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What happens to a religious culture once it is no longer allowed to exist? Where might we look to find the material remnants of a religious community that was gradually suppressed ...

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Sep. 5, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Huntington conferences often bring together scholars who present research in progress and then go on to gather the material into a volume of essays for a new book. On Sat., Sept. 8, The Huntington hosts...
Aug. 30, 2012 by James Glisson
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Paints are composed of pigments, normally mineral or plant based, and a binder, which is a sort of glue that holds the pigment together. Oil paints use an oil binder, such as linseed or walnut oil. By...
Aug. 28, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at the age of 82, was a member of a select group—astronauts who walked on the moon. And as the first man, he occupied an even higher stratosphere, keeping company today...
Aug. 24, 2012 by Lisa Blackburn
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Two men who are arguably better acquainted than anyone else with the renowned Desert Garden at The Huntington will be featured speakers at the 29th Succulent Plants Symposium on Sept. 1. The deadline...
Aug. 22, 2012 by Lisa Blackburn
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If you’ve ever longed to spend more time at The Huntington—and, let’s be honest, who hasn’t?—maybe it’s time to consider becoming a volunteer. It’s the perfect way to explore the collections...
Aug. 17, 2012 by Brandon Tam
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Even though S. Robert Weltz is no longer with us today, he is still receiving awards on his prestigious orchid...
Aug. 15, 2012 by Kate Lain
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Videre Latin for to see is a video series that plays with the idea of re-seeing. The short works featured here are explorations of sights sounds and sensing at The Huntington Lumen is Latin for light...
Aug. 10, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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With their high-tech lighting equipment and software Greg Bearman and Ken Boydston can reveal hidden text in old darkened manuscripts. Called spectral imaging (or sometimes multi-spectral imaging)...
Aug. 8, 2012 by Dylan P. Hannon
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The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science and attendant greenhouse facilities are well-stocked with palms, orchids, carnivorous plants, and many other tropical plants...
Aug. 7, 2012 by Louise Guerin
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While everyone knows that The Huntington relies on our assortment of volunteers and docents to give tours, answer questions, and be the face of The Huntington, there are some volunteers who choose to...
Aug. 3, 2012 by Catherine Hess
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I feel as if I met Gore Vidal years before I actually did. In 2006 I saw him dining at Musso and Frank’s on Hollywood Blvd. with several young and attractive men. I was star struck. I walked over and...
Aug. 1, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Jul. 25, 2012 by Thea Page
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Everyone who visited The Huntington noticed him Standing eight feet high, on a two-foot pedestal, the figure of the god of the sea, Neptune, loomed large over all who passed in front of the Library building...
Jul. 20, 2012 by Thea Page
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Jul. 18, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Jul. 13, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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It’s not often that you go to an academic conference and a concert breaks out, but that’s what happened in April when scholars, musicians, and writers gathered at USC for