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Junipero Serra and the Legacies of the California MissionsForm and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940–1990Illuminated Palaces: Extra-Illustrated Books from the Huntington Library

EXHIBITIONS

 

Junipero Serra and the Legacies of the California Missions

 

Revisiting The Cottage Door: Gainsborough’s Masterpiece in Focus

 

Form and Landscape: Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Basin, 1940–1990

 

Illuminated Palaces: Extra-Illustrated Books from the Huntington Library

 

UPCOMING 

 

Face to Face: Flanders, Florence, and Renaissance Painting

NEWS

 

The Year Ahead at The Huntington

Fall Brings Major Exhibitions and Dynamic New Gallery Installations

A landmark exhibition marking the 300th anniversary of the birth of Junípero Serra, an international exhibition of Renaissance paintings, and the opening of a dynamically re-envisioned new installation of the Library’s most valued objects are among the highlights visitors can expect at The Huntington this fall.

 


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A Treasure Among Treasures

A Treasure Among Treasures

What do Prince Charles, Terry Jones of Monty Python fame, and author Hilary Mantel have in common? Apart from their British roots, all three have been assisted by Mary Robertson, The Huntington’s William A. Moffett Curator of British Historical Manuscripts. At the end of the month, Mary will retire after 42 years on the staff... KEEP READING

 


UPCOMING   

 

Music in the Chinese GardenMusic in the Chinese Garden
WEDNESDAYS, 1-3 PM, FREE
Enjoy the sounds of traditional Chinese music Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. in the Chinese Garden. A different solo musician will perform each week, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, sheng, pipa, erhu, and zheng. 

 

 

Ranch Open HouseRanch Open House
SEPT 28, SAT, 10:30 AM–1 PM
Explore The Huntington’s urban agriculture site and take home some fresh ideas for sustainable gardening.

 

 

 

Symposium - East Asian Gardens as Social SpacesSymposium - East Asian Gardens as Social Spaces
SEPT 28, SAT, 8:30 AM–5 PM
Speakers at this day-long symposium examine how gardens historically were used in China, Korea, and Japan. In all three countries, gardens were enclaves of intellectual and political retreat where poetry, music, painting, and calligraphy flourished.

  


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"Founding Gardeners" on iTunes U"Founding Gardeners" on iTunes U
In July 1776, as George Washington prepared for the British attack of New York, his thoughts turned to mountain laurel, flowering dogwood, and redbud. Find out why by listening to Andrea Wulf’s Huntington talk about her 2011 book Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation. LISTEN

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