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Mar. 27, 2020
The restoration of "The Blue Boy" by Thomas Gainsborough is complete. As we await Blue Boy's public unveiling, Christina Nielsen reflects on the project ...
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Mar. 25, 2020 by Lorraine Perrotta
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"We must first possess the region that we live in, first in our minds, to say, 'I'm from here.'" So states Luis Valdez, author of the play Zoot Suit ...
Lecture
Mar. 23, 2020
Welcome to The Collections, a podcast produced by The Huntington, hosted by Huntington President Karen R Lawrence...
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Mar. 11, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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For the second event in The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence welcomed Drew Gilpin Faust ...
Lecture
Mar. 9, 2020
Wade Graham, author of American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards, What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are, explores the birth and career of the modern garden...
Lecture
Mar. 5, 2020
 
Damian Duffy and John Jennings, the award-winning team behind the #1 bestseller Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, discuss their new graphic novel adaptation of Octavia E. Butler's Parable of...
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Mar. 4, 2020 by Clay Stalls
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The Huntington's readers are at the heart of the Library's mission, and a historically important letter in The Huntington's institutional archives offers evidence ...
Conference
Feb. 29, 2020
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 (1368–1644)...
News Release
Feb. 27, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that the extensive 18-month-long initiative to analyze, conserve, and restore The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788)...
Lecture
Feb. 27, 2020
Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with Drew Gilpin Faust, former president of Harvard and Civil War scholar, about the importance of the humanities ...
Lecture
Feb. 27, 2020
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 the collection...
News Release
Feb. 26, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has been awarded a $5 million grant over four years from The Rose Hills Foundation, targeted at one of The Huntington's strategic goals: expanding...

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