teal viewing stone
Viewing Stones Online Show
Sun., Jan. 2
Category: Events
Location: Virtual show (online only)

The California Aiseki Kai presents its 32nd annual show virtually this year (due to COVID restrictions), featuring outstanding examples of suiseki and other viewing stones. Appreciated in Asia for...

Portrait of a Young Gentleman by Kehinde Wiley
Kehinde Wiley
Sun., Jan. 2
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Thornton Portrait Gallery

A newly commissioned painting by renowned American artist Kehinde Wiley, A Portrait of a Young Gentleman, debuts in the Thornton Portrait Gallery, across from Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy (...

The Huntington entrance
Free Day - Jan. 6
Thu., Jan. 6
Category: Events

Jan. 6 Free Day is fully reserved. Member visitation is not permitted. Upper level early-entry is available to eligible Members from 8-10 a.m.
Tickets for Feb. 3 Free Day will be available on...

The Last Story of Mina Lee book cover
Books Uncovered: The Last Story of Mina Lee
Thu., Jan. 13
Category: Classes
Location: Huntington Zoom event


Join author Nancy Jooyoun Kim, chef Irene Yoo, and Li Wei Yang, curator of Pacific Rim Collections at The Huntington, in this next installment of Books Uncovered. This three-...

Mapping Fiction
Sat., Jan. 15
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

This exhibition focuses on the ways authors and mapmakers have built compelling fictional worlds to coincide with the centennial of the publication of James Joyce’s groundbreaking 1922 modernist...

Martin Luther King Jr.
Open Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Mon., Jan. 17
Category: Events

The Huntington is open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 17 with advance reservations.

tekagami calligraphy
Reading Fragmentary Traces of the Writer’s Hand: Tekagami
Thu., Jan. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event

Edward Kamens, professor of Japanese Studies at Yale University, will consider the aesthetics of viewing and reading early modern Japanese calligraphy albums—tekagami—in which fragmentary samples...

kids playing
Play a Board Game, Build a World
Sat., Jan. 22
Category: Kids
Location: Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court


Calling all board gamers and world-builders! Join us for a free family drop-in program filled with games and map-making inspired by the exhibition “...

Chinese character
A Garden of Words Pt. 2
Sat., Jan. 29
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Chinese Garden, Studio for Lodging the Mind

The Huntington presents a major exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy as the inaugural installation in the Chinese Garden's new art gallery, the Studio for Lodging the Mind....