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Posted on Apr. 8, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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To refute the long-held assertion that the Chinese who labored in California's Gold Rush were all indentured servants, Mae Ngai delved deep into The Huntington's collections ...
Posted on Mar. 11, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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For the second event in The Huntington's Centennial Celebration series "Why It Matters," Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence welcomed Drew Gilpin Faust ...
Posted on Jan. 2, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Once asked by the press if he planned to write a memoir, the famously private Henry E. Huntington demurred ...
Posted on Nov. 20, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century," Part 1, in the Library's West Hall through February 17, offers what co-curator Claudia Funke calls "a tantalizing glimpse of The Huntington's...
Posted on Jul. 10, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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An art installation unlike any The Huntington has displayed before is now on view in the Chinese Garden ...
Posted on Mar. 13, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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In February, The Huntington announced that it had acquired a 320-year-old Magistrate's House from Marugame in Japan's Kagawa Prefecture ...
Posted on Feb. 20, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Enrique Martínez Celaya (b. 1964) began his formal training in art at the age of 12 as an apprentice to a painter, but it was not until many years later ...
Posted on Dec. 19, 2018 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Countless novelists, composers, poets, and playwrights have sourced Italy's Venice for their creations. Somewhat less prominent on the cultural radar are the visionary developers, marketing-savvy citrus...
Posted on Oct. 3, 2018 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Between World War I and World War II, Los Angeles experienced rapid growth, attracting new, talented architects both locally and from other parts of the U.S.. ...
Posted on May. 16, 2018 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Posted on Apr. 25, 2018 by Linda Chiavaroli
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E.L. Trouvelot made one big mistake in his life: releasing, by accident, moths he was studying into the woods near his home in Medford, Massachusetts in the 1860s. This error, which had dire consequences...
Posted on Mar. 14, 2018 by Linda Chiavaroli
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The concept for the book Civil Wars: A History in Ideas, David Armitage's examination of bloody conflicts from ancient times to the present, germinated in the idyllic surroundings of The Huntington ...
Posted on Nov. 29, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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To complement the exhibition "Visual Voyages: Images of Latin American Nature from Columbus to Darwin," The Huntington engaged young Angeleno artists, ages 18 to 26, to look at Latin America from their...
Posted on Oct. 26, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, The Huntington is mounting an exhibition that explores the power of the written word as a mechanism for radical change. "The Reformation: From the Word...
Posted on Jul. 12, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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The Lily Ponds, among the first garden features developed at The Huntington, are at their seasonal peak now. William Hertrich, Henry Huntington's first superintendent of the gardens, created the five descending...
Posted on Mar. 27, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Children with autism react to sensory stimuli in very different ways. Some children on the autism spectrum are overly sensitive, while others are just the opposite. The Huntington offers a range of environments...
Posted on Jan. 5, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Posted on Dec. 14, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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"Geographies of Wonder: Evolution of the National Park Idea, 1933–2016," an exhibition in the Library's West Hall, examines how the idea of national parks evolved over time. Two images at the entrance...

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Jun. 28, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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In arid 21st-century California, April arrives at the tail end of the rainy season, which concluded this year with a water shortage emergency announcement. By the time state officials released the statement...
Jun. 21, 2022 by Steve Hindle
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June is a wonderful time of year at The Huntington: The flowers are in bloom, the gardens and galleries are bustling with visitors, and a fresh cohort of scholars are once again poring over our world-class...
Jun. 14, 2022 by Linde B. Lehtinen and Dennis Carr
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A woman lies naked on the ground, warmed by the sun. The organic lines of her body echo the color and curves of the stone beneath her, and she seems to merge with her environment. The central image is...

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