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Jul. 26, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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When you step into The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science at The Huntington, you are instantly transported to another world. Consistently warm and humid conditions create a pocket...
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Jul. 19, 2022 by Vanessa Wilkie
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In 1736, just four days before Christmas, 5-year-old Mary “Molly” Leigh wrote a formal letter to her father, Theophilus Leigh, Master of Balliol College, Oxford. The first page of the letter is ruled...
Lecture
Jul. 13, 2022
Ann Bermingham, professor emeritus at UC Santa Barbara, uncovers the methods used to create British drawings between the 17th and 19th centuries As a process of visual thinking, drawing is an art of discovery...
News Release
Jul. 12, 2022
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has acquired the archive of notable early 20th-century Los Angeles architects John and Donald Parkinson. The little-known...
Frontiers
Jul. 12, 2022
 
100 Great British Drawings,” a major exhibition at The Huntington, traces the practice of drawing in Britain from...
News Release
Jul. 6, 2022
SAN MARINO, Calif.—Visitors to the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will have the chance to gain insight into the design and construction of its Chinese Garden in the “Crafting...
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Jul. 5, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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In the botanical world, the Amorphophallus titanum, or Titan Arum, has been an A-list celebrity. The Huntington first acquired one in March 1999, and five months later, the Scott Gallery Loggia was the...
News Release
Jun. 30, 2022
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present the international traveling exhibition “Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts” from...
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Jun. 28, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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In arid 21st-century California, April arrives at the tail end of the rainy season, which concluded this year with a water shortage emergency announcement. By the time state officials released the statement...
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Jun. 21, 2022 by Steve Hindle
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June is a wonderful time of year at The Huntington: The flowers are in bloom, the gardens and galleries are bustling with visitors, and a fresh cohort of scholars are once again poring over our world-class...
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Jun. 14, 2022 by Linde B. Lehtinen and Dennis Carr
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A woman lies naked on the ground, warmed by the sun. The organic lines of her body echo the color and curves of the stone beneath her, and she seems to merge with her environment. The central image is...
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Jun. 7, 2022 by Robert Hori
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Robert Hori, the gardens cultural curator and program director at The Huntington, was invited to serve as guest curator for an exhibition at the Portland Japanese Garden. The collaborative result is...

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