Collecting Continuums: What Now
4 p.m.–5:15 p.m.
Join Huntington Library curators and members of the trade, library, and collecting communities for a panel discussion on individual and institutional collecting today. Moderated by Claudia Funke and Erin Chase—curators of the Huntington exhibition "What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century"—the conversation will address the significance of collecting in this unprecedented period and include perspectives from the Huntington, greater Los Angeles, and beyond.
Claudia Funke, Avery Chief Curator and Associate Director of Library Collections, The Huntington
Erin Chase, Assistant Curator of Architecture and Photography, The Huntington
Brad Johnson, Johnson Rare Books & Archives, and President, Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)
Todd Lerew, Director of Special Projects, Library Foundation of Los Angeles (LFLA), and curator of the Los Angeles Public Library exhibition "21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story"
Miroslava Chávez-García, Professor of History at the University of California at Santa Barbara and Huntington donor
Nancy Rosin, President Emerita, Ephemera Society of America, and collector, The Nancy and Henry Rosin Collection of Valentine, Friendship, and Devotional Ephemera at The Huntington
Joel Klein, Molina Curator for the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, The Huntington
Li Wei Yang, Curator of Pacific Rim Collections, The Huntington
This event is presented in partnership with the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America and the Library Foundation of Los Angeles as part of Virtual Bibliography Week.
The event will be held online via Zoom at 4 p.m. (PST), 7 p.m. (EST). Zoom link will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email. This event will be recorded.
Image citation: Susan Hertel for Millard Sheets Designs, Inc., The Child's Discovery of Nature, 1974. Copyright Millard Sheets Estate, 2019. Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.