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Feb. 26, 2020 by Phillip E. Bloom and Nicholas Menzies
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In his memoirs, Chrétien-Louis-Joseph de Guignes (1759–1845), who served as a French functionary in Guangzhou (Canton) from 1783 to 1796, wrote vividly ...
Video
Feb. 24, 2020
Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by Pulitzer...
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Feb. 24, 2020
Recent portrait-like paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye are displayed adjacent to the historic Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in an exhibition curated by Pulitzer...
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Feb. 19, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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In The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series called "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with national leaders  ...
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Feb. 12, 2020 by Thea Page
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An installation of contemporary British paintings of fictional black characters has been juxtaposed with The Huntington's collection of 18th-century British portraits ...
Lecture
Feb. 12, 2020
Peter Stallybrass, professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, examines a single letter that Elizabeth Barrett wrote to Hugh Stuart Boyd, a scholar with whom she was passionately in love...
News Release
Feb. 6, 2020
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired a recently discovered archive documenting an 18th-century investigation into a land deal—the so-called Walking...
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Feb. 6, 2020
Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence speaks with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, about why archives and libraries exist and why the work they do continues to be important ...
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Feb. 5, 2020 by Usha Lee McFarling
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The Pavilion for Washing Away Thoughts (Di Lü Ting 滌慮亭) lies tucked along the stream between the Japanese and Chinese gardens ...
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Jan. 29, 2020 by Jessica Pettengill
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The North Vista—with its stately lawn, Baroque fountain, and Henry E. Huntington's personal sculpture collection—has been an iconic location at The Huntington ...
Conference
Jan. 24, 2020
Rooted in The Huntington's substantial collection of Mormon history materials, this conference commemorates the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith's proclaimed First Vision experience ...
News Release
Jan. 23, 2020
Visitors will discover an expansive new way to look at miniature trees in "Lifelines/Timelines: Exploring The Huntington's Collections Through Bonsai," on view March 14 through June 15 at The Huntington...

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