Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Feb. 1
Category: Garden
Location: Ranch Garden

Stop by The Huntington's urban agriculture site during its weekly open hours and pick up some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. Volunteers from the L.A. Master Gardener program will be on...

 
Year of the Rat graphic
Chinese New Year Festival
Sat., Feb. 1
Category: Events

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at The Huntington as the Year of the Rat begins. The two-day (Feb. 1–2) festival includes lion dancers, mask-changing performances, martial arts, Chinese music and...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sat., Feb. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sat., Feb. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sat., Feb. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Year of the Rat graphic
Chinese New Year Festival
Sun., Feb. 2
Category: Events

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at The Huntington as the Year of the Rat begins. The two-day (Feb. 1–2) festival includes lion dancers, mask-changing performances, martial arts, Chinese music and...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sun., Feb. 2
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sun., Feb. 2
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sun., Feb. 2
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
closed due to power outage
CLOSED DUE TO POWER OUTAGE
Mon., Feb. 3
Category: Events

NOTICE TO VISITORS: MONDAY, FEB. 3 - THE HUNTINGTON IS CLOSED TODAY DUE TO A POWER OUTAGE CAUSED BY HIGH WINDS.

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Mon., Feb. 3
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Mon., Feb. 3
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Mon., Feb. 3
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Musicians playing musical instruments
Chamber Music: Camerata Pacifica - Feb. 4
Tue., Feb. 4
Category: Events
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Award-winning chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica perform works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms in this winter concert.

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Wed., Feb. 5
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Wed., Feb. 5
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Wed., Feb. 5
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Feb. 5
Category: Garden
Location: Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. General admission. (Cancelled in the event of rain.)

 
kids splashing hands in a fountain
Free Day - 2018
Thu., Feb. 6
Category: Events

Admission is free on the first Thursday of the month with advance reservations. Free Days are made possible by the generous support of Wells Fargo.

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Thu., Feb. 6
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Thu., Feb. 6
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Thu., Feb. 6
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Left: Carla Hayden. Right: Karen R. Lawrence
Why It Matters: Karen R. Lawrence In Conversation with Carla Hayden
Thu., Feb. 6
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, about why archives and libraries exist and why the work they do continues to be important.

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Fri., Feb. 7
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Fri., Feb. 7
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Fri., Feb. 7
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Victorian illustration of heart with lily of the valley
Posies & Palates: Language of Love
Fri., Feb. 7
Category: Classes

Set the mood for Valentine's Day by creating a heart-shaped floral design and making cocktails inspired by the themes of love and friendship in this workshop presented jointly by Flower Duet and...

 
Drawing of stone lantern
Drawing The Huntington
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts eight drawing classes focusing on the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. Sessions are suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists who want to...

 
Examples of pu-erh tea
Tea Workshop: Dark Teas
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Classes

China's dark teas, such as ripe Pu'er and Liu Bao, are relatively unknown in the west. A unique secondary fermentation process gives them their distinctive flavor. Join Linda Louie from Bana Tea...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Garden
Location: Ranch Garden

Stop by The Huntington's urban agriculture site during its weekly open hours and pick up some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. Volunteers from the L.A. Master Gardener program will be on...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Chinese brush painting of a mouse
Children's Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting: Year of the Rat
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Kids

Celebrate the Lunar New Year by learning traditional Chinese brush painting techniques with artist Peifang Liang and create your own lucky new year painting to mark the Year of the Rat. Ages 7 and...

 
Vintage valentine card shaped as a carriage
Family Drop-In Program - Valentine Making
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Kids
Location: Huntington Art Gallery Loggia

Make your own valentines for friends and family, inspired by tokens of affection from centuries past. This drop-in activity highlights examples of vintage greeting cards from the Nancy and Henry...

 
White and red camellia
48th Annual Camellia Show and Sale - Feb 8
Sat., Feb. 8
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Hundreds of gorgeous blooms compete for top honors at The Huntington's two-day (Feb. 8–9) annual Camellia Show, co-sponsored by the Southern California Camellia Society. View the exhibits, shop...

 
White and red camellia
48th Annual Camellia Show and Sale - Feb 9
Sun., Feb. 9
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Hundreds of gorgeous blooms compete for top honors at The Huntington's two-day (Feb. 8–9) annual Camellia Show, co-sponsored by the Southern California Camellia Society. View the exhibits, shop...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sun., Feb. 9
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sun., Feb. 9
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sun., Feb. 9
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Mon., Feb. 10
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Mon., Feb. 10
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Mon., Feb. 10
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Interior of a Japanese teahouse
Japanese Teahouse Tour
Mon., Feb. 10
Category: Tours
Location: Japanese Garden

Learn about the history of the Japanese Garden's ceremonial teahouse and the traditions behind its use. Informal tours are offered at 20-minute intervals on the second Monday of every month. 

 
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Greenhouse Fantasies, 2014. Oil on canvas, 28 x 24 in. © Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Courtesy of the artist, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York and Corvi-Mora, London.
Society of Fellows Reception: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Tue., Feb. 11
Category: Society of Fellows

Huntington Circle and President's Circle Society of Fellows Members are invited to a special reception for The Hilton Als Series: Lynette...

 
Painting of the American west
Art Lecture Series: The Art of the West
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Lectures
Location: Haaga Hall

Join Roy Ritchie, senior research associate at The Huntington, for a series of lectures that examine a number of themes in the art of the West. The American West, with its vast plains and towering...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Garden
Location: Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. General admission. (Cancelled in the event of rain.)

 
Line of wine glasses
Wines of Spain
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Classes

Sommelier Brad Owen leads an in-depth lecture and tasting exploring the wines of Spain, which are considered among the greatest in the world.

 
Black wax seal on letter
The Materiality of Love: Elizabeth Barrett (later Browning) and Letter-Writing
Wed., Feb. 12
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Peter Stallybrass, professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, focuses on a single letter that Elizabeth Barrett wrote to Hugh Stuart Boyd, a scholar with whom she was passionately in...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Thu., Feb. 13
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Thu., Feb. 13
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Thu., Feb. 13
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Jason Wiley
Designing a Desert Moonlight Garden
Thu., Feb. 13
Category: Garden
Location: Haaga Hall

Horticulturist Jason Wiley of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum discusses how to design a "moonlight garden" featuring drought-tolerant, night-blooming plants and other features that lend magic to...

 
Light filaments hanging from the ceiling
Music Program: We Look to the Stars
Thu., Feb. 13
Category: Events
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Across history, culture, time, and space—transcending every division and divide—humans all share a connection to the stars. Journey through the night sky in song with the world premiere of We Look...

 
Couple overlooking Japanese Garden
Valentine's Day at The Huntington
Fri., Feb. 14
Category: Events

Fall in love...every time you visit! Enjoy sweet treats, beautiful blooms, romantic treasures and more!

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Fri., Feb. 14
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Fri., Feb. 14
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Fri., Feb. 14
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Drawing of stone lantern
Drawing The Huntington
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts eight drawing classes focusing on the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. Sessions are suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists who want to...

 
Tapestry of an 18th century couple
Taste of Art: Love and Friendship
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Classes

Discover love stories in many forms, from intricate 19th-century valentines to European works of art, in a gallery discussion with Maite Gomez-Rejón of ArtBites. After the tour, prepare comfort...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Garden
Location: Ranch Garden

Stop by The Huntington's urban agriculture site during its weekly open hours and pick up some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. Volunteers from the L.A. Master Gardener program will be on...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Pictured: Strange Creature by artist Nina Katchadourian. Photo by Gina Clyne, courtesy of Clockshop.
Family Drop-In Program - Garden Party: Spot the Strange Creature
Sat., Feb. 15
Category: Kids
Location: Chinese Garden

Stop by the Chinese Garden and enjoy stories about mythological monsters while keeping an eye out for artist Nina Katchadourian's Strange Creature, a kinetic sculpture temporarily installed in the...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sun., Feb. 16
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sun., Feb. 16
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sun., Feb. 16
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
George Washington
Open President's Day
Mon., Feb. 17
Category: Events

The Huntington is open on President's Day, Feb. 17.

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Mon., Feb. 17
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This two-part exhibition explores The Huntington's role in documenting the human experience through more than 100 items from the Library collections.
...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Mon., Feb. 17
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Mon., Feb. 17
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Pink camellia bloom
3Tu: Camellia Collections
Tue., Feb. 18
Category: Society of Fellows

David MacLaren, Curator, Asian Gardens, takes Society of Fellows members on a walking tour of The Huntington's historic Camellia Garden, which is known internationally as one of the largest and...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Wed., Feb. 19
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Wed., Feb. 19
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Nan Rae teaching students how to paint
Painting with Nan Rae
Wed., Feb. 19
Category: Classes

Learn to create watercolors inspired by the art of Chinese brush painting in this monthly class with artist Nan Rae. Newcomers welcome.

 

 

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Feb. 19
Category: Garden
Location: Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. General admission. (Cancelled in the event of rain.)

 
Blue Boy and Sarah Siddons
Scholarly Scuffle: Thomas Gainsborough and Sir Joshua Reynolds
Wed., Feb. 19
Category: Society of Fellows
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Join us for a Scholarly Scuffle to debate the relative greatness of two 18th-century British painters: Thomas Gainsborough and Sir Joshua Reynolds. Supporting Gainsborough is Melinda McCurdy, The...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Thu., Feb. 20
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Thu., Feb. 20
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Fresco painting of bird and citrus tree
Historia Plantarum
Thu., Feb. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Auditorium, Brody Botanical Center

Alain Touwaide, historian of botany, medicine, and medicinal plants, explores related topics in a four-part seminar series. The theme for the 2020 season is Reading Historical Gardens, with...

 
Photograph of crescent moon shaped doorway in a Chinese garden
The Making of a Medium: Borrowing Views from Painting and Fiction in Early Modern Chinese Garden Design
Thu., Feb. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

S.E. Kile, assistant professor of Chinese literature at the University of Michigan, examines the first two Chinese works that considered garden design as an art: Ji Cheng's Yuanye (Fashioning...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Fri., Feb. 21
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Fri., Feb. 21
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Group of musicians
Chamber Music Concert: Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Feb. 21
Fri., Feb. 21
Category: Events
Location: Rothenberg Hall

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra brings their In Focus: Beethoven program to The Huntington.

Huntington Members may take 10% off concert ticket purchases by entering code HUNTING10. LACO...

 
Trimming a bonsai
Bonsai Workshop
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Classes
Location: Teaching Greenhouse, Brody Botanical Center

Learn the ancient art of growing and shaping miniature trees in this hands-on workshop for adults, presented in conjunction with the weekend's Bonsai-a-Thon event. Each participant receives a...

 
Kids bonsai workshop
Children’s Workshop: Bonsai Builders
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Kids
Location: Teaching Greenhouse, Brody Botanical Center

Kids learn about the art of bonsai in this hands-on workshop, then take home their own miniature tree to grow. Ages 7 and up. (Fee includes one child and one accompanying adult.)

 
Drawing of stone lantern
Drawing The Huntington
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts eight drawing classes focusing on the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. Sessions are suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists who want to...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Garden
Location: Ranch Garden

Stop by The Huntington's urban agriculture site during its weekly open hours and pick up some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. Volunteers from the L.A. Master Gardener program will be on...

 
Bonsai
Bonsai-a-Thon
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Southern California bonsai masters share their passion for the art form in this annual event that includes exhibits, demonstrations, prize drawings, a "bonsai bazaar," and a live auction at 3 p.m...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sat., Feb. 22
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Bonsai
Bonsai-a-Thon
Sun., Feb. 23
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Southern California bonsai masters share their passion for the art form in this annual event that includes exhibits, demonstrations, prize drawings, a "bonsai bazaar," and a live auction at 3 p.m...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Sun., Feb. 23
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sun., Feb. 23
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Beside the Edge of the World graphic treatment
Beside the Edge of the World
Mon., Feb. 24
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Virginia Steele Scott Galleries, Chandler Wing

Showcasing new work by artists selected for a yearlong collaboration with Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop, this exhibition marks the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative. The...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Mon., Feb. 24
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Observatory and starry night sky
Carnegie Lecture - Astronomy in 2020: The Great Debates Today
Mon., Feb. 24
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Dr. John Mulchaey, Director, The Carnegie Observatories, discusses current controversies in astronomical debates, and describes how research in the coming decade may finally resolve some of...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Wed., Feb. 26
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Feb. 26
Category: Garden
Location: Chinese Garden

Enjoy traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. General admission. (Cancelled in the event of rain.)

 
Civil War soldiers
Society of Fellows Founders' Day Lecture
Wed., Feb. 26
Category: Society of Fellows
Location: Rothenberg Hall

This year's Founders' Day Lecture features American historian Drew Gilpin Faust—the 28th president of Harvard University (retired June 2018) and the first woman to serve in that role. Faust...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Thu., Feb. 27
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Civil war civilians and soldiers
Founders' Day Lecture: Making History: How Historians and Librarians Have Changed Our Understanding of the Civil War
Thu., Feb. 27
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Civil War scholar and former Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust explores the ways The Huntington's collections have served as a critical resource for our understanding of the Civil War. Although...

 
Jim Folsom with participants in botany class
Botany Bay Series - Feb. 27
Thu., Feb. 27
Category: Garden
Location: Auditorium, Brody Botanical Center

Explore the wonders of the plant world through discussion and hands-on lab time in this monthly series for "citizen scientists" led by Jim Folsom, the Telleen/Jorgensen Director of the Botanical...

 
Drew Faust and Karen Lawrence
Why It Matters: Drew Gilpin Faust and Karen R. Lawrence
Thu., Feb. 27
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with Drew Gilpin Faust, former president of Harvard and Civil War scholar, about the importance of the humanities.

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Fri., Feb. 28
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
John Frederick Crease (British), The house we tiffined in, in the Gardens... [Canton, China], 1858, Albumen photograph [Source: Royal British Columbia Museum]
Symposium: “Unscholarly” Gardens: Rethinking the Gardens of China
Sat., Feb. 29
Category: Conferences
Location: Rothenberg Hall

The image of a "Chinese garden" that most often comes to mind is that of the white-walled, gray-tiled gardens built by scholar-officials and merchants in the city of Suzhou during the Ming dynasty...

 
Drawing of stone lantern
Drawing The Huntington
Sat., Feb. 29
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts eight drawing classes focusing on the art, architecture, and gardens of The Huntington. Sessions are suitable for beginners as well as experienced artists who want to...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Feb. 29
Category: Garden
Location: Ranch Garden

Stop by The Huntington's urban agriculture site during its weekly open hours and pick up some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening. Volunteers from the L.A. Master Gardener program will be on...

 
Portrait of black man by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Sat., Feb. 29
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery

Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by...

 
Two girls posing in front of art
Family Drop-In Program: Gallery Party: Strike a Pose
Sat., Feb. 29
Category: Kids
Location: Huntington Art Gallery Loggia

Get up close and personal with figures depicted in works of art in this hands-on "Gallery Party" that will make you want to strike a pose. Explore Lynette Yiadom-Boakye's paintings of fictional...