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Member Events

 

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 events, educational lectures, and much more!

 

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EVENTS FOR ALL MEMBERS

 

Evening Garden StrollsMembers’ Evening Garden Strolls

July 10 (Sunday), July 16 (Saturday) and August 14 (Sunday), 5:30–8 p.m.

 

Enjoy a stroll in the gardens after hours on three evenings in July and August. The Café and the Coffee Shop will be open.

 

 


EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor

 

Summer EveningsSummer Evenings

June 26, July 9, July 30 and August 13. Rain or shine.

 

Members are invited to enjoy special Summer Evenings at The Huntington. Wander through the gardens as the sun sinks low in the sky, dine at the Café, or bring your own picnic, or pre-order a gourmet picnic basket from the Café to enjoy on the lawn while listening to live music. (Don’t forget your blanket or chair.)

 

All gardens will be open during Members’ Summer Evenings, as will the Huntington Store. The Library and art galleries will be closed.

 

Gardens open 5:30-8 p.m.
Music 6:30-7:30 p.m.

 

JUNE 26 (SUNDAY)
LORI ANDREWS JAZHARP QUARTET
Shattering clichés about harp music while bridging the gap between traditional and contemporary jazz.

 

JULY 9 (SATURDAY)
SMITH THE BAND
Current and classic country music favorites for all ages.

 

JULY 30 (SATURDAY)
ZHIMING HAN NEW AGE ENSEMBLE
International musical styles and instruments create a relaxing and positive soundscape.

 

AUGUST 13 (SATURDAY)
QUINTET FROM THE PASADENA SYMPHONY
Selections from their classical repertoire.

 

Gourmet picnic baskets are available by pre-order from the Café.

 

Menu

Chicken Pate with Shallot Confit
Artisan Sliced Meats
Roasted Pepper Hummus with Crispy Flatbread
Petite Brie Wheel with Fig Puree and Grapes
Strawberries with Fresh Whipped Cream
Spiced Nuts
Epi Bread Loaf with Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Fresh Baked Cookie Assortment
San Pellegrino
Includes basket, flatware, cups, plates, and napkins.
Minimum of 2, maximum of 4 guests per Basket.
$37.50 per person + tax.
Call 626-405-2246; please order at least one week in advance.

 


EVENTS FOR MEMBERS AT THE SUPPORTING, PATRON, AND BENEFACTOR LEVELS

 

Premier Discovery TourPremier Discovery Tour

Friday, August 5, 9 a.m.

 

Members are invited to join Scott Kleinrock, The Huntington’s Landscape and Planning Coordinator, for an insider’s look at the new gardens in the Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Reservations: 626-405-2124 or memberevents@huntington.org.

 

 

Premier Discovery Program – Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & GreenePremier Discovery Program – “Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Bilingual Photography and the Architecture of Greene & Greene”

Saturday, August 27, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

 

Edward R. Bosley, director of the Gamble House, and Anne Mallek, co-curator, discuss Yasuhiro Ishimoto’s sumptuous black and white photographs of the Craftsman architecture of Charles and Henry Greene. Reservations: 626-405-2124 or memberevents@huntington.org.

 


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 Huntington Store 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 public hours.

 

Founder’s Day Lecture

The topic of this annual institutional talk varies and is decided by Huntington President Laura Skandera Trombley.

 

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.

 

Exhibition Previews

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.

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