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News Release
Oct. 26, 2021
SAN MARINO, Calif.—To mark the centennial of the publication of James Joyce’s groundbreaking modernist novel Ulysses, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present an academic...
News Release
Oct. 26, 2021
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present “Mapping Fiction,” an exhibition focused on the ways authors and mapmakers have built compelling fictional...
Lecture
Oct. 21, 2021
Amy McNair, professor of Chinese art at the University of Kansas, explores the calligraphy found in the Lingering Garden in Suzhou, a famous setting for two outdoor formats of calligraphy. Plaques written...
News Release
Oct. 20, 2021
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the archive of acclaimed novelist and travel writer Pico Iyer, author of such bestsellers...
Lecture
Oct. 20, 2021
Nothing generated interest, imitation, and outrage throughout Europe better and more lastingly than Giambattista Guarini's Pastor Fido. In this talk, Eileen Reeves, professor of comparative literature...
News Release
Oct. 18, 2021
SAN MARINO, Calif.—In an agreement destined to have transformative results, The Ahmanson Foundation and The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens have formed a major art acquisitions...
Conference
Oct. 14, 2021
Hilary Mantel, whose literary archive is held at The Huntington, is one of the most critically acclaimed authors working today. Her unprecedented double Booker Prize wins for Wolf Hall and Bring up the...
Verso
Oct. 13, 2021 by Lucy Arnold
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Hilary Mantel, whose literary archive is held at The Huntington, is one of the most critically acclaimed authors working today ...
Lecture
Oct. 13, 2021
Jesse Alemán, professor of English at the University of New Mexico, discusses the lives and letters of the Jimeno brothers, whose coming of age in the years before the U.S. Civil War demonstrates that...
News Release
Oct. 12, 2021
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired one of the world’s most significant libraries focused on the history of cardiology...
Video
Oct. 6, 2021
Olga Tsapina, curator of American historical manuscripts at The Huntington, discusses the importance of a little-known photograph from renowned Civil War photographer Mathew Brady's studio that reveals...
News Release
Oct. 2, 2021
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has commissioned the renowned artist Kehinde Wiley to create a new work inspired by Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy...

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