A bee keeper shows some honeycomb
3Tu: Something’s Buzzing at The Huntington
Tue., Oct. 15
Category: Society of Fellows

Andrew Mitchell, Gardens Curator of Material Objects, and experienced beekeeper, takes members of the Society of Fellows on a walking tour to discuss the many ways bees impact the gardens, and...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Wed., Oct. 16
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Wed., Oct. 16
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Nan Rae teaching students how to paint
Painting with Nan Rae
Wed., Oct. 16
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., Oct. 16
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.)

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Thu., Oct. 17
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Thu., Oct. 17
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Album of Flowers and Portrait of Shitao—Peonies, 1698. Attributed to Shitao. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Recasting the King of Flowers in Late Imperial China
Thu., Oct. 17
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Kristen L. Chiem, associate professor of art history at Pepperdine University, explores the role of floral imagery in Qing-dynasty China. Focusing on the peony, Chiem traces how artists used the...

 
Engraving of dancing people in 1919
In America, Nineteen Nineteen
Fri., Oct. 18
Category: Conferences
Location: Rothenberg Hall

The year 1919 was a tumultuous one in American history. It was also the year that Henry E. Huntington created the institution that bears his name. This conference, designed around The Huntington's...

 
orchids
International Orchid Show and Sale
Fri., Oct. 18
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Discover the amazing diversity of orchids as hundreds of exotic blooms compete for honors at The Huntington’s 5th annual International Orchid Show and Sale. The event showcases lush displays by...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Fri., Oct. 18
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Fri., Oct. 18
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Watercolor painting
Painting The Huntington
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts seven classes in watercolor painting, using the gardens and architecture of The Huntington as subjects. Classes are suitable for beginners as well as experienced...

 
Engraving of dancing people in 1919
In America, Nineteen Nineteen
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Conferences
Location: Rothenberg Hall

The year 1919 was a tumultuous one in American history. It was also the year that Henry E. Huntington created the institution that bears his name. This conference, designed around The Huntington's...

 
A mom and child zesting a lemon
Children’s Workshop: Huntington Harvesters
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Kids

It's harvest time at The Huntington! Join cooking instructor Felicie Borredon from Kids Cook Eat for a harvest of herbs and citrus in the gardens, then learn how to make fresh strawberry mint soup...

 
orchids
International Orchid Show and Sale
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Discover the amazing diversity of orchids as hundreds of exotic blooms compete for honors at The Huntington’s 5th annual International Orchid Show and Sale. The event showcases lush displays by...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Oct. 19
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...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Succulent arrangement inside pumpkin
Flower Arranging: Succulent Pumpkins
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Classes

Top an autumn pumpkin with succulents, dried pods, and nuts to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece or distinctive hostess gift in this workshop presented by Flower Duet. The arrangement lasts for...

 
Chinese monster with snake body and human head
Children's Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Kids

Halloween is just around the corner. Get into the spirit by creating your own creepy monsters using Chinese brush painting techniques. Artist Peifang Liang leads this hands-on workshop. Each child...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Mini white pumpkin with succulents
Children's Flower Arranging: Succulent Mini-Pumpkins
Sat., Oct. 19
Category: Kids

Crafty kids learn how to make fun holiday décor by topping miniature pumpkins with succulent plants in this workshop presented by Flower Duet. Ages 7 and up. (Fee includes one child and one...

 
orchids
International Orchid Show and Sale
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Garden
Location: Brody Botanical Center

Discover the amazing diversity of orchids as hundreds of exotic blooms compete for honors at The Huntington’s 5th annual International Orchid Show and Sale. The event showcases lush displays by...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Hand whisking matcha tea in a bowl
Teahouse Tour and Tea Experience
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Tours

Explore the traditions of the Japanese tea ceremony in a 90-minute program that includes a tour of The Huntington's ceremonial teahouse, Seifu-an, and its surrounding tea garden, followed by a...

 
Ethnobotanist Richard Schultes
Life and Times of Ethnobotanist Richard Schultes in the Amazon
Sun., Oct. 20
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Noted ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin and cartographer Brian Hettler of the Amazon Conservation Team discuss the work of 20th-century ethnobotanist, Richard Schultes, and share their...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Mon., Oct. 21
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Mon., Oct. 21
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Mon., Oct. 21
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Illustration of a man with sword on horseback
In Conversation with Andrew Offenburger
Mon., Oct. 21
Category: Lectures
Location: Ahmanson Classroom, Brody Botanical Center

Andrew Offenburger, assistant professor of history at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, discusses his book Frontiers in the Gilded Age: Adventure, Capitalism, and Dispossession from Southern...

 
Two musicians playing the cello on stage
Chamber Music: Camerata Pacifica - Oct 22
Tue., Oct. 22
Category: Events
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Award-winning chamber music ensemble Camerata Pacifica performs pieces by Copland, Harbison, Crumb, and Bolcom.

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Wed., Oct. 23
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Wed., Oct. 23
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Wed., Oct. 23
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Oct. 23
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.)

 
Henry Huntington as a child
The Founder and the Future: Becoming Henry Huntington
Wed., Oct. 23
Category: Lectures
Location: Haaga Hall

**ROTHENBERG HALL IS FILLED; TICKETS ARE NOW FOR SIMULCAST IN HAAGA HALL**
William Deverell, director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, explores the life of Henry E...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Thu., Oct. 24
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Thu., Oct. 24
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Thu., Oct. 24
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Jim Folsom and participants in his class standing before table with vegetables
Botany Bay Series - April 25
Thu., Oct. 24
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...

 
Daniel Immerwahr
Society of Fellows Seminar: Daniel Immerwahr
Thu., Oct. 24
Category: Society of Fellows

Daniel Immerwahr, Associate Professor at Northwestern University, returns to The Huntington to discuss his New York Times bestselling book, How To Hide An Empire: A History of the Greater United...

 
Fall plant sale
Fall Plant Sale
Fri., Oct. 25
Category: Garden
Location: Plant Sale Nursery

Autumn is the perfect time to plant California natives, and our Fall Plant Sale is the perfect place to stock up on all your favorites, including manzanita, salvia, buckwheat, ceanothus, desert...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Fri., Oct. 25
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Fri., Oct. 25
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Fri., Oct. 25
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Watercolor painting
Painting The Huntington
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Classes

Artist Richard Scott conducts seven classes in watercolor painting, using the gardens and architecture of The Huntington as subjects. Classes are suitable for beginners as well as experienced...

 
Fall plant sale
Fall Plant Sale
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Garden
Location: Plant Sale Nursery

Autumn is the perfect time to plant California natives, and our Fall Plant Sale is the perfect place to stock up on all your favorites, including manzanita, salvia, buckwheat, ceanothus, desert...

 
Ranch garden shed
Ranch Open House 2019
Sat., Oct. 26
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...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Illustration of raven on red book
The Huntington After Dark
Sat., Oct. 26
Category: Events

A perennial favorite returns with a new name, an expanded repertoire, and a whole new cast of characters. Join us for an evening of deliciously dark drama on the moonlit Huntington grounds, as...

 
Fall plant sale
Fall Plant Sale
Sun., Oct. 27
Category: Garden
Location: Plant Sale Nursery

Autumn is the perfect time to plant California natives, and our Fall Plant Sale is the perfect place to stock up on all your favorites, including manzanita, salvia, buckwheat, ceanothus, desert...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Sun., Oct. 27
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Sun., Oct. 27
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Sun., Oct. 27
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Cover of Paper Son
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist
Sun., Oct. 27
Category: Lectures
Location: Rothenberg Hall

Author Julie Leung and illustrator Chris Sasaki discuss the inspiring true story behind their children's book, Paper Son. Li Wei Yang, curator of Pacific Rim Collections at The Huntington,...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Mon., Oct. 28
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Mon., Oct. 28
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Mon., Oct. 28
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
Strange Science graphic
Premier Members Event - Strange Science: Other Worlds and Outer Limits
Tue., Oct. 29
Category: Members

Explore centuries of otherworldly ideas, alien lifeforms, and unearthly travelogues through presentations and special displays of rarely seen objects from our History of Science vaults, and...

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Wed., Oct. 30
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Wed., Oct. 30
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Wed., Oct. 30
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...

 
musican playing instrument in the Chinese Garden
Music in the Chinese Garden
Wed., Oct. 30
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.)

 
Nineteen nineteen exhibition
Nineteen Nineteen
Thu., Oct. 31
Category: Exhibitions
Location: MaryLou and George Boone Gallery

The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off with a major exhibition that examines the institution and its founding through the prism of a single, tumultuous year, with a display of objects...

 
Photograph of an oil field
What Now, Part 1
Thu., Oct. 31
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Library, West Hall

"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century" is a two-part exhibition inviting visitors to consider the continued relevance of the role of The Huntington's library in documenting the...

 
Watercolor painting depicting a townscape
John Ruskin
Thu., Oct. 31
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Huntington Art Gallery, Works on Paper Room

This exhibition brings together 16 works by artists whose careers have either been lauded or criticized by John Ruskin, the Victorian writer and polymath. More...