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!
Event for All Members
Summer Evening Strolls
Fridays–Sundays, June–August, 4:30–8 p.m.
Enjoy a stroll in the gardens at twilight on selected evenings June through August (plus Memorial Day and Labor Day). Sunday evenings are for Members at the upper levels (Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor and Society of Fellows) and the public. Reserve
Event for Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, and Benefactor
Members’ Discovery Program - Cocktails & Conversation: Discovering Rose Divas and Designers
Thurs., June 3, 7–8 p.m. (PDT)
Join Tom Carruth, E.L. & Ruth B. Shannon Curator of The Huntington’s Rose Collections, and Dan Bifano, renowned rose garden designer, for a virtual conversation about how new roses are created and named, and how beautiful rose gardens are custom designed to reflect an individual’s personality and taste. Reserve
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 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.