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Detail of bestiary
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Capturing Bestiarium: The Art and Science of Digitization
Apr. 7, 2021

Join our digital library team for an overview of the process of digitizing documents to make them available to researchers in the Huntington Digital Library. The team demonstrates the steps to digitize the illustrated 15th-century bestiary, Dialogus Creaturarum, ascribed to Nicolaus Pergamenus and the...

 

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Frederic Edwin Church, Chimborazo, 1864
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Founders' Day Lecture - Mapping and Memory: Activating the Huntingtons’ Collecting Legacy
Feb. 24, 2021

Dennis Carr, Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art gives brief remarks before being joined in conversation with artist Sandy Rodriguez, 2020-2021 Caltech-Huntington Art + Research Fellow. Together, they reexamine the Huntington family's legacy and interest in the Spanish-speaking world and pose...

 
deader than dead by Ligia Lewis
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Screening: deader than dead with Ligia Lewis & Mlondi Zondi
Feb. 21, 2021

Movement artist and scholar Mlondi Zondi joins Made in L.A. 2020 artist Ligia Lewis in conversation, followed by a screening of Lewis’s dance performance deader than dead (2020). Conceived, choreographed, and directed by Lewis for Made in L.A., deader than dead was originally intended to be a live...

 
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The Garden as Feminine Lettered Space in "The Story of the Stone" and Beyond
Feb. 18, 2021

Dr. Wai-yee Li, professor of Chinese literature at Harvard University, explores how different types of literary activities such as reading, painting, poetry composition, and opera are defined by garden design and spatial setting in The Story of the Stone (also known as The Dream of the Red Chamber...

 
Art by Ser Serpas
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Ser Serpas
Feb. 17, 2021

Join Connie Butler, chief curator at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Ser Serpas, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version." The program is presented by the Hammer Museum.

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Art by Mr. WASH
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Conversation with Fulton Leroy Washington (aka MR. WASH) & Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi
Feb. 11, 2021

The artist Fulton Leroy Washington (aka MR. WASH) joins Made in L.A. 2020 assistant curator of performance Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi in conversation. The pair discusses MR. WASH's painting practice—which has focused on portraits of public figures and individuals the artist met while incarcerated—and his participation in...

 
Art by Brandon D. Landers
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Brandon D. Landers
Feb. 10, 2021

Join Erin Christovale, associate curator at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Brandon D. Landers, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version." The program is presented by the Hammer Museum.

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Shapiro Book Prize Lecture: The Rise of the Latino Vote
Feb. 3, 2021

On the occasion of winning The Huntington's inaugural Shapiro Book Prize for The Rise of the Latino Vote: A History, professor Benjamin Francis-Fallon discusses how Latina/o leaders in the U.S. first came to see themselves as belonging to one political community, exploring their attempts to establish...

 
Art by Jill Mulleady
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Jill Mulleady
Feb. 3, 2021

Join Aram Moshayedi, Robert Soros Curator at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Jill Mulleady, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version." The program is presented by the Hammer Museum.

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Art by Katja Seib
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Lunchtime Art Talk on Katja Seib
Jan. 27, 2021

Join Nika Chilewich, curatorial assistant at the Hammer Museum, for this short and insightful discussion about artist Katja Seib, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made in L.A. 2020: a version." The program is presented by the Hammer Museum.

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Collecting Continuums: What Now
Jan. 27, 2021

Join Huntington Library curators and members of the trade, library, and collecting communities for a panel discussion on individual and institutional collecting today. Moderated by Claudia Funke and Erin Chase—curators of the Huntington exhibition "What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century"—the...

 
Chinese print
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Unmoored Gardens: Shifting Cultural Spaces in Late Imperial China
Jan. 21, 2021

Dr. Einor Cervone, the Mozhai Foundation Curatorial Fellow in the department of Chinese art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), explores the unlikely links between Ming dynasty (1368–1644) garden culture and waterborne culture. The talk showcases how refined activities like painting, calligraphy, and...

 
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Cataloging in the Time of COVID
Jan. 13, 2021

Cataloging in the Time of COVID: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How The Huntington's American History Materials Are Made Accessible by Archival Processing

Join three panelists for a behind-the-scenes look at how a recent acquisition of American history materials—the Shapiro collection—came to...