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Sep. 16, 2020 by Giovana Romano Sanchez
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Hear and Now is a new podcast that connects the incomparable library, art, and botanical collections at The Huntington with the wider world ...
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Sep. 11, 2020
The 37th Annual Succulent Plants Symposium was presented by Huntington staff via Zoom. During the program four brief presentations by Gardens staff provided updates about the Desert Garden Collections...
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Sep. 10, 2020
One of the most famous works at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), has been reinstalled in the Thornton Portrait Gallery...
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Sep. 10, 2020 by Steve Hindle
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In a normal year, nearly 2,000 scholars in the fields of history, literature, art history, and the history of science, technology, and medicine would be conducting academic research ...
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Sep. 9, 2020
One of the most famous works at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, The Blue Boy by Thomas Gainsborough, has been restored and reinstalled in the Thornton Portrait Gallery. This...
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Sep. 8, 2020 by William Deverell
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The catastrophic Creek Fire, burning out of control in the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Fresno, is but one of hundreds of fires ...
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Sep. 4, 2020
In the summer of 1999, The Huntington was the focus of world-wide attention when it exhibited the first Amorphophallus titanum ever to bloom in California. That first bloom started our cultivation of this...
News Release
Sep. 3, 2020
After a five-month postponement caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will open the outdoor areas of the highly anticipated expansion of its renowned...
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Sep. 2, 2020 by Lisa Blackburn
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Notebook paper, No. 2 pencils, colorful new backpacks. Hand sanitizer? Some back-to-school essentials never change, but the COVID-19 pandemic has turned an annual rite on its ear ...
Lecture
Sep. 1, 2020
Two remarkable—and remarkably different—manuscripts from the Library's collections are the focus of this presentation and conversation with Li Wei Yang, Curator of Pacific Rim Collections, and Vanessa...
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Aug. 26, 2020
Writer Lynell George discusses her forthcoming book A Handful of Earth A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler and her experience in The Huntington archives in conversation with William Deverell...
Podcast
Aug. 25, 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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