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Made in L.A. 2020
Sat., May. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery and Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art

"Made in L.A. 2020: a version" debuts new installations, videos, films, sculpture, performances, and paintings from Los Angeles–based artists, many commissioned specifically for the exhibition....

 
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West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire
Wed., May. 5
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Kevin Waite, assistant professor of history at Durham University, discusses his new book West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire, with Alice Baumgartner, assistant...

 
Beyond Baroque
Lunchtime Art Talk on Sabrina Tarasoff
Wed., May. 5
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Join Lauren Mackler, co-curator of "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," for this short and insightful discussion about artist Sabrina Tarasoff, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the...

 
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Huntington U: Aphra Behn: Playwright, Poet, Novelist, Spy
Thu., May. 6
Category: Classes
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Huntington U is a college-style seminar with no homework or tests. This year the series goes virtual as Elaine Hobby, professor of 17th-Century Studies at Loughborough University leads...

 
Labor and Laborers at The Huntington: A Work in Progress Discussion with Professor Natalia Molina
Wed., May. 12
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Natalia Molina, Distinguished Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, joins William Deverell, director of the Huntington–USC Institute on California and the West for a discussion of...

 
Art by Umar Rashid
Lunchtime Art Talk on Umar Rashid
Wed., May. 12
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Join Nicholas Barlow, curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Umar Rashid, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made...

 
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The Lure of the Beach: A Global History
Fri., May. 14
Category: Society of Fellows
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Join us for the book launch and talk with Roy Ritchie, author of The Lure of the Beach: A Global History. Ritchie’s latest book chronicles humanity's history with the coast, taking us from the...

 
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Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy
Wed., May. 19
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Join us as George J. Sanchez, Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at USC, discusses his book on the neighborhood of Boyle Heights with four USC doctoral students.

Boyle Heights is...

 
Art by SON. (Justen LeRoy)
Lunchtime Art Talk on SON. (Justen LeRoy)
Wed., May. 19
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Join Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, Made in L.A. 2020 assistant curator of performance, for this short and insightful discussion about artist SON. (Justen LeRoy), as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series...

 
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The Huntington Library’s Gutenberg Bible and the Art of the Book in 15th-Century Europe
Wed., May. 19
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Eric White, Scheide Librarian and Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts at Princeton University, investigates the history and art of The Huntington’s...

 
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The Labor of Good Governance: Cultivation Real and Imagined in the Imperial Garden of Clear Ripples in 18th-Century China
Thu., May. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Roslyn Lee Hammers, associate professor of art history at the University of Hong Kong, discusses depictions of rural life produced for an 18th-century Chinese emperor’s residence. The Qianlong...

 
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Members' Spring Evening Strolls
Thu., May. 20
Category: Members

Members can enjoy an evening stroll in the gardens on selected evenings in May.

1919 café open until 7 p.m. and the Huntington Store until 8 p.m. Due to COVID-19 safety protocols, no live...

 
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Huntington Landscapes in Watercolor
Fri., May. 21
Category: Classes
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Join artist and instructor Robert Sherrill for an eight-week virtual course on landscape painting in watercolor. Using the natural beauty of The Huntington’s gardens and architecture as...

 
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The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: A Photographic History
Wed., May. 26
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Karlos K. Hill, Associate Professor and Chair of the Clara Luper Department of African and African American Studies at the University of Oklahoma, discusses his new book The 1921 Tulsa Race...

 
Art by Jeffrey Stuker
Lunchtime Art Talk on Jeffrey Stuker
Wed., May. 26
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PDT)

Join Lauren Mackler, co-curator of "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," for this short and insightful discussion about artist Jeffrey Stuker, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition...

 
Kathleen Belew
White Supremacy in the West: Immigration and Racial Justice in Southern California
Wed., May. 26
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PDT)

Professor Kathleen Belew in Conversation with Professor and MacArthur Fellow Natalia Molina

Historian Kathleen Belew, CNN contributor and author of Bring the War Home, gives us the history...

 
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Open Memorial Day
Mon., May. 31
Category: Events

The Huntington is open May 31 (Memorial Day), 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

 
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Summer Evening Strolls - Memorial Day
Mon., May. 31
Category: Events

Enjoy a stroll in the gardens at twilight. The Huntington's gardens will be open 4:30-8 p.m. on Memorial Day to Members and the public with advance reservations or pre-purchased tickets.

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