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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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Visitors to public gardens tend to view trees as background. Exotic blooms, shimmering ponds, and sweeping vistas of color draw the eye more readily. “
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, gypsy 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...
Posted on Nov. 29, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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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.
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...
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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What happens when you take a single sheet of paper and apply the ancient principles of origami coupled with computer-generated folding patterns? In the hands of physicist and origami master
Posted on Nov. 8, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Recently, the director and some of the cast from a current production of Tom Stoppard’s play Arcadia stopped by The Huntington...
Posted on Sep. 19, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Since the age of 10, filmmaker Ben Goldstein has been riveted by the life and writings of Jack London (1876–1916). His fascination with the author of The Call of the Wild and The Sea-Wolf has now spawned...
Posted on Jun. 14, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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In the middle of the 19th century, the small town of Concord, Mass., had an outsized reputation as New England’s intellectual center. This was in large part thanks to the fame of four writers who called...
Posted on May. 12, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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When 19th-century trappers and explorers returned from the Yellowstone region of Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, they told incredible tales of boiling mud, geysers, steaming rivers, and petrified trees...
Posted on Feb. 11, 2016 by Linda Chiavaroli
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It’s not every day that a lithograph from The Huntington’s collections is used to publicize a major archaeological discovery. But that’s what happened last month, when the

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May. 22, 2019 by Natalie Russell
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"Books are weapons in the war of ideas." This was the motto of the Council on Books in Wartime, a consortium of ...
On March 27, 1802, Britain and France signed the Treaty of Amiens, ending a decade of warfare ...
May. 8, 2019 by Peter Blodgett
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It has been 150 years since eastbound and westbound railroad tracks first met at Utah's Promontory Summit, the culmination of many years of planning ...

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