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Posted on Sep. 16, 2020 by Giovana Romano Sanchez
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Hear and Now is a new podcast that connects the incomparable library, art, and botanical collections at The Huntington with the wider world ...

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May. 3, 2013 by Jennifer Goldman
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Deciding what goes into a library exhibition is far more difficult than you might expect. After months of research in books and archival collections, you’re expected to concentrate all of that knowledge...
May. 1, 2013 by DInah LeHoven
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It’s just one shot, really. It might not even be in the final show. But creating that one shot took permission from the highest levels of The Huntington art division and several hours of direct supervision...
Apr. 26, 2013 by Jennifer Goldman
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I came across quite a few interesting pieces when I was researching my current exhibition, “Cultivating...
Apr. 23, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Earlier this month, Adria L. Imada won the annual Lawrence W. Levine Award from the Organization of American Historians for the best book in American...
Apr. 18, 2013 by Suzanne Oatey
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Today, we’re accustomed to female soldiers, but in 1886, it must have been quite a surprise to see this female Indian scout, rifle in hand, riding along with U.S. soldiers (at left). The U.S.-issued...
Apr. 12, 2013 by Peggy Park
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The Huntington lost a good friend and supporter recently when Carol Pearson passed away in her sleep on March 7, 2013 Carol first came to The Huntington in 1958 to work for the publications department...
Apr. 9, 2013 by Catherine Wehrey
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This is one of the most common questions asked of the Library staff. The Gutenberg Bible, the Ellesmere Chaucer, and first editions of Shakespeare’s plays come to mind when considering famous older...
Apr. 5, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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When David Igler first pondered writing a book about the Pacific Ocean, he admits he felt a little bit out to sea. “I was hoping to bring the Pacific into the framework of how we think about the early...
Apr. 2, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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When Joyce Chaplin attended a conference at The Huntington in January, she completed a rather remarkable journey...
Mar. 27, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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On Monday night, April 1, The Huntington will host a panel discussion devoted to the web-based digital exhibition
Mar. 22, 2013 by Thea Page
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A special treat for art aficionados is now on view in the Huntington Art Gallery. Just outside the Thornton Portrait Gallery (where hangs the famous Blue Boy) is a rare double portrait of The Cheeke Sisters:...
Mar. 20, 2013 by Kate Lain
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Mar. 16, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection which consists of approximately 4400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and 20th centuries. In this series...
Mar. 15, 2013 by Lisa Blackburn
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Will you be wearing green this weekend for Saint Patrick’s Day? If so, you’ll have plenty of good company. But there will be one notable holdout: Saint Patrick himself. In the earliest known likeness...
Mar. 12, 2013 by Sue Hodson
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“His finest-tuned tale yet.” The tale in question is Kent Haruf’s Benediction just published by Knopf...