STRANGE SCIENCE: Into the Shadows

Enter a dark Victorian landscape and explore peculiar pastimes and creepy characters through live theatrical performances, electrifying presentations, and special displays of rarely seen objects from our vaults.

Age 21+ event. Capacity is limited.
Advance tickets and proof of full vaccination are required.

FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 2021 I 6–9:30 p.m. EVENT INFO

Open to Huntington Members at the Premier levels only
(Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, and the Society of Fellows)

SATURDAY, OCT. 30, 2021 I 6–9:30 p.m. EVENT INFO


Event Highlights

  • LA Opera performs highlights from Stephen Sondheim’s macabre musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • Spine-tingling tales and poems are brought to life by the Guild of St. George in the Edgar Allan Poe Theatre 
  • Steam, Dreams, & Screams: The 'Dreadful' Collections featuring unusual Victorian-era objects, books, and prints from the Library Vaults
  • Brilliant lightning machines demonstrated in Nikola Tesla’s Laboratory
  • Dine (if you dare) in the Blood and Velvet Lounge and be mesmerized by a magical performance by CirqueSanity

  • Libations flow in The Gothic Pavilion, The Haunted Airship, The Raven’s Quill