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Member Programs and Events

In addition to a year of unlimited free admission, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal events, educational lectures, and much more!

Events for All Members

Members' Twilight Garden Strolls
July 14, July 28, and Aug. 11, 5:30–8 p.m.
Enjoy a lovely stroll in the gardens after hours during summer evenings. Dine in the 1919 café, or pick up grab-and-go fare in the Red Car coffee shop.

Events for Contributor Level Members and Above

Members’ Orientation
Saturday, June 29, 9 a.m.
Gain an insider’s view of The Huntington and its history during a special guided tour. Reserve

Members' Summer Evenings
July 13, July 27, Aug. 10, and Aug. 18, 5:30–8 p.m.
Enjoy live music, explore the gardens after hours, relax with a casual meal at 1919 café, or bring a picnic and dine al fresco on the lawn.

Events for Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Society of Fellows

Premier Spring Event - Brushstrokes: Beyond the Gallery 
Tuesday, June 18, 5–8 p.m. 
An evening of exploring art through the Huntington Art Gallery—and beyond. Enjoy live music, complimentary wine, and for-purchase food truck fare. More

Annual Member Events

  • Members' Spring Preview Plant Sale - Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites. Members' invitations include a coupon for an additional 10% discount in the Huntington Store valid on the day of the plant sale.
  • Members' Twilight Garden Strolls - Enjoy a lovely stroll in the gardens after hours on selected dates during the summer. Dine in the 1919 café or pick up grab-and-go fare in the Red Car coffee shop.
  • Members' Summer Evenings - On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above have the opportunity to walk in the gardens and enjoy music and casual dining after public hours.
  • Founder's Day Lecture - The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by The Huntington President.
  • Holiday Shopping Day - Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.
  • Exhibition Previews - All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.
  • Premier Events - Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.

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General admission includes all exhibitions, galleries, and gardens.