In addition to a year of unlimited free admission to The Huntington, Members also receive special invitations to exclusive events including previews of world-class exhibitions, seasonal plant festivals, educational lectures, and much more!
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EVENTS FOR ALL MEMBERS
Members’ Holiday Champagne & Shopping Day
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Shop for distinctive gifts in the Store and a holiday boutique while sipping a glass of sparkling wine. Stroll in the gardens until 4:30 p.m. More details.
Members’ Santa Days
Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 5 & 6, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bring your camera and take a holiday photo with Santa.
EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
Upper Level Members’ Santa Day
Friday, Dec. 4, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Santa will make an early appearance just for Upper Level Members. Bring your camera and take a memorable holiday photo with him.
EVENTS FOR PREMIER LEVEL MEMBERS Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
Fall Quarterly Event – Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration
Tuesday, September 29, 5:30-9 p.m.
Enjoy Chinese music, food stations, wine and tea bars, and desserts. Participating restaurants include Bird Pick Tea and Herb, Chengdu Taste, Choza 96, Copa Vida, Fluff Ice, Haidilao Hot Pot, Luscious Dumplings, Maison Akira, New Fusion, Pine & Crane, Roy’s of Pasadena, WP24 by Wolfgang Puck, and many more.
Among the evening’s highlights will be traditional and contemporary Chinese music by Spring Thunder Chinese Music Association, UCLA Music of China Ensemble, and Eastwest Entertainment. Excerpts from The Dream of the Red Chamber, playwright Henry Ong’s English-language stage adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, will also be performed.
Members receive complimentary, non-transferable admission for two to the Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration. You are welcome to bring guests for an additional fee. Please call the Membership office for details: 626.405.2124. Cocktail attire or Chinese dress suggested. Comfortable shoes recommended. Please respond by Monday, September 21, to email@example.com or call 626.405.2124.
Premier Discovery Tour – Advocating Inclusion: You Chung Hong’s Vision and Legacy for Chinese America
Saturday, November 21, 9-10 a.m.
Join Li Wei Yang, curator of Western American History, for a tour and conversation on the exhibition, which explores Chinese American immigration in Los Angeles during the early 20th century.
Annual Member Events
Members' Spring Preview Plant Sale
Members shop early before the sale opens to the public. Choose from a wide variety of rare and unusual plants and proven favorites. Members’ invitations include a coupon for an additional 10% discount in the Bookstore & More valid on the day of the plant sale.
Members' Summer Evenings
On selected evenings, Members at the Contributor level and above have the opportunity to stroll the gardens and enjoy music and casual dining after The Huntington has closed to the public.
Founder’s Day Lecture
The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by Huntington President Steve Koblik.
Members’ Open House
As a special thank-you for their support, Members annually enjoy exclusive presentations and activities.
Holiday Shopping Day
Each December enjoy holiday programming and a boutique filled with one-of-a-kind treasures made by local artisans.
All members receive special invitations to preview new exhibitions before they open to the public.
Quarterly Lectures and Previews
Affiliate through Benefactor Members are invited to attend quarterly lectures and exhibitions. Lecture subject correlates with Huntington exhibitions, and times vary from afternoon to evening.