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Decorative pink and white ceramic vase resembling an ornate castle
Jun. 30, 2022 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present the international traveling exhibition “Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts” from Dec. 10, 2022, through March 27, 2023.
Decorative pink and white ceramic vase resembling an ornate castle
Jun. 30, 2022 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present the international traveling exhibition “Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts” from Dec. 10, 2022, through March 27, 2023.
William Blake (1757–1827), Hecate or The Night of Enitharmon’s Joy, 1795. Planographic color print with pen and ink and watercolor on wove paper, 16 3/8 x 22 in. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.
Jun. 2, 2022 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—“100 Great British Drawings,” a major exhibition at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, will trace the practice of drawing in Britain from the 17th through the mid-20th century, spotlighting The Huntington’s important collection of more than 12,000 works
b/w photo booth pictures of Eve Babitz
Mar. 10, 2022 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the archive of Los Angeles author and cultural figure Eve Babitz (1943–2021).
Will Alexander. Photo: Ramon Rao.
Feb. 24, 2022 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the papers of Will Alexander (b. 1948), a multimedia artist and award-winning writer.
From left: Portrait of the See family, including Fong See (third from left) and Letticie “Ticie” Pruett (second from right) and their five children, 1914. The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens; Lisa See (photo by Patricia Williams); and Nathan Wang (photo by Derek Wang).
Feb. 10, 2022 | News
Produced in partnership with LA Opera, the production is based on Lisa See’s book about her Chinese American family and was composed by Nathan Wang, 2022–23 Cheng Family Foundation Visiting Artist Eight outdoor performances May 5–15, 2022
Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey by William Turner
Dec. 13, 2021 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—“100 Great British Drawings,” a major exhibition at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, will trace the practice of drawing in Britain from the 17th through the mid-20th century, spotlighting The Huntington’s important collection of more than 12,000 works
Still shot from short film produced by Ghetto Film School student Mya Dodson on location at The Huntington.
Nov. 10, 2021 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—In an ongoing partnership with Ghetto Film School, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is serving as a training ground for student filmmakers exploring careers in the film industry.
Cara Romero, Hermosa
Nov. 10, 2021 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens is set to open “Borderlands,” a new permanent collections installation that explores a more expansive and contextualized view of American art history.
Mary Lee Bendolph, Image of Formal Presidents
Nov. 4, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—In 2021, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens acquired more than 50 important works of art by a wide range of artists from North America.
Architects Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene
Oct. 28, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has acquired the archives of legendary Arts and Crafts architects Greene & Greene.
Front cover. James Joyce, Ulysses
Oct. 26, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—To mark the centennial of the publication of James Joyce’s groundbreaking modernist novel Ulysses, The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present an academic conference, “
Octavia E. Butler, Map of Acorn from notes for Parable of the Talents
Oct. 26, 2021 | Exhibitions
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will present “Mapping Fiction,” an exhibition focused on the ways authors and mapmakers have built compelling fictional worlds. On view in the Library’s West Hall from Jan.
Pico Iyer. Photo: Brigitte Lacombe.
Oct. 20, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired the archive of acclaimed novelist and travel writer Pico Iyer, author of such bestsellers as The Art of Stillness and The Open Road.
Thomas Cole, Portage Falls on the Genesee
Oct. 18, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—In an agreement destined to have transformative results, The Ahmanson Foundation and The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens have formed a major art acquisitions partnership that provides significant funding to The Huntington to purchase masterpieces of Europe
The Electrocardiogram in Clinical Medicine
Oct. 12, 2021 | News
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired one of the world’s most significant libraries focused on the history of cardiology and cardiovascular science. The W.
Kehinde Wiley's "A Portrait of a Young Gentleman"
Oct. 2, 2021 | Exhibitions
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has commissioned the renowned artist Kehinde Wiley to create a new work inspired by Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy (ca. 1770).
Joseph Wright of Derby, An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump, 1768. Oil on canvas, 72 x 96 1/16 in. National Gallery, London.
Sep. 22, 2021 | News
One of the great masterpieces from the Age of Enlightenment, Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump (1768) will be shown at The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens from Feb. 12 through May 30, 2022, in an installation titled "Science and the Sublime: A...
Kehinde Wiley
Sep. 9, 2021 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has commissioned the renowned artist Kehinde Wiley to create a new work inspired by Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy (ca. 1770).
Yinshi Lerman-Tan
Sep. 2, 2021 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today the appointment of Yinshi Lerman-Tan as the new Bradford and Christine Mishler Associate Curator of American Art.
YOU ARE HERE by Sandy Rodriguez
Aug. 17, 2021 | News
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens this fall will present a new permanent collections installation that explores a more expansive and contextualized view of American art history.

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