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News Release
Jul. 1, 2020
A new site-specific artwork by Lita Albuquerque, "Red Earth," greets visitors at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens as garden areas reopen after a closure of more than three months...
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Jul. 1, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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In an effort to increase self-sufficiency and reduce trips to the grocery store during our current pandemic, a growing number of people are adding vegetable and herb gardens to their own yards ...
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Jun. 24, 2020 by Lily Allen
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Nine works by the artist Shigemi Uyeda (1902–1980) are among The Huntington's robust collection of American photography ...
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Jun. 17, 2020 by Olga Tsapina
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Last December, The Huntington announced that it had acquired the historical manuscript collection assembled by L. Dennis Shapiro ...
News Release
Jun. 10, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that after more than three months of closure as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will reopen most of its 130 acres of gardens—with...
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Jun. 3, 2020 by Kevin Durkin
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When The Huntington closed nearly three months ago due to a global pandemic some employees whose work was on hiatus because of diminished activities received work reassignments. We asked one of them...
Podcast
May. 29, 2020
Hear and Now is a new podcast that connects the incomparable library, art, and botanical collections at The Huntington with the wider world. Join host Giovana Romano Sanchez for a series of short audio...
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May. 27, 2020 by Suzanne Oatey
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She was the eldest of three daughters from Henry E. Huntington's first marriage and shared her father's appreciation for art, books, and the beauty of California ...
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May. 20, 2020
  Christopher Clark, professor of history at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, explores how conflicts in agriculture over possession of land and slavery in 19th-century United States shaped the...
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May. 20, 2020 by Catherine Hess
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A beloved painting on the second floor of the Huntington Art Gallery has stolen hearts on a regular basis ...
Video
May. 18, 2020
Lodewyk Bendikson was a Huntington bibliographer who became a pioneer in forensic photography. Borrowing material from scientists working at Mount Wilson Observatory, Lodewyk was able to harness the techniques...
News Release
May. 13, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the papers of Gilbert, Florence, and Leslee See Leong, members of two of the earliest and most prominent Chinese...

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