Mother and child high five

Centennial Family Day

Sat., Nov. 16, 2019 | 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Event Notes: 
General Admission
Add to Calendar 11/16/2019 11:00 AM 11/16/2019 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Centennial Family Day Visit page - The Huntington

Visitors can join the Centennial fun with a day of family-friendly art-making, performances, and concerts celebrating The Huntington at 100.


11 a.m.
LA Opera: Orpheus in Concert - Huntington Art Gallery Loggia
An operatic, updated version of the Greek myth Orpheus, created by composer
Nathan Wang and librettist Matthew Leavitt.

Ukes for Little Tokyo - Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court
Ukulele kickoff with ukulele-based arts education program Ukes
for Little Tokyo.

11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Happy Birthday to The Huntington Celebration - Library Lawn

11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Photography by Pablove Shutterbugs - Brody California Garden
Explore the photographic work of local kids living with cancer in this outdoor
gallery experience presented by the Pablove Foundation.

Family Friendly Activities - Library Lawn

  • Make Your Own Keepsake Book
  • Write Your Wishes for the Future

Selfie Station - Lawn near Huntington Art Gallery

11:45 a.m.
Kitsune Taiko - Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court
Taiko performance by high school and middle school students hailed
as "the baddest youth taiko group to hit Little Tokyo."

11:45 a.m. & 2:45 p.m.
PLAY - Library Lawn
Family sing-along for our littlest fans, with music educators from PLAY.

12:30 p.m.
Harmony Project
Music by the Harmony Project's youth quintet, the Longfellow Lion Cubs.

1 p.m. & 2 p.m.
LA Opera: When Shakespeare Sings - Huntington Art Gallery Loggia
A program of music, drama, and comedy featuring two opera singers and a pianist
performing music from Shakespeare-inspired operas, musicals, and songs.

1:30–3 p.m.
Portrait-making Activity: Reflections - Library Lawn

3 p.m.
Pasadena City College: We Look to The Stars - Orbit Pavilion
A work for choir and soloists created by composer Juhi Bansal drawing on myths
from different cultures about the night sky, inspired by Huntington collections.