Council also purchases the archive of one of the Republican Party’s founders, a collection of portraits by 19th-century photographers working in the American West, and other treasures.
“Alex Israel at The Huntington” will be on view Dec. 12, 2015 - July 11, 2016
Press Preview Fri., Dec. 11, 10 a.m. - noon
Pilot project serves as national model to boost faculty positions in the humanities and inde
“The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920”
On view Jan. 23–May 9, 2016 MaryLou and George Boone Gallery
“Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese-American Inclusion” will tell the story of the prominent Los Angeles immigration attorney and civic leader during the period of the Chinese Exclusion Act
On view Nov. 21, 2015 - March 21, 2016 Library, West Hall
SAN MARINO, Calif. — The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today a diverse slate of upcoming exhibitions united by a broad common theme—the concept of what it is to be American and how both national and international influences have shaped American culture.
“A World of Strangers: Crowds in American Art” on view Oct. 17, 2015–April 4, 2016 in the Huntington Art Gallery
Works by international artists showcase nature's oddities
Art Collectors’ Council purchases works by Milton Avery, Sargent Claude Johnson, and Helen Lundeberg at its annual meeting
“Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015” On view June 13–Oct. 12, 2015 in the Library, West Hall
Cho-Liang Lin. Photo: Paul Body
Library Collectors’ Council acquires renowned scientist’s lab notes, as well as rare material by 19th-century sailor and autodidact “Wicked Ned,” and letters, poems, and other material by members of Jane Austen’s family
Huntington also acquires Calder’s Bicentennial Tapestries, as well as works by Los Angeles artists Doyle Lane and Millard Sheets for new Education and Visitor Center, w
Huntington is first of nine stops on a national tour.