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Posted on Jun. 3, 2020 by Kevin Durkin
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When The Huntington closed nearly three months ago due to a global pandemic some employees whose work was on hiatus because of diminished activities received work reassignments. We asked one of them...

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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
Jul. 11, 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 A simulacrum can be defined...
Jul. 6, 2012 by Brandon Tam
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Forget the tigers; it is all about the tigrinums. During a visit of Huntington staff and volunteers to the San Diego Zoo in May the zoo’s Janette Gerrity...
Jul. 5, 2012 by Kate Lain
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Change is in the air here at the blog, and we couldn’t be more excited. In the next few weeks or so, we will be relaunching with a brand new name and a brand new look (complete with an option to sign...
Jul. 3, 2012 by Lisa Blackburn
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If the Independence Day holiday has put you in the spirit to celebrate all things American this week, be sure to stop by the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art to see our newest acquisition...
Jul. 1, 2012 by Kate Lain
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One hundred fifty years ago today, Abraham Lincoln signed into law the act that set in motion the development of the first transcontinental railroad across the United States. "Visions...