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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

Champagne & Shopping
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 12–7:30 p.m.
Shop for distinctive gifts while sipping complimentary sparkling wine at our Members-only artisans’ boutique. More

Events for Contributor Level Members and Above

Members’ Orientation
Saturday, Nov. 23, 9 a.m.
Gain an insider’s view of The Huntington and its history during a special guided tour. Reserve

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

Premier Champagne & Shopping   
Monday, Dec. 2, 6–9 p.m. 
Sip complimentary sparkling wine and enjoy live holiday music while shopping for distinctive gifts during exclusive evening hours at our artisans’ boutique and in the Huntington Store. More

Events for Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Society of Fellows

An Evening with Santa   
Friday, Dec. 6, 4:30–8:30 p.m. 
Premier Level Members and the Society of Fellows are invited to bring their camera and take a holiday photo with Santa. Strolling carolers add to the cheer. Rain or shine.

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 StrollsEnjoy 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.

Get Tickets

General admission tickets may be purchased onsite at the time of your visit, or online, and include all exhibitions, galleries, and gardens.