and American history, literature, and art history in the early modern period.

Huntington Books

Books published by The Huntington

The Huntington is one of Southern California's oldest publishers and continues to publish books that make its collections and exhibitions accessible to a diverse audience.

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