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Aug. 12, 2019 | News
  Event Schedule 9:30 a.m. Check-in 10:30 a.m.–noon Centennial Launch Program Noon–1 p.m. Reception with champagne and light bites
Video still depicting dancers on the staircase in the Huntington Art Gallery, from Apariciones/Apparitions, a video work by Carolina Caycedo.
Jul. 29, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.— A video work by acclaimed Los Angeles artist Carolina Caycedo that reconceptualizes several iconic Huntington spaces through Afro-Latinx and indigenous spiritual practices and dance will go on view Aug. 17, 2019, through Feb.
Geneva H. Thornton. Simon K.C. Li.
Jul. 9, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Geneva H. Thornton, member of the Board of Trustees for The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens since 2008, has announced her retirement from the Board, effective immediately. Newly elected to the Board is Simon K.C.
Elizabeth (Elee) Wood
Jul. 3, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—Elizabeth (Elee) Wood has been named the new Nadine and Robert A. Skotheim Director of Education and Public Programs at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence announced today. Wood will begin in her new role Aug.
color photograph of paper and wood 1798 hand fan
Jul. 2, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—As part of its yearlong Centennial Celebration, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens presents a two-part exhibition that invites visitors to consider the continued relevance of the Library's role in documenting the human experience.
Loretta Bennetts Forever
Jun. 18, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Art Collectors' Council of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens funded the purchase of several notable American works at its annual meeting last month, signaling a commitment to grow and diversify The Huntington's holdings of works by modern and c
Huntington Centennial logo
Jun. 4, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif. — The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it will enter a float in the Jan. 1, 2020 Rose Parade®.
Huntington Centennial logo
Jun. 4, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif. — The Huntington's Centennial Celebration kicks off Sept.
henry huntington sitting
May. 28, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.— "Nineteen Nineteen," the major exhibition of the Centennial Celebration at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, will open on Sept. 21, 2019, demonstrating a pivotal year in world history with about 275 objects drawn from The Huntington's holdings.
Tang Qingnian installation mockup
May. 15, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— A special installation of a new work by visual artist Tang Qingnian 唐慶年 will to go on display in The Huntington's Chinese Garden on June 22, continuing through Sept. 23.
Caligrapher Tang Qingnian
Mar. 20, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has named Beijing-born visual artist Tang Qingnian 唐慶年as the Cheng Family Foundation Artist-in-Residence for 2019.
Mount Wilson Observatory
Feb. 13, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—At a time when humanities programs are under intense scrutiny and being slashed from college and university budgets, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens and Caltech announced today the launch of a new research institute focused specifically on the his
Japanese Heritage House
Feb. 12, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it is adding to its renowned Japanese Garden a 320-year-old house from Marugame, Japan.
A selection of manuscripts from the papers of F. Marion Crawford (1854–1909)
Feb. 7, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the largest trove of writing by American novelist F. Marion Crawford (1854–1909) in existence.
Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Robin Coste Lewis, Nina Katchadourian, Dana Johnson, and Rosten Woo. Photo: Kate Lain
Jan. 23, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens named Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop as its partner for the fourth year of The Huntington's /five initiative.
Enrique Martínez Celaya, The Landmark (installed at the artist’s studio, Culver City, Calif.), 2016. Bronze, 75 x 100 x 94 in. Collection of Bianca and Stuart Roden, London. Photo: Studio Enrique Martínez Celaya
Jan. 15, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Two bronze sculptures and a painting by contemporary Cuban-American artist Enrique Martínez Celaya (b. 1964) will be installed at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens this month.
Celia Paul, The Brontë Parsonage (with Charlotte’s Pine and Emily’s Path to the Moors), 2017. Oil on canvas, 36 1/8 x 29 1/4 in. © Celia Paul. Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro, London / Venice.
Dec. 4, 2018 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Seven paintings by contemporary British artist Celia Paul (born 1959) will be on view Feb. 9 to July 8, 2019, at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Artwork by Mario Ybarra Jr. (left) and artwork by Carolina Caycedo (right)
Oct. 24, 2018 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Two Los Angeles-based artists—Carolina Caycedo and Mario Ybarra Jr. —debut new work beginning Nov. 10 as part of an ongoing contemporary arts initiative at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.
Installation view of Project Blue Boy
Sep. 19, 2018 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, CA-- The exhibition "Project Blue Boy" will open at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens on Sept.
Heather Hart
Sep. 18, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Heather Hart, director of information technology at the Broad museum in Los Angeles, has been named Vice President of Information Technology at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, Karen Lawrence, president of The Huntington, announced today.

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