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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.
Huntington's 100th rose
Sep. 6, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today plans to mark its centennial with a year-long series of exhibitions and programs celebrating the impact of the research and educational institution's incomparable collections while exploring the int
Christina Nielsen. Photo credit: Darren Pellegrino
Aug. 16, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens has appointed Christina Nielsen as the Hannah and Russel Kully Director of the Art Collections, Karen R. Lawrence, The Huntington's incoming president announced today.
Artist’s rendering of the Flowery Brush Library
Jul. 18, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that, with the majority of funding in place, it is launching the final phase of construction on its renowned Chinese Garden, known by the poetic name Liu Fang Yuan 流芳園, the Garden of Flowing Fragran
Karen Lawrence
Jul. 5, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Karen R. Lawrence, former president of Sarah Lawrence College, has been named president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, The Huntington's Board of Trustees announced today, following an extensive international search.
Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden
Jun. 20, 2018 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—In a groundbreaking creative partnership, CalArts Center for New Performance (CNP) and The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens have joined forces with the internationally acclaimed playwright Stan Lai 賴聲川 to produce a new, site-specific work written exclu

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