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Strange Science: Tales from the Vault
Sun., Nov. 1
Category: Events
Location: Virtual event

Discover the eerier side of The Huntington in a virtual event where curators and botanists share rarely seen objects and otherworldly stories from deep inside the collections. Enter a mysterious...

California juniper bonsai
Sun., Nov. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Installations at five gallery entrances

"Lifelines/Timelines" explores the march of time by comparing the age of California juniper bonsai trees alongside major moments in the institution's 100-year history....

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Red Earth
Sun., Nov. 1
Category: Exhibitions
Location: Bamboo Grove of the Japanese Garden

Installed near the southern entrance to the Japanese Garden, Lita Albuquerque's "Red Earth" features an approximately six-by-four-foot boulder coated with bright red pigment and surrounded by...

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Members’ Orientation - In the Know: Stealth: The Secret Contest to Invent Invisible Aircraft
Wed., Nov. 4
Category: Members
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PST)

Join Randy Shulman, vice president for advancement and external relations, for a conversation with Peter Westwick, a research professor of history at the University of Southern California and...

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Ecologies of Paper in the Early Modern World: Virtual Conference
Thu., Nov. 5
Category: Conferences
Location: Huntington Zoom event

This 2-day conference explores the transmutation, preservation, and loss of paper as a cycle of archiving and forgetting that defined early modern artistic practice, economic transaction, and...

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Los Angeles Underwater: Our Collective Future in Southern California
Thu., Nov. 5
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event

The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West presents a webinar exploring the theme of “Los Angeles Underwater.” One panel session examines the Pacific Ocean in an era of climate change...

Virtual Exhibition Preview - Made in L.A. 2020: a version
Fri., Nov. 6
Category: Society of Fellows
Location: Virtual Event

Join us for a virtual exhibition preview of Made in L.A. 2020: a version. In collaboration with the Hammer, the exhibition includes submissions by 30 Los Angeles-based artists and features new...

Stephanie Jones-Rogers
Mistresses of the Market: White Women and the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Slave Trade
Wed., Nov. 11
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PST)

Stephanie Jones-Rogers, associate professor of history at University of California, Berkeley, draws upon the testimony of formerly enslaved individuals, the correspondence and account books of...

South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico & the Road to the Civil War
Mon., Nov. 16
Category: Lectures
Location: Zoom event (PST)

Join us for a webinar discussing South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War (Basic Books, 2020) by USC History Professor Alice L. Baumgartner. Professor Baumgartner...

Namwali Serpell. Credit: Yanina Gotsulsky.
Black Matter
Wed., Nov. 18
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PST)

Namwali Serpell, professor of literature at Harvard, author of The Old Drift, and recent recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke award for the best science fiction novel published in the UK, discusses...

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Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan
Thu., Nov. 19
Category: Lectures
Location: Huntington Zoom event (PST)

Amy Stanley, professor of history at Northwestern University, introduces the vibrant social and cultural life of early nineteenth-century Japan through the story of an irrepressible woman named...

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Online Holiday Artisans Boutique
Fri., Nov. 20
Category: Events
Location: the Huntington Store online

Discover the Huntington Store’s online holiday collections and specially selected treasures created by 14 local artisans, Nov. 20-29 online only. Order special holiday food and beverage baskets...

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Floral Arranging: Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Sat., Nov. 21
Category: Classes
Location: Huntington Zoom event

Join Flower Duet as they show participants how to make a Thanksgiving-themed centerpiece, perfect for this year’s home gatherings. Taking inspiration from The Huntington’s Herb Garden and its own...