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Portrait of the See Family, including Fong See (second from left) and Letticie “Ticie” Pruett (second from right) and their five children, 1914. Unknown photographer. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
May. 13, 2020 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the papers of Gilbert, Florence, and Leslee See Leong, members of two of the earliest and most prominent Chinese American families in Los Angeles
Portrait of Dana Gioia with his cat
Apr. 20, 2020 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the papers of Dana Gioia, an internationally acclaimed poet and writer who served as the chair of the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003–09 and as the California Poet Laureate from 2015–19.
The Blue Boy portrait by Thomas Gainsborough
Feb. 27, 2020 | Exhibitions
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that the extensive 18-month-long initiative to analyze, conserve, and restore The Blue Boy (ca. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788) is complete, and the iconic painting will go back on view Thursday, March 26 in the...
kids looking at didactic
Feb. 26, 2020 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has been awarded a $5 million grant over four years from The Rose Hills Foundation, targeted at one of The Huntington's strategic goals: expanding its educational and public programs and making the institution more accessible to a diverse...
Documents of the Walking Purchase and the Councils of Easton, 75 manuscripts, including two manuscript maps, 1685–1762. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
Feb. 6, 2020 | News
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 Purchase—that defrauded the Lenni Lenape (known to Europeans as Delawares) out of more than a...
California juniper bonsai
Jan. 23, 2020 | Exhibitions
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 Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
Artwork by Kahlil Joseph
Jan. 21, 2020 | Exhibitions
The Hammer Museum and The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today the 30 artists participating in "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," the fifth iteration of the Hammer's biennial exhibition highlighting the practices of artists working throughout the greater Los Angeles...
Susan R. and L. Dennis Shapiro with some of their presidential letters and related materials.
Dec. 12, 2019 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it is establishing the Shapiro Center for American History and Culture at The Huntington, thanks to a generous gift from L. Dennis and Susan R. Shapiro.
"Cultivating Curiosity" float in progress. Photo: Phoenix Decorating
Dec. 5, 2019 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that its "Cultivating Curiosity" float in the 2020 Rose Parade® will host eight riders and will be followed by six walkers as it makes the 5.5-mile journey down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena on New Year's Day.
The Hilton Als Series: Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Jan. 25–May 11, 2020
Dec. 3, 2019 | News
The Huntington announces its 2020 lineup of exhibitions, installations, openings, talks, performances and special events.
Left: Lita Albuquerque. Photo courtesy of the artist. Right: Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of Luftwerk. Photo credit: Most Visual.
Dec. 3, 2019 | Exhibitions
As part of its yearlong Centennial Celebration, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has commissioned two temporary art installations by Los Angeles-based artist Lita Albuquerque and Chicago-based Luftwerk, the artistic collaboration of Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero.
Janet Alberti. Photo: Katherine Du Tiel
Nov. 22, 2019 | News
Following an extensive nationwide search, Janet Alberti, currently the deputy director of finance and administration at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), has been named the Anne and Jim Rothenberg Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Huntington.
Portrait of Zachariah Taylor Shugart
Nov. 13, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired two collections related to abolition and slavery in 19th-century America, including an exceptionally rare account book from the Underground Railroad.
Dennis Carr
Oct. 22, 2019 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that Dennis Carr has been named Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art.
Detail of ship from Thomas More Utopia
Oct. 9, 2019 | Exhibitions
New works of art and literature will debut at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens in "Beside the Edge of the World," one of the programs marking The Huntington's Centennial.
Hammer Museum logo and Huntington Centennial logo
Sep. 5, 2019 | News
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The Hammer Museum today announced a new partnership with The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens for Made in L.A. 2020, the upcoming edition of the Hammer's acclaimed biennial. The announcement was made by Hammer Director Ann Philbin alongside Karen R.
Huntington logo with new name
Sep. 5, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The institution formerly known as The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has changed its name to The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
Huntington Centennial logo
Sep. 5, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif. — The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off Sept. 5, 2019, setting in motion a yearlong series of exhibitions, public programs, artist interventions, and more—inviting people with a range of interests to engage with the venerable institution's collections and the...
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Greenhouse Fantasies
Aug. 30, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—Recent paintings by contemporary British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye will be on view Jan. 25–May 11, 2020, at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Huntington 2020 rose parade float design
Aug. 15, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens revealed today the float design and theme for its entry in the 2020 Rose Parade®.

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