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"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.
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.
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 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®.
Chinese calligraphy
Aug. 13, 2019 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—Timed to coincide with the grand opening in May 2020 of the final phase of its Chinese Garden, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens will present an exhibition of Chinese calligraphy
Artist rendition of Stargazing Tower in Chinese Garden
Aug. 13, 2019 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.— Nearly a year after breaking ground on the final phase of its renowned Chinese Garden, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today that the project is on track for completion in May 2020.
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

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