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’ Evening Garden Strolls at The Huntington
Sunday, July 19, and Friday, August 14, 5:30-8 p.m.
Members enjoy a special time to stroll the gardens after public hours. The Café and Coffee Shop will be open.
EVENTS FOR UPPER LEVEL MEMBERS Contributor, Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
Members’ Summer Evenings 2015
June 20, July 18, August 1 & 15, (Saturdays) 5:30-8 p.m., Music and Picnicking
Bring a blanket or chairs, family and wine, and picnic in a designated area. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own picnic or explore dining options at the Café. The Coffee Shop will be open, offering gelato, specialty coffees, and ready-to-go salads, sandwiches, and baked goods.
June 20: Members of the L.A. Chamber Orchestra – Schubert’s Octet in F major for winds and strings, described by critics as “purest Schubert”, “gloriously melodic”, and “romantically lush.”
July 18: Mora’s Ragtime Orchestra – repertoire from the late 1890s to the 1910s, including classic rags, popular songs, marches, tangos, and waltzes.
August 1: Inka Kings – Their “New Music from the Andes” combines Andean music with Caribbean and tropical elements
August 15: Pasadena Symphony – selections from their classical repertoire.
EVENTS FOR PREMIER LEVEL MEMBERS Affiliate, Supporting, Patron, Benefactor, Fellows
Spring Quarterly Lecture and Viewing of the Exhibition Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015
Saturday, June 13, 7-9 p.m.
Rothenberg Hall and Library West Hall
Mary Robertson and Vanessa Wilkie, co-curators of Magna Carta: Law and Legend, 1215-2015, discuss the lasting impact of the Magna Carta and its relevance to the history of the United States and the modern world. Following the lecture, join the curators in the Library West Hall to ask questions, self-tour the exhibition, and enjoy a reception.
Summer Quarterly Event – “An Evening in the Gallery”
Wednesday, August 26, 6-8 p.m.
Huntington Art Gallery
Melinda McCurdy, Associate Curator of British Art, discusses the concurrent exhibitions “18th Century Pastels” and “British Works on Paper, 1914-1948” in two separate, intimate spaces within the gallery. Also included are docent-led tours, live music, and a wine reception.
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.